Pest Control Articles – Knoxville

Keep that Basement or Crawl Space Clean

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Does your basement or enclosed structure get the proper moisture control it needs? Vapor barriers in a crawl spaces or basements are important because the earth adds an ample amount of moisture to a crawl space. Moisture causes

Buying or Selling Your Home? You’ll Want to Read This

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Termites, oh those pesky termites. Easy to keep away from your home, but detrimental to your property’s value if you get an invasion. If you are planning on buying or selling your home you

The House, the house is on FIRE! … from Fire Ants

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Summer is upon us and with this gorgeous warm southern weather comes bugs, pests and rodents. One of the most annoying bugs you can find in East Tennessee is the Fire Ant. Fire Ants look

Rain Rain Take these Mosquitos Away


In East Tennessee we get summer rains, and while that is great for our gardens and yards, it ISN’T so great for ditches and areas where standing water will pond. This is a recipe

Protect your family from Ticks Carrying Life-threatening Powassan Virus


Powassan virus (POW) starts with fever, vomiting, seizures and memory loss. About half of survivors have permanent neurological symptoms and 10% of all cases are fatal, according to the Centers for Disease Control and

They’re Coming to Invade Your Home: ANTS!


As the East Tennessee weather gets warmer, more and more insects will begin to come alive, looking for delicious spots to invade your home. One pest we are sure to see a lot of

Run for the Hills! Swarming Termites are Coming!


Swarming Termites!!! Could there be anything worse!?!  Don’t Run for the Hills, Instead Call Preferred Pest Termite and Turf to stop these swarmer in before they take over your home. Termite swarmers are winged termites whose

Carpenter Bees vs. Bumblebees


There are many benefits to seeing bees around your home, but make sure they are the RIGHT kind of bee. Bumblebees are known to be unaggressive and harmless to your home, and play a vital

Sleep Tight without Bites


Another report has come out with these pests we just can’t stand to have in our homes, the ones that runs fear down our spine… BED BUGS! Local station, WBIR has done a story

Mice Mice Baby


As cold weather is still among us in East Tennessee so are mice and other rodents trying to invade your home! Don’t let these pesky guys take over! Sure you could set traps and