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Our Pest Control Blog

Interested in learning more about common bugs in our community and maybe some DIY tricks? Learn from the experts at Sherrill with our blogs!


The Magical Glow of Tennessee's Lightning Bugs: Why Do They Light Up?

As summer evenings descend on the Volunteer State, a enchanting spectacle unfolds in our backyards and forests. Tennessee's lightning bugs, also known as fireflies, put on a dazzling light show that captivates both young and old. But have you ever wondered why these fascinating insects light up? Let's explore the science behind this natural wonder.Read more

What Kills Bed Bugs Instantly? A Tennessee Resident's Guide

Bed bugs are a growing concern for Tennessee residents, particularly in urban areas and tourist hotspots like Nashville, Memphis, and Knoxville. These persistent pests can cause sleepless nights and significant stress. Let's explore effective methods to eliminate them quickly.Read more

What Do Lightning Bugs Eat? A Guide for Tennessee Nature Lovers

Lightning bugs, also known as fireflies, are a magical part of Tennessee's summer evenings. These bioluminescent beetles fascinate both children and adults alike. But have you ever wondered what these glowing insects eat? Let's explore the diet of lightning bugs and how it relates to our Tennessee ecosystem.Read more
rodent on tree branch

Dangers of Rodents in Your Home

Rodents can be a huge nuisance in your home and, if left unchecked, can cause serious damage. Not only can they contaminate food, but they can also chew through furniture and walls, spreading disease and infection.Read more

Why Are There Ants In My House?

Ant infestations in houses are a common problem that many homeowners encounter. These tiny pests can invade your living space, causing annoyance and frustration.Read more
ladybug on a leaf

Everything You Need To Know About Ladybugs

Ladybugs, also known as ladybirds or lady beetles, are small, colorful insects that are popular among gardeners. While ladybugs are generally beneficial to the environment, they can become a pest if they enter homes or buildings in large numbers.Read more

5 Early Signs That You Have Termites

Termites are one of the most destructive pests that can invade your home. If left unchecked, they can cause significant damage to your home's structure and be a costly problem to fix.Read more

How To Rodent Proof Your Home

A rodent infestation is not something that any homeowner wants to deal with, but, unfortunately, it is a common problem. Read on to find out how to stop rodents from getting into your home so you can protect yourself and your family.Read more