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Great Company!I have been using U.S. Pest to protect my home and business for over a decade. The stance that this company takes on customer service has always been outstanding with a "whatever it takes" attitude. This company is fantastic and so are their friendly professionals.
Caring for your customers!I love U.S. Pest because the chemicals you use are pet and environment friendly. We like Bobby because he is always happy. He is also very friendly and professional. Thank you for hiring the best - like Bobby - and caring for your customers. Portland, TN
“We protect what matters most and as confident leaders in the pest control industry we are raising the bar and setting the standards high. We believe the highest standards didn’t exist in the industry so we’ve created them.”
– Erica Brister, CEO & President
Careers at U.S. Pest
Our People Make The Difference At U.S. Pest Protection
At U.S. Pest, we do whatever it takes for our customers. It’s the reason more people are choosing us – and staying with us – year after year. In addition, we promise to protect your home from bug activity or we’ll offer a full refund of your contract. Furthermore, we will retreat your property for free. Above all, no other pest control company in Tennessee stands by their service like we do.
About Our Nashville Pest Control, Termite Protection, & Moisture Services
First of all, U.S. Pest Protection is the best pest control company in the industry. Our great customers are the ones that let us know this every day. Furthermore, we protect your home from ants, bed-bugs, mosquitoes, roaches, rodents, spiders, stinging insects, termites, ticks, and more. Above all, our pros go above and beyond to do the job right. In contrast, we offer commercial business solutions as well.
Termite protection is an invest in your home’s future. Without a proper inspection, you may not know exactly what is going on in, around, or underneath your home. You can get a free inspection via U.S. Pest. As a result, you will be protected with a termite guarantee that is more valuable than home owners insurance.
Protect from harmful moisture related issues in or under your home. We offers encapsulation services that are the best in the business. In addition, we offer moisture barrier solutions and preventative services against wood fungi and fungus growth in and underneath your home. Contact us today and we’ll provide service within 24 hours.
Because we have the best professionals in the industry, we offer other services that expand your opportunities to relax and spend more time with your family. For the reason that we’re growing as a business, we have added services such as lawn & turf care services, ventilation system services, and more. Similarly, we also offer a wide variety of the same services for commercial business also.
Almost every inspection that we offer is free for customers and non-customers. Certainly, we will inspect your home’s crawlspace for any issues that you may or may not know about. Rather than telling you, we will even document any concerns with camera proof for detail. As a result, we offer the best service in the industry!
Finally, after we have you in our system as a new customer, you can easily access your account online at uspest.com. Due to our newly integrated system, you can manage your account conveniently and access any information needed at your fingertips. As a result, we provide solutions that make you and your family’s lives easier.
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STAY CONNECTED WITH U.S. PEST
First of all, some people think that social media destroys human interaction and real life human relationships. Consequently, that can be the case. But, at U.S. Pest Protection, that is definitely not the case. In contrast, we believe strongly in human interaction. While other companies use automated phone systems, a human answers the phone 100% of the time at U.S. Pest. As a result, our customers are communicated to mainly in person or via phone communication. Most noteworthy, a human ALWAYS answers the phone at U.S. Pest. Likewise, when a U.S. Pest representative answers the phone, we always answer with the same greeting.
It’s an amazing day at U.S. Pest, you have our full attention!
Due to our focus on customer service at U.S. Pest, social media is indeed a great alternative resource for communication. Furthermore, it’s a great tool to connect more with our customers. Certainly, you can reach out to us any time on social media. Hence the links available above! Similarly, we are available to take care of your pest control needs 24 hours per day, 7 days a week. Because we believe in our customers, we extend every avenue possible for communication. For the reason that we want to provide all of our customers with the best customer service possible! Finally, do you need a great pest control company? Rather than go with that self-automated competition, chose a company that actually cares. As a result, choose U.S. Pest Protection! Above all, U.S. Pest is the best pest control company in the industry! Contact us today!
Have a question? Call us. You’ll have our full attention!
MISSION & STANDARDS
First of all, U.S. Pest is #1 in Tennessee for a reason. In contrast, out of 20,000 companies in America, we are in the top 100 in the world. Most noteworthy, U.S. Pest and our people who protect you are on a mission to protect what matters most. As a result, you have our full attention from the moment you call to the day you move. Above all, we are with you the throughout the whole journey with U.S. Pest.
In addition, over 50,000 people are protected by U.S. Pest in Tennessee. Furthermore, over 20,000 homes are protected from wood destroying insects and fungus. We are experts in our field and set the standard for the trade of pest control. To add, our employees are drug tested. Also, they are required to have a clean driving record. As a result, our pros have a clean and investigated background check before they ever step foot in U.S. Pest, let alone allowed in or around your home.
Finally, we have license and certification credentials for the raving daily work that we perform for our customers. Most noteworthy, we house one of only two entomologists in the state of Tennessee that have his credentials. Furthermore, U.S. Pest has created pathways revolutionizing how pest control is done through strategic partnerships with beekeepers.
U.S. PEST IS THE WORLD’S ONLY BEE-FRIENDLY PEST CONTROL COMPANY
At U.S. Pest Protection, we protect your home AND we protect the bees. We believe the highest standards didn’t exist in the pest control industry, so we created them. In addition, we believe in protecting our customers while saving our pollinators. Likewise, we believe in ending the current honey bee crisis. In contrast, as a leader in the pest control industry, our goal is to promote the awareness of the declining of the honey bee population and create a change in the pest control industry. U.S. Pest President & CEO, Erica Brister, created an industry leading change, along with a festival that would do just that. Brister is the creator and original founder of the annual Tennessee Honey Festival which takes place each year in Nashville, TN. The Tennessee Honey Festival was founded on the principle of saving the honey bees, while protecting our customers.
WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU GET BITTEN BY A BROWN RECLUSE IN TENNESSEE
The brown recluse spider has become famous because of reports of it’s necrotic bite. First of all, we see pictures in the media of skin lesions and horrible reactions with this spider’s bite. These events can occur but there is a lot more to the story when we gather all the information.
Furthermore, the most commonly identifiable feature of this spider is the violin or fiddle shape mark located on the spiders back.
WHERE ARE BROWN RECLUSE SPIDERS IN TENNESSEE COMMONLY FOUND?
Brown recluse spiders (Loxosceles reclusa) are commonly found in the central areas of the United States. They range from Nebraska south into Texas. The range moves east into Georgia and Tennessee and north into Kentucky and southern Illinois.
There are some related species mostly found the the southwestern desert areas. Sometimes medical facilities in other parts of the country may mistakenly diagnose a bite like injury as a brown recluse bite.
TYPICAL BEHAVIOR OF A BROWN RECLUSE SPIDER IN TENNESSEE
The brown recluse spider does not chase people down and try to bite them. Like their name they are reclusive and prefer to hide in out of the way areas. These areas might include basements, attics, storage areas and outdoors. They will also hide in storage boxes, unused shoes and piles of clothes.
These spiders generally run when disturbed. They will also travel around during the quiet of the night in search of food.
These spiders are not very aggressive and people could be bitten by a few related circumstances.
Spiders like to hide in unused shoes and piles of clothes. People put on the clothes containing the spider and the spider bites. This can also happen if someone rolls over on a spider in bed. Another instance could be moving storage items and grabbing the spider.
MEDICAL CONDITIONS RELATING TO BROWN RECLUSE SPIDERS IN TENNESSEE
The medical condition relating to brown recluse bites is call loxoscelism. The venom mainly affects blood and tissue.
People may react in different ways to the spider bite. The majority of bites may show up as a mild reaction. This could include a red mark or swelling and possibly swelling and pain. These instances can generally be taken care of by simple first aid and time.
More serious conditions are not as common but could occur. These are dermonecrosis and systemic reactions.
SERIOUS CONDITIONS OF A BROWN RECLUSE BITE
Dermonecrosis is the reaction that makes the most news. The bite will result in a developing serious purple lesion around the bite with loss of skin tissue. This wound would require long term treatments.
Systemic reactions are very rare, but they cause major concerns with the circulatory system and damage to the kidneys. To add, this condition is a major concern especially with children.
In contrast, brown recluse spider bites are not very common in infested homes. Similarly, many studies have shown no residents have been bitten sharing homes with hundreds of infesting spiders for years.
INTERESTING INFO ABOUT BROWN RECLUSE BITES:
- Most brown recluse bites result in only a red mark and little swelling.
- Brown recluse bites are somewhat rare when compared to numbers of spiders infesting a home.
- The necrotic bites seen in pictures are not as common as your might think.
Above all, other conditions can often be misdiagnosed as a brown recluse spider bite. If mistaken for a bite, it could allow the other condition to progress.
Consequently, if misdiagnosed or mistaken, a brown recluse spider bite could result in the following conditions:
- Bacteria, fungal or virus infections
- Diabetic ulcers
- Bed sores
- Lyme disease
- Medicine reactions
As a result, even though most brown recluse spider bites may not show a major reaction, it is always best to seek medical attention. Most noteworthy, if you travel to a medical facility for a diagnosis always try to bring the spider if possible.