As proud Tennesseans, we all know that not only are ticks a nuisance, but they can infect us with a range of unpleasant diseases and illnesses. These nasty little pests use their tenacious grip to latch onto just about anything with a pulse. Combined with the fact that they’re extremely tough to detect, ticks represent a formidable foe for any Southerner.
In this guide, we’ll cover common diseases that are transmitted by ticks in Tennessee and how to keep the blood-suckers out of your yard and home and off of your kids and pets.
At U.S. Pest, it’s our job to keep you, your family, and your home safe by eliminating the types of undesirable bugs and critters that are commonly referred to as “pests.” However, the term “pest” is highly subjective. You might consider your annoying coworker or your loud neighbor to be a pest, but that doesn’t mean that we can come “eliminate” them for you. Likewise, not every bug that you find bothersome should be exterminated. Some of these tiny misunderstood organisms do a lot more to help us than hurt us, and one specific group of them needs our help: bees.