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This is a great time of year to move to College Grove. The temperatures are beginning to drop. The leaves are slowly turning to fall colors. And overwintering pests haven't gotten in yet. If you purchase a home that has had residential pest control, you can pick right up where the last homeowner left off and get started with a residential pest control plan that will put a barrier of protection around your home. If you purchase a home that didn't have pest control, you can have the interior inspected for pest activity as you get your exterior barrier put in place. Either way, now is an important time of year for Tennessee pest control. Here are a few reasons why.
 
Tennessee is home to pests that can make everyone in your home sick, including your pets. The common house mouse, the roof rat, and the Norway rat can make life miserable if they try to get into your home when the temperatures drop. Rodents chew on your home and make holes that allow rainwater to get in (and heat to escape). They chew on stored items, building materials, insulation, and also wiring, which can lead to a fire. They pick up and spread harmful bacteria, human pathogens, and parasitic worms. So it is not good when they get into your stored foods or kitchen areas. Worst of all, they bring ticks, fleas, lice, mites and other critters in with them. Some of these, like ticks, can expose you and your family to dangerous diseases. It is a really good idea to have a residential pest control plan that includes rodent management if you live in Middle Tennessee.
 
Overwintering pests are bad, but there are some pests in Tennessee that can be a serious threat all year long. Pests like the subterranean termite can do extensive internal damage to the structure of your home over time. When purchasing a home, you should have it checked for these wood-eating insects and invest in ongoing termite protection. It can be devastating to a family when extensive subterranean termite damage is found. It can completely wipe out your savings and put your family in a vulnerable position.
 
If you're new to Middle Tennessee and we have not yet met, we're All-American Pest Control. Our highly rated, QualityPro and GreenPro Certified service team is known for effective, on-time pest control service with a smile. Reach out to us today and let's talk about your pest control needs.