Honey Bee Swarms – HELP is here!

How can we help the honey bee? We have asked ourselves this question here at The Bug Man for many years.  We practice Integrated Pest Management (IPM) in our business, this basically means to be successful at our jobs while making the smallest impact on our environment possible.  Each year, we receive calls reporting honey … (read more)


Termite Season is here in Middle Tennessee

It is termite season in Middle Tennessee, are you ready? Every Spring, as the temperatures warm and the rains fall, a tiny insect wakens.  This tiny insect, know as the subterranean termite, emerges from inside walls, floors, trees, and the ground to make a mating flight and begin a new life as the king and … (read more)


Free Termite Inspection Helps Homeowners Protect Their Homes

The best things in life are free. Protecting your home from termites is one of the best things you can do! And, in the case of our termite inspections, it’s also free! We receive numerous calls from people in the Murfreesboro, Smyrna, La Vergne, Christiana, Rockvale and Lebanon area about termites. A lot of the … (read more)


Lots of New, New, New in Our Company News

We really are growing a lot here at The Bug Man! In early February, we moved into our new office at 606 S. Church Street. At the end of March, we added two new trucks to our ‘bugged’ out fleet of bug-busting, technician-toting work trucks. And here we are, already in April, and we even have … (read more)


Experimenting with Ants

Reasons why DIY Pest Control May Not Work Experimenting with ants is interesting! If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a 22-minute-long video is worth about eleven million words. 🙂 To spread the wealth, we split the video up in to two separate segments. One of our technicians put together an impromptu experiment … (read more)


How Do I Get Rid of Bed Bugs?

We’re receiving more calls than ever about bed bugs. There is lots of information out there on the internet about bed bugs. What’s the best way to get rid of bed bugs? Our blog offers helpful advice on what to do when you encounter them. Bed bugs have made a comeback in a REALLY BIG … (read more)


Rats! I’ve got mice! Tips and Tricks for Keeping Rodents Out of Your Home

Rodents are rapidly running inside homes this holiday season. Check out our blog for tips and tricks on how to keep them out. Baby, it’s cold outside. And, just in time for your holiday gatherings, rodents are moving inside your home to steal a meal. To rodent-proof your home, here are a few tips and … (read more)


Stink Bugs on the Rise in Middle Tennessee

Tennessee, as well as 32 other states in America, are dealing with the rotten reality of stink bug infestations. When considering the odoriferous occasional invader that is the stink bug, they can be described much like Mr. Grinch: “The three words that describe you are as follows, and I quote, ‘Stink, Stank, Stunk!’” Tennessee, as … (read more)


The Buzz on Bees and Other Sting Things

“Killer” bees. Yellowjackets. Wasps. Nests. Allergies. Pain. Do you feel the fear? Honeybee, carpenter bee, bumble bee… How do I tell them apart?“Killer” bees. Yellowjackets. Wasps. Nests. Allergies. Pain. Do you feel the fear? With warmer weather comes more bug activity, including bees and wasps. In this season, there are many different kinds of stinging insects flying around … (read more)