Termite Season is once again knocking at the door

Termite season will arrive in just a few weeks. When the weather breaks, the termites will begin to swarm. Swarming is when the new reproductive termites take flight looking for a new place to call home. The termite swarm will usually occur on a sunny, humid morning. Once the termites have swarmed, they find a … (read more)


Technician Spotlight – Marcel Deshaies

Marcel Deshaies is The Bug Man technician of the week. Marcel is originally from Kirkville, New York, but has made Lebanon his home for 20 years.  Marcel has two sons, Brandon (9) and Steven (10), and enjoys fishing, auto mechanics, and wood working.  His spirituality and love of nature is inspired by his Mohawk Indian … (read more)


Ticks and Lyme Disease: Put the Lyme in the Coconut and Call Me in the Morning

Now, let us get it straight, you got the lyme disease from the ticks and now your neck hurts? Put a lime in the coconut and call us in the morning to set up an appointment to treat your yard for ticks! Did we stretch that comparison too much? 🙂 With this year’s super-abundance of … (read more)


How Acorns are Contributing to More Ticks This Year

Did you know that 2010’s acorn crop is contributing to this year’s increase in ticks? It’s not the early hot weather that we’ve had. It’s acorns! While browsing Twitter the other day, we came across a story that the National Pest Management Association (@PestWorld) tweeted. To read their full article on the topic, you can follow this link: Acorns, Not Weather, to … (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)