Pest Control for Restaurants and Food Services

No one likes a fly, regardless of the size. But small ones, known as phorid flies, are pests that can be a health concern. Because they are common where food is prepared, they need to be dealt with immediately. My Bug Authority provides pest control for restaurants and other food service companies.

How to Get Rid of Silverfish

If you see small, silver wingless insects in your basement, garage, or bathroom, you might have a silverfish infestation. If you are wondering how to get rid of silverfish in your house, Bug authority has some helpful hints. How to Spot Them Because silverfish are nocturnal, you probably won’t see them during the day. They […]

Yard Pests – An Integrated Treatment Approach

Hot, muggy weather has hit middle Tennessee. And as we told you in our last blog, mosquitos thrive in hot weather. So, the mosquitos are out in full force, and they may also be sharing space in your yard with other summer yard pests such as fleas and ticks.

Mosquitoes in Your Yard? Call Bug Authority!

Are you prepared for mosquitoes in your yard? If you haven’t seen one yet, you will soon! Mosquitoes start to appear when the temperature reaches 50° F. They thrive in hot weather. So, as the temperature rises, so does the volume of mosquitoes. The hottest months of summer are the peak time for mosquitoes.

Flea Pest Control for Your Yard

When we think of fleas, we worry about our household pets coming down with a case of them. But our yards can be a victim of fleas too. Bug Authority can provide flea pest control for your yard in Nashville, Franklin, Brentwood and throughout middle Tennessee.  Controlling Fleas in the Yard with Pest Control Yard […]

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Yes, You Can Prevent Ticks in Franklin

As winter comes to a close, tick season is not far behind. Ticks can be dangerous, especially if they carry Lyme disease. So, you may be wondering if there is anything you can do about ticks? Yes, indeed! You can prevent ticks in Franklin with the help of the pest control experts at Bug Authority. […]

Four Things That Can Attract A Rodent Infestation

Any home can be at risk for a rodent infestation, and an infestation can become an expensive and complicated ordeal if it’s not handled properly. Even more importantly, you and your family can be exposed to the diseases and parasites associated with rodents. Bug Authority, the leader in pest control in Franklin TN, would like […]

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Getting Rid of Bed Bugs

In this country, bedbugs were very scarce from the 1950s to the late 1990s. But when they returned, they came back with a vengeance. Bed bugs are now a world-wide problem, and getting rid of bed bugs yourself is very, very difficult, if not impossible. At Bug Authority, we are your locally owned Nashville bed bug control experts and […]

The Fall Pest Invasion in Middle Tennessee

Temperatures dropping down into the 50’s and 60’s in the Nashville area tells us that Fall is near! That also means you need to brace for the fall pest invasion. You may have read some of our blogs in the past about “overwintering pests.” But now it’s time for your annual reminder.  This year’s reminder focuses […]

How Integrated Pest Management Makes for Better Pest Control

The goal of Integrated Pest Management, like any pest control strategy, is to reduce pests to the lowest acceptable levels possible. But IPM also has the goal of minimizing the effects on humans, non-target organisms, and the environment.  IPM is a strategy that integrates long range tactics and methods. It’s not a single pest control method, […]

Searching for “Flea Pest Control in Franklin”?

Fleas thrive in hot, humid weather which is just the kind of weather that Franklin (and all of Middle Tennessee) experiences in June, July and August. A small flea population can quickly become a major infestation. One female flea can lay up to 2,000 eggs throughout her 100-day lifetime. So, don’t delay. Your “flea pest control […]

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Now is the Time for Mosquito Yard Spray Treatments in Brentwood, TN

After being cooped up inside due to the pandemic, people are excited to get back outside and gather with friends and family. But, hold on! There could be a problem – mosquitoes! After Covid-19, the last thing you want exposure to are the diseases that mosquitoes carry. Fortunately, there is a solution for this problem. Bug […]

Spring is Prime Termite Season in Franklin TN. Are You Prepared?

Springtime is termite season in Franklin, and homeowners dread a possible termite problem with each spring that comes around. Any sign of a termite swarm likely signals trouble ahead! If your home is four to twelve years old, your home is in the highest risk category for a termite infestation. Any termite pre-treatment that was applied […]

Pest Control Starts with Spring Preparation

It’s that time of year in Middle Tennessee. Spring is upon us. The temperature is warmer, trees and flowers are in bloom, and hibernating insects are waking up.  As a leading pest control company in Franklin, TN, we know that springtime can mean the return of some nasty pests to your yard. Once in the yard, […]

Why a Continuing Pest Control Regimen Is Important

For the best results, a continuing pest control regimen is important. In every season of the year, there are particular pests that cause problems. For example: overwintering insects are a problem in the Fall  rodents love to get inside in the Winter ants and termites come out in the Spring mosquitoes and ticks are Summer […]

Overwintering Pest Control: The Time to Treat Is Now

Overwintering pests include cockroaches, Asian lady bugs, stink bugs, and swarming flies. Box elder beetles can also be a problem for you if you have box elder, maple, or ash trees nearby. Late fall is the time to treat for these pests that seek safe harbor from the winter cold in your home. And Bug […]

Pest Control for Fire Ants Spring Hill

Spring Hill residents, do you have some ant hills in your yard? Are they flat or cone-shaped and two to four square feet in size? If the answer is yes, you may have a fire ant problem. Instead of googling “best pest control for fire ants Spring Hill,” just give Bug Authority a call. Professional […]

Controlling Yard Pests

After being “safe at home” and being cooped up inside, people are anxious to get outside. They want to start enjoying the outdoor spaces of their homes. The spring rains have made the yards in Franklin and Nashville lush and green, and all the more inviting. But your yard may also be inviting to ticks, […]

No One Wants a Brown Recluse Infestation

No one wants to be overrun with spiders and least of all brown recluse spiders. However, a brown recluse infestation is a bit more difficult to deal with than other common spiders. If you do find that you have a brown recluse problem, it’s great to know that Bug Authority specializes in brown recluse protocols. […]

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Bug Authority Offers Hendersonville Brown Recluse Control

Our clients know Bug Authority as the best brown recluse control Nashville has to offer. And now, as we continue to grow, we’re offering Hendersonville brown recluse control as well. No Escaping the Brown Recluse The brown recluse is prevalent in the entire southern region of the US. In fact, the brown recluse population is […]

Comprehensive Rodent Control

Unfortunately, many rodent control services generally just respond to a complaint by installing a trap or a bait at the spot of the complaint. In most cases, this is equivalent to putting a band-aid on a wound that actually requires surgery. If you have a rodent problem in your commercial space, please give us a […]

Let Bug Authority Fight the War On Ticks for You

Recently, the House of Representatives authorized an investigation into the Department of Defense’s top secret weaponization of ticks that carry Lyme disease. If ticks are a problem in your yard however, don’t wait for the Senate to take action. Call Bug Authority today to set up your Yard Pest Control Treatment. This treatment is provided […]

Spring Pest Control

We can all agree that Spring has sprung in Middle Tennessee, and nature is blooming everywhere we look. It’s a time when we’re excited to go outside and enjoy some sun. And guess who else enjoys the Spring? Annoying pests, not to mention …. TERMITES!! Spring is the time that termites swarm and form new […]

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5 Promises: From Us to You

At Bug Authority, we pride ourselves on our customer service both in the office and in the field. It’s what has made us one of the leading pest control companies in Franklin, TN. Just like you, the owner and the employees at Bug Authority value excellent customer service in their own business dealings, and they […]

Some Advice about Pest Control Services

Do you have lots of questions about starting a pest control service?  Well, we’re going to answer your questions in this blog. Let’s start with price. Most pest issues can be priced over the phone. So just give us a call any time. What Does General Pest Control Service Include? It’s up to you! You […]

Rodent Population on the Rise

If you Google “rodent removal Franklin TN” or “mice/rat control near me” you’ll get lots of results for local pest control companies that do professional rat removal and mouse control. But if you scroll on down, you’ll find some pretty disturbing articles about the rodent increase in the U.S. It is estimated that there is […]

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Preventing Brown Recluse Infestations

The great majority of spiders are not a threat to humans. But the brown recluse spider is worthy of your fear. The brown recluse spider season started in Tennessee in May and will continue all summer long into September and October. Infestations require professional brown recluse spider pest control. As a locally owned Franklin TN […]

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Ant Pest Control: Declaring War on Ants

At this time of year, ant pest control can be a challenge and you may need to declare all-out war on ants. Your battle plan will include some things that you should do to repair and clean up your house and yard. So, getting rid of ants just might win the “Best Looking House on […]

Cockroach Pest Control: Winter Reservation for Mr. and Mrs. Cockroach and Family

In this month’s blog, we’ll be focusing on cockroach pest control. Bug Authority provides cockroach control and treatment in Nashville, Franklin, Brentwood, Spring Hill and cities throughout Middle, Tennessee. It’s cold in Tennessee! Single-digit temperatures are driving people inside where they can get warm. The cold winter temperatures are driving insects inside too! When the […]

How Fall Break Can Change the Way You Think About Pest Control

Many families with school-age children took a short trip on fall break. It’s a time when lots of people in our area of middle Tennessee area head to their favorite spots along the Florida and Alabama gulf shores or make a trip to the Great Smokey Mountains. An Inconvenient Souvenir About four to six weeks […]

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Why Choose Bug Authority for Termite Control in Brentwood, TN?

You’re sitting at your computer in your beautiful wood-paneled office in your home in Brentwood. You accidently hit the wall with your foot as you are getting up and notice that you have actually kicked a hole in the paneling! Yikes! Termites! You immediately sit back down at your computer and Google termite control Brentwood […]

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Bed Bugs Becoming Increasingly Prevalent in Nashville

Bed bug infestations have become more prevalent in Nashville in recent years. As one of the leading bed bug exterminators in Nashville, TN we have seen an increase in calls related to bed bug issues. Why Are Bed Bugs Increasing in Nashville? The answer is actually pretty simple. Population growth. Nashville has become one of […]

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Yard Treatments Help with Mosquito Control in Franklin

Bug Authority pest control yard treatments can help with mosquito control in your backyard. We specialize in yard treatments and mosquito control in Franklin, Brentwood and Spring Hill. The Need for Mosquito Control in Franklin According to the Work Health Organization, mosquitos kill more than 1 million people a year worldwide. In the U.S., the […]

The Bed Bugs Treatment Franklin Needs Now

It is a fact that bed bugs have arrived in Franklin, and calls for treatment are on the rise. The good news is that the bed bugs treatment Franklin needs now is available now. Bug Authority, a pest control company based in Franklin, TN that serves all of Nashville, Murfreesboro, and Middle Tennessee, is poised […]

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The Premier Spider Pest Control Franklin, TN Has to Offer

Lately, we’ve been receiving a lot of calls for spider pest control in Franklin, TN, Brentwood, and Spring Hill. As we get deeper into summer, spider pest control issues will continue to rise. As a locally owned pest control company in Franklin, Bug Authority loves working with our clients to control spider issues. Professional Spider […]

Ant Pest Control on the Rise in Franklin and Brentwood

Ants are one of the most common pests in and around homes in Williamson County. Now that the weather is getting warmer, ants that seemed to have disappeared into thin air during the winter, are suddenly back again, and perhaps even marching across your kitchen counter. Ants can hibernate during cold weather, which is why […]

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Mouse Control is Increasing Problem in Franklin and Greater Nashville

Bug Authority has noticed an increase in calls for rodent and mouse control in recent months, and people in Greater Nashville are asking why there are so many mice lately? The answer encompasses many reasons. In general though, one reason is because Nashville’s population is growing at an accelerated rate. This increased population provides an […]

5 Signs Your Home May Be Infested With Termites

Termites are a growing issue across middle Tennessee for homeowners. Since termites eat wood from the inside out, many people don’t realize they have termites until it’s too late. So what are the signs that your home may be infested with termites? We have listed the top 5 signs your home may be infested with […]

Importance of Termite Inspections for New Homes in Brentwood

A note from Bug Authority owner Gary Moore about the importance of termite inspections and protection in Brentwood, TN. Bug Authority is a locally owned pest control company in Brentwood, TN specializing in termite inspections, bed bugs, brown recluse spiders and general pest control services. Why Get a Termite Inspection on Your New Home? You […]

Bug Authority Provides Termite Inspections in Spring Hill, TN

Termites in Spring Hill are causing major problems for unsuspecting homeowners this year. As we’ve carried out termite inspections in Spring Hill and Thompson’s Station, Bug Authority has observed an increase in termite activity and damage in the Spring Hill and Thompson Station areas this year.  This is due mostly to the age of most […]

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Brown Recluse Spiders – Mt. Juliet, Donelson, Hermitage

With Brown Recluse Spiders every customer wants to know how they are doing in the overall control of the spiders?  When treating brown recluse spiders in Mt. Juliet, Donelson and Hermitage the question is sometimes difficult to answer based on the time of year and the unique construction challenges pest control companies face when servicing for […]

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Termite Inspections for Homeowners in Brentwood, TN

If you are a homeowner, or you’re looking to buy a home in Brentwood, TN then getting a termite inspection is one of the most important things you can do. Read more below to learn about the damage termites can do to your home if they are not found and treated. Bug Authority is a […]

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The Growing Need for Termite Inspections in Franklin, TN

Termites alone cause over $5 billion in damage annually in the United States, and the subterranean species is estimated to cause more than 90% of that damage. Guess which termite species is the most prevalent in Tennessee—that’s right—the subterranean species! Could there be a more pressing reason for termite inspections in Franklin TN? The southern […]