Summer Pest Control in Franklin, TN, Brentwood, Spring Hill, and Thompson Station

It’s officially summer in Tennessee, and the weather has already been hot and wet. The summer pests are out in full force across the southeast! In this blog, we discuss the top three pests that are on our “Most Un-Wanted” list and what to do about them. This advice comes from the leader in Pest Control in Franklin, TN – Bug Authority.

Pest Control in Franklin TN


The heat and rain we’ve had this summer create the perfect conditions for mosquitoes. Most people can tolerate unpleasant mosquito bites, but actually, there is a more dangerous concern. Mosquitoes carry several diseases, and one of those is malaria. To many people, malaria may seem to be a disease that exists only in other countries, but Florida and Texas have experienced recent outbreaks. With the rise in international travel this summer, there is the potential for an increase in imported malaria cases. We can’t be too safe!


Ticks also love summer weather and they multiple quickly in it. Like mosquitoes, they can be dangerous, especially if they carry Lyme disease or Spotted Fever Rickettsiosis (SFR). SFR is the number one most reported tick-borne disease in Tennessee. 


House ants are a common nuisance, and you certainly don’t want them, but fire ants are another story entirely; they are a problem in our area. The bite of a fire ant is terribly painful. They actually bite and simultaneously sting in the same area multiple times while injecting venom that can cause anaphylactic shock in some people. 

Call Bug Authority for Pest Control in Franklin, Brentwood, Spring Hill and Thompson Station, TN

So, what can you do to protect yourself from the top three pests on the “Most Unwanted List”? All three of these pests live and breed outside in your yard.  We suggest having a professional pest control company, such as Bug Authority, apply the appropriate insecticides to your yard. We can tailor a treatment plan for your needs. 

If you think you have an issue with any pests on our “Most Unwanted List,” give us a call today at 615-472-1292. We also offer special services for brown recluse pest controlbed bug pest control, and rodent pest control.