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Arachnophobia

March 14, 2018

Arachnophobia: A Thrill-omedy 1990 PG-13 #whatbugsme #movies      Ever  since I started reviewing bug movies I knew Arachnophobia would be on the list. It is a must watch movie for any PCO (Pest Control Operator). Kinda like Full Metal Jacket was for me headed to Marine Corps boot camp, Star Wars for my generation, Dazed…

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Mosquito season in Knoxville TN

February 23, 2018

It is Mosquito season in Knoxville TN #whatbugsme Here in Knoxville TN there are 49 species of mosquitoes. Most are just annoying but there are a couple that go beyond annoyance and pose a safety risk. Mosquitoes are the deadliest species on the planet transmitting malaria that kills one child every 30 seconds mostly in …

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Why Pest Control State Certifications are Irrelevant

February 15, 2018

Why Pest Control State Certifications are Irrelevant #whatbugsme      Have you tried to search for a pest control company lately? Every piece of advertising you see states how they are certified or licensed but what does that really mean? Do you know?  Do you even care? How does it affect who you need to call?…

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Exterminator Vs Pest Control

February 8, 2018

Exterminator VS Pest Control #whatbugsme      Don’t call me an exterminator. What is the difference between an exterminator and pest control? At the end of the day you might not think much. They both do the same thing right? Kinda but not really. I have a problem with the word exterminator. You may think it…

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Naked Lunch Exterminates all Rational Thought

February 1, 2018

Naked Lunch Exterminates all Rational Thought 1991 R #whatbugsme #movies Naked Lunch is a wild ride inside the mind of a junkie who gets high on his own supply. Forgive the colloquialism but it fits. This film has been deeply analyzed to death by many outlets so I am going to focus on the relevant…

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Stop Spraying! You’re Making it Worse.

January 26, 2018

Stop Spraying You’re Making it Worse! #whatbugsme in Knoxville TN      If there is one thing you can do to make your pest problem worse it is spraying after I treat. Here in Knoxville Tennessee, we have a healthy DIY mentality. That used to be a good thing. Old farmers had a plethora of what…

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Why I am an ACE and why it matters

January 18, 2018

Why I am an ACE and why it matters #whatbugsme I am an Associate Certified Entomologist ( ACE ). Sounds fancy but what does it mean and why would you care? The Enotomological Society of America (ESA) says that the ACE certification is the future and benchmark for professionalism in the pest management industry and…

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Are essential oils effective for pest control?

January 15, 2018

Are Essential Oils effective for pest control? #whatbugsme Every time someone asks about how to get rid of this pest or that pest someone invariably recommends the use of essential oils. Everyone wants to protect little Johny and Fido but how safe is it and does it even work? Let’s take a look, but I…

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Stung

January 5, 2018

Stung 2015 Unrated Version #whatbugsme #movies Let’s get into the next #whatbugsme movie review, Stung from 2015 unrated. This is probably unrated because why bother, you know what you are getting into with a movie like this, especially from IFC Midnight. Besides, its Canadian so whatever. It’s silly, fun and gory. My wife would hate…

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Spiders 3D

December 29, 2017

Spiders 3D 2013 PG-13 #whatbugsme #movies      And now for something completely different. No Maryville pest control tips or Knoxville pest control stories today. How about a series of blogs about bug movies. Does that bug you? Sometimes we have to step back and not be so serious. I have surprised you, scared you, and…

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