What House Flies Do When They Rub Their Feet Together

The House Fly, or it’s Latin name Musca domestica, is one of the greatest nuisance pest to grace the face of the earth. But what most people don’t know is just how nasty these “pain in the necks” really are. House Flies are mainly gray in… Read More

You Are What You Breathe

Ways You Can Have A Positive Impact On Your Health The air we breathe, the foods we eat, and the drinks we choose to consume each day make up our health and who we are. So it’s common… Read More

Pain and Danger With Wasps

Wasps and hornets are from the same species and their stings are not only VERY painful, but also dangerous, and even sometimes deadly. All of us just really wished this pest never even existed. Right? But how much… Read More

Termites Swarmers Are Easy To Identify….Let Us Show You

This is the time of the year when Okeena gets many incoming calls about what usually turns out to be Termite Swarmers.  Termite Swarmers are called Alates and generally swarm in Spring and occasionally in Fall. Termite Swarmers… Read More

Wasp Season is Upon Us. Beware!

For those of us in the South, The Red Wasp (Polistes carolina,) is a pest we wished never existed. They have been known to inflict some pretty powerful stings that will send a grown man into a weeping… Read More

Do You Ever Wonder How Pests Survive Winter Conditions?

“Thank goodness Summer is over. Now I don’t have to worry about bugs and pests infesting my house.” Well, you’re right about one thing … Summer is definitely over. However, the bug and pest thing, not so much…. Read More

I’d Like To Check You For Ticks

Country music super star Brad Paisley wrote a now famous song called Ticks. His lyrical prose includes the famous line, “And I’d like to check you for ticks.” This is something that most of us can relate to,… Read More

When You Lay With The Dog, You Get Fleas

Hot weather brings one of the most notorious pests, for humans and our beloved pets … the Flea. These little boogers cause all kinds of problems and can be very difficult to get rid of once they’ve established… Read More

You Probably Have Bed Bugs and Don’t Even Know It

As the facts continue to pile up, the invasion of bed bugs are becoming more and more of a serious threat to homeowners, renters, and landlords across the state of Tennessee. Since the beginning of 2014, Okeena’s bed… Read More

Still Seeing Wasp…. This Was OUR Horror Story!

It was just another day at our 4-EverGreen and Okeena office, (or at least I thought it was) when my cell phone rang. As I answered the phone, I knew quickly something was different. At the time one… Read More