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Columbia, TN is known by many as the “Mule Capital of the World” for a tradition that has existed for over 170 years. Every year, more than 200,000 people attend our Mule Day festival and participate in mule driving contests, horse shows, square dancing, lumberjack competitions, and more. Unfortunately, there are a few visitors such as cockroaches, ants, fleas, mosquitoes, spiders, termites, and rodents, that overstay their welcome long past the end of our annual festivities. But you don’t have to worry. Waynes pest professionals are highly equipped to resolve your pest problems for good so that you can get back to all of the fun Columbia, TN has to offer.

For fifty years, Waynes has been providing top-tier pest control services in the southeast. All Waynes pest professionals undergo extensive training at Waynes University to fully prepare them to develop customized pest control approaches, tailored to your needs.

We use Smartpest technology to build a perimeter around your home to stop pests from entering, minimizing the use of chemicals inside your home. We also offer excellent lawn care services to keep your lawn lush, so all you have to focus on is breeding the highest quality mule and practicing your best square dancing moves.

Waynes believes the great outdoors of Tennessee should continue being enjoyed for generations to come. You shouldn’t have to choose between protecting your home from pests and taking care of the environment. With Waynes, you don’t have to. We choose to use organic pest control products that are safe for children, pets, and the environment. As proud members of the EPA’s Environmental Stewardship Program, we believe the technologies that keep your family safe are the same technologies that will continue to protect Chickasaw Trace County Park, the Yanahli Preserve, and all of the other wilderness areas in our region for generations to come.

Waynes offers more than just leading pest control services in Columbia, TN. We also keep Columbia homes and businesses termite-free using the Sentricon system and an industry-leading warranty to ensure you are fully protected from termite damage. Protect your home from fleas, ticks, mosquitoes, and the diseases they carry with our Mosquito Plus treatments. Keep your yard barefoot-ready by using Wayne’s lawn care services.

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Common Pests in Columbia, TN

Columbia's hot and humid climate is ideal for a variety of pests. Each of these roaches, rodents, and pests has distinct behaviors and responds to different kinds of treatments.

Common Roaches in Columbia

Common roaches in Columbia include the German cockroach, the American cockroach, the smoky brown cockroach, the brown-banded cockroach, and the oriental cockroach.

Common Mice and Rats in Columbia

Common rodents in Columbia include the Norway rat, the roof rat, the field mouse, the house mouse, and the deer mouse.

Termites, Ants, and Spiders in Columbia

Wood-destroying pests that call Columbia home include eastern subterranean termites, wood-boring beetles, carpenter ants, and carpenter bees.

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Ants in Columbia

  • Pavement ants
  • Odorous house ants
  • Carpenter ants
  • Fire ants
  • Argentine ants
  • Pharoah ants

Spiders in Columbia

  • Black widow spiders
  • Brown recluse spiders
  • Garden spiders
  • House spiders
  • Wolf spiders
  • Cellar spiders

Other Pests In This Area

Mosquitoes in the Columbia area include known disease transmitters, Anopheles and Culex. Other pests that commonly cause problems include:

Occasional Invaders

  • Earwigs
  • Millipedes
  • Centipedes
  • Crickets

Fall Invaders

  • Kudzu bugs
  • Lady bugs
  • Boxelder bugs
  • Stink bugs


  • Bed bugs
  • Fleas
  • Ticks
  • Wasps
  • Hornets
  • Flies
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What You Should Know About Fighting Pests in Columbia, TN

In Columbia’s warm and inviting climate, the best way to prevent pests from welcoming themselves into homes and businesses is by stopping the problem before it begins. Waynes uses innovative Smartpest technology to build a perimeter around your home to eliminate pests and rodents from the outside in. In most cases, our pest professionals can prevent pest problems in Columbia, TN without coming inside. Our pest prevention plan works 24/7/365 to keep your home pest-free with consistent, year-round treatments.

Residential Pest Control in Columbia, TN

Since 1973, Waynes has provided top-tier pest control, termite control, mosquito control, and lawn care services. All Waynes pest professionals undergo extensive training at Waynes University to ensure they are fully prepared to create pest control and prevention approaches tailored to your specific needs. As members of the Columbia community, we take the opportunity to serve our friends and neighbors seriously. Call Waynes today to schedule a free inspection.

Commercial Pest Control For Businesses, Restaurants, and Hotels in the greater Columbia Area

Businesses in Columbia, TN have zero tolerance for pest sightings. For five decades, Waynes has been the leading provider of commercial pest control services in the south. Our innovative Smartpest technology uses infrared to monitor, detect, and eliminate pests before they have the chance to negatively impact your business. Keep your business sanitary and pest-free all year long with Waynes commercial pest control services in Columbia, TN, proven effective for fifty years.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Pest Control in Columbia, TN

We prevent various pest problems, including cockroaches, ants, bedbugs, fleas, mosquitoes, ticks, spiders, rodents, and termites in Columbia, TN. We know the species local to Columbia and how to prevent them from wreaking havoc in your home. 

Consistent, year-round treatment outside of your home is the most effective pest control method in Columbia, TN. Aggressive indoor treatments used during a crisis are less effective than preventative, outdoor treatments all year long. For fifty years, Waynes has been the leading pest control provider in the south, so we know how to solve your pest problems for good and protect your home 24/7/365.

Nothing is more expensive than a pest control service that doesn’t work. While pest control prices in Columbia, TN vary depending on your needs, you can rest assured that with Waynes you won’t have to worry about paying for ineffective services. Our pest professionals are highly-trained through Waynes University and are prepared to create a customized approach to solve your pest problems.

Pests in Columbia, TN are capable of causing all kinds of problems. Rodents and roaches carry a variety of diseases and termites can cause extensive damage before you even know there’s a problem. Black widows and brown recluses have painful bites. Waynes uses kid-safe and pet-safe products to protect your home and family from harmful pests.

Formosan termites are not yet common in Columbia, but our native termites can evade liquid treatments that some companies use and cause extensive damage. Many homeowners find out too late that they do not have a true termite warranty to cover damage caused by termites. Waynes uses the Sentricon system to eliminate termites and provides an industry-leading warranty to ensure you are covered.

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