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Waynes provides innovative pest control solutions in Knoxville, TN. Invasive pests like ants, termitesmosquitoes, cockroaches, fleas, and mice are a fact of life in the Appalachian Mountains. The beautiful natural surroundings are an ideal habitat for these pests. Waynes creates a perimeter around your home to keep bugs and rodents outdoors where they belong. 

Waynes Smartpest service combines industry-leading technology with extensive training for our pest professionals. Knoxville is home to HGTV, so we know a thing or two about making your home your happy place. The last thing you need in your happy place is uninvited pests. We use infrared technology to detect and eliminate mice and rats before they ruin a fall Saturday watching the Tennessee Volunteers with friends and family. 

Waynes uses kid and pet-friendly pest control methods, so you'll be protected from pests without dangerous chemicals or poisons. We stop pest problems before they start by building a perimeter with consistent exterior treatments.

Waynes pest control specialists receive an industry-leading education before they step foot into your home or business. Every home or business has unique pest control challenges, so we train our technicians to assess your pest problems and design a pest control plan based on methods proven to work in Knoxville, TN, and tailored to your unique situation. Waynes complete range of pest control services protect your home 24/7/365.

Knoxville is the Gateway to the Smokies, and Waynes is committed to doing pest control the right way by using pest methods that are safe for your family, pets, and the region we call home. Our Smartpest treatments earned membership in the EPA's Environmental Stewardship Program because we keep homes and businesses in Knoxville pest-free without harming ecosystems and biological diversity. The Smokies are home to the largest old-growth forests east of the Mississippi, and these forests provide for an ecosystem as diverse as any in the nation. We are committed to preserving this natural wonder so future generations can hike, hunt, and fish and then come back to a pest-free home.

Home is your happy place, and Waynes provides more than just pest control so you can enjoy your home inside and out. Our lawn services provide year-round weed control and fertilization, so your Lush Lawn is as green as the turf at Neyland Stadium. Waynes uses a custom blend of fertilizers that nourishes and protects your lawn from certain insects. 

Our Mosquito Plus service prevents those nasty bloodsuckers, including mosquitos, fleas, and ticks, from ruining your enjoyment of time outdoors. 

Waynes Enviroclean disinfecting service protects homes, schools, restaurants, and public spaces from bacteria and viruses, including COVID-19. 

Waynes uses the Sentricon system to defend homes and businesses from one of the most destructive pests in Knoxville - termites. Termites cause millions in damage to homes and businesses every year. Sentricon protects you by eliminating termites before they find a way into your home. Our tailored treatment plans give you the best chance of preventing a termite infestation.

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Common Pests in Knoxville, TN

Knoxville'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 Knoxville

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

Common Mice and Rats in Knoxville

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

Termites, Ants, and Spiders in Knoxville

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

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Ants in Knoxville

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

Spiders in Knoxville

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

Other Pests In This Area

Mosquitoes in the Knoxville 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 Knoxville

Knoxville's proximity to the Smokies and its subtropical climate make it an ideal habitat for insects, spiders, and rodents. In a region like this, prevention is the most-effective approach to pest control. Waynes pest control services create a barrier around your home. By keeping the bugs out with a year-round treatment schedule designed for Knoxville, we make the inside of your home a safe, comfortable place for you and your family. And we can usually maintain this perimeter without even having to come inside your home.

Year Round Pest Prevention Homes in Knoxville

Pests are always looking for a way into your house, so Waynes uses pest control techniques that protect your home 24/7/365. Our pest professionals receive extensive training through Waynes University and know exactly how to tailor a plan for your unique situation.

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

Waynes is the leading provider of commercial pest control services in Knoxville. Nothing turns off a potential customer like insects or rodents in an office. Waynes Smartpest technology delivers commercial-grade pest prevention solutions that are safe and effective in even the most demanding environments, including facilities where food is stored, prepared, and served. We use infrared technology to detect and exterminate rodents before they cause problems.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Pest Control in Knoxville, TN

Waynes pest prevention services are effective against all kinds of east Tennessee pests, including ants, bed bugs, cockroaches, fleas, ticks, mosquitoes, rodents, spiders, and termites. Our pest control technicians receive training on the kinds of insects, spiders, and rodents that infest your home, so they know the best ways to prevent them and protect you.

Consistent, year-round treatment outside your home prevents pest problems in east Tennessee better than interior treatments when a crisis arises. We provide a free inspection to tailor an better than interior treatments when a crisis arises. We provide a free inspection to tailor an approach to your specific needs.

The true cost of pest control is the failure to protect your home. Waynes provides a variety of services to ensure your home is best protected, so the price varies based on what your particular home needs. We offer a free inspection to tailor our pest control services to your home.

Pest dangers for Knoxville, TN include property damage and disease. Termites and ants can chew through your woodwork rapidly, while mosquitoes and rodents carry viruses and bacteria. Waynes can protect you from these dangers with our family and pet-friendly services.

Formosan termites are not yet common in Knoxville, 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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