Combating the Most Common Retail Store Pests

Combating the Most Common Retail Store Pests

24 Nov 2022

As we start towards the holiday period at breakneck speed, retail stores of all sizes will see a spike in foot traffic as people prepare for Christmas and New Year. ...

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Why Your Office Needs Commercial Pest Control in Knoxville

Why Your Office Needs Commercial Pest Control in Knoxville

15 Nov 2022

As a business owner, you have a specific duty of care to your employees to provide them with a safe and clean work environment. A big part is ensuring you sign up for...

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Why We Say 'Sleep Tight, Don’t Let the Bed Bugs Bite!'

Why We Say 'Sleep Tight, Don’t Let the Bed Bugs Bite!'

02 Nov 2022

“Good night. Sleep tight. Don’t let the bedbugs bite.”
Most of us have at least heard this quirky saying, if not said it ourselves. Perhaps you have memories of a parent...

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What Every Family Needs to Knox About Bed Bugs

What Every Family Needs to Knox About Bed Bugs

18 Oct 2022

If there is one particular pest that nobody wants to share their home with, then it is probably the humble bed bug! However, the unfortunate reality is they are prevalent and...

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What Pests Are Lurking in Your Gutters?

What Pests Are Lurking in Your Gutters?

05 Oct 2022

When it comes to pest control in Knoxville, it is crucial to treat all areas of your property. The last thing you want to do is skip anywhere and end up leaving those uninvited...

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What is The Worst Case Scenario When Dealing With Termites?

What is The Worst Case Scenario When Dealing With Termites?

20 Sep 2022

As a homeowner, you have a lot of expenses to pay out for the upkeep of your property. Understandably, you want to save money where possible. One of the things...

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Termite Resistant Building Materials

Termite Resistant Building Materials

13 Sep 2022

Most of the time, hosting guests at your home is a lot of fun, but there is one kind of house guest that no homeowner wants to handle - Termites! Unfortunately,...

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Why Mosquitoes Buzz in Your Ear & Other Fun Facts!

Why Mosquitoes Buzz in Your Ear & Other Fun Facts!

31 Aug 2022

If there is one sound that will set your teeth on edge on a summer evening, surely it is the distinctive buzz of a mosquito right in your ear! Not only is this sound...

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It’s Mosquito Season! What Do You Need to Know?

It’s Mosquito Season! What Do You Need to Know?

24 Aug 2022

Here in Tennessee, we are right in the middle of mosquito season, which, thanks to our climate, lasts from late March well into October. If you are struggling with an...

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Why Do Mosquito Bites Itch?

Why Do Mosquito Bites Itch?

17 Aug 2022

Tennessee is still in the height of mosquito season, so if you have spent any time outdoors this summer, there is a good chance that you have suffered from a mosquito...

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Share These Great Tips to Combat Mosquitos in Your Yard!

Share These Great Tips to Combat Mosquitos in Your Yard!

12 Aug 2022

After inspection of your property, we apply an EPA-registered pesticide to kill mosquitoes on contact and to provide lasting mosquito control results. Treatments will...

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Mosquito Control Through The Ages

Mosquito Control Through The Ages

04 Aug 2022

If you've ever had a backyard gathering or even just relaxing with a good book, you have almost certainly experienced the buzzing sound of mosquitoes before...

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The History of Mosquitos

27 Jul 2022

The mosquito's history is as old as time itself. It is hard to say how far back the mosquito stories go, but verifying their effect on humanity is not hard. Early explorers faced...

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How to Choose the Right Pest Control in Knoxville

24 Jul 2022

Are you in search of pest control in Knoxville or the surrounding area? If so, you might be feeling a little...

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Preventing an Ant Infestation This Summer with Pest Control in Knoxville

13 Jul 2022

There are lots of exciting things about Summer that we all look forward to, but there is also one thing that nobody...

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Enjoy a Sting-Free Summer With Pest Control in Knoxville

06 Jul 2022

What does summer mean to you and your family? If you are like most people, you are probably looking forward to spending some time outdoors. Whether that means...

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Should I Call Pest Control for Ants?

29 Jun 2022

So, you’ve spotted some ants crawling across the kitchen floor? You might be wondering what your next step should be. For some reason, homeowners often think...

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Are You Inadvertently Attracting Termites to Your Home?

27 Jun 2022

Tennessee is classed as a level 2 Termite Infestation Probability Zone, meaning termite risk is moderate to heavy. It is estimated that termites will attack 1 in 5...

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Why An Annual Termite Inspection is a Must for Every Home

20 Jun 2022

If you have never seen a termite in your home, you may assume that there are no termites there. However, termites are very rarely seen, and many homeowners are...

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What Not to Do if You Have Bed Bugs

14 Jun 2022

If you have never experienced a bed bug infestation before, then you may not know what to do if you find them in your home. There is a great deal of information...

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Why Do My Bed Bugs Keep Coming Back?

01 Jun 2022

As a professional provider of bed bug treatment in Knoxville, the most common question we are asked when someone calls about a bed bug infestation is...

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What Every Family Needs to Know About Bed Bugs

25 May 2022

Bed Bugs are making something of a resurgence in the United States after being all but eradicated in the 1950s. With this recent increase in bed bug infestations across...

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Debunking Popular Myths About Bed Bugs

20 May 2022

Did you know, back in the day, people believed that they could harness the blood-sucking nature of bed bugs for medicinal purposes to treat everything from infected...

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What to Expect From Thermal Bed Bug Treatment in Knoxville

11 May 2022

When it comes to bed bug treatment in Knoxville, our 47+ years in the business have taught us that the most effective option is thermal heat treatment. Bed bugs and...

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Stop These Summer Pests From Invading Your Home!

09 May 2022

As we head into Summer, you will likely be spending a lot more time outside in your yard, which means more contact with common summertime pests. The 'big three'...

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5 Early Warning Signs That You Might Have Bed Bugs

03 May 2022

One of the most common pests we deal with is bed bugs. These bloodsucking beasties can hitch a ride into your home on various items, including luggage, clothes,...

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Treating & Avoiding Mosquito Bites

20 April 2022

If you spend any amount of time outdoors in spring and summer, you have probably experienced the discomfort of a mosquito bite! When the insect bites, it injects some...

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How to Choose the Right Pest Control Provider

11 April 2022

Whether you have discovered pests in your home or place of business, or you just want to take some preventative measures before it happens, choosing the right provider for pest control in Knoxville can be a daunting prospect! A quick Google search will...

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Don’t Let Mosquitoes Ruin Your Summer

05 April 2022

Nothing quite puts a dampener on enjoying time outdoors in Summer than finding yourself covered in itchy mosquito bites! Mosquitoes are a very common problem that we have to deal with when providing pest...

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6 Pests That Could Be Lurking in Your Garage

31 March 2022

Sometimes when thinking about pest control, it is easy to focus only on the liveable areas of the house. However, your garage could be making the perfect hideaway for a variety of different pests thanks to an abundance of dark...

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Dos & Don’ts of Pest Control

21 March 2022

Have you found evidence of some unwanted visitors in your home or place of business? Whether it’s rodents scrabbling around in the attic, termites chewing through the walls, or a bed bug infestation, pests have the...

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To Eradicate Termites it Takes a Professional. Learn Why NOT To Do DIY Treatments

14 March 2022

Termites can be a real nuisance - probably why they are called pests! Every year, the subterranean species of termites cause damage worth billions of dollars in...

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It All Starts With a Swarm: Get Ready For Termite Season

7 March 2022

Termite season typically gets started in late February into early March, and it usually begins with a swarm. Are you prepared for the onset of...

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Are You Accidentally Attracting Termites to Your Property?

1 March 2022

Termites are incredibly common in the United States and are present in every state except for Alaska! They do around $5 billion worth of damage to residential and...

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Buyer Beware! Check For Termites When Buying a Home

28 Feb 2022

If you consider buying a home, you probably have a list of things you want to check out. This might include the appliances, condition of the fixtures, landscaping, and...

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Detect, Deter & Terminate Termites

12 Feb 2022

Did you know that in the United States, termites are responsible for almost $3 billion worth of property damage every year? A lot of this damage could be avoided with early detection and termite treatment in...

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Make Pest Proofing Your Home Your New Year’s Resolution

21 Jan, 2022

January is the perfect time to start making new habits in life and around the home. One of the best new year’s resolutions you can make for your home is to address your pest control needs. That may mean taking care of...

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When Bed Bugs Bite! Call Otis Pest Control

27 Dec 2021

So, do you think you have a bed bug infestation in your home? Don’t panic. You are certainly not alone! We often get calls from clients who are embarrassed to admit that they suspect bed bugs are in their homes. This is usually...

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Are Termites a Big Problem in Tennessee?

24 Nov, 2021

People around the world fear pests for different reasons. Some pests cause infections, some pests have a painful sting, while some are feared for their poisonous bites. At the same time, there are some pests, which can cause...

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Why Can’t I Control Mosquitoes Myself?

12 Nov 2021

Have you tried using an over-the-counter mosquito treatment to deal with mosquitoes hanging around your home or commercial property? Did they come back a few weeks later? Let us explain why it’s almost impossible to properly treat...

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How Do You Treat Mosquitos?

9 Nov 2021

Mosquitoes can be one of the most frustrating pests to deal with! Not only are the bites incredibly itchy, but they also carry some of the most dangerous diseases in the world including West Nile Virus and Zika Virus. They are also incredibly tricky to exterminate without professional...

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Why You Can’t Afford to Ignore a Bed Bug Infestation

5 Nov 2021

Bed Bugs may be tiny, but they are probably one of the most difficult pests to get control of! These tiny bloodsuckers feed on us and get into our beds, our furniture, our clothes, and all of our personal belongings. They are masters of hide and seek and will make their home in places you will never even think to look! If a bed bug infestation is left untreated...

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Ten Tips to Make Your Property Less Inviting to Pests

1 Nov 2021

Have you ever wondered why some properties seem more prone to infestations from various pests and vermin than others? The truth is, there are many factors that come into play that might encourage insects and rodents to seek the shelter of your property rather than staying outside where they belong! This might include things like changes in the...

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Testimonials

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Emily Moeck

"I unknowingly moved into a home that had a HUGE bed bug infestation..."Don't you worry, we are on top of this until they are gone, I promise!"... Jack was knowledgeable and honest in his assessment of my house/treatment methods. Thank you, Jack and Rocky and the whole Otis team! My home is home again!"

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Joshua Weaver

"Prompt responses and appointment times. Very friendly and knowledgeable. Straight forward service without any "pushing" for extras."

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Charlotte Bishop

"These guys were super helpful and kind. Jack thoroughly explained every procedure and made what could have been a horrible situation much more bearable. I definitely recommend them!"

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Tamie Ridenour

"Excellent service and staff!! They were at my house the same day I called, for New construction pre-treatment!"

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Cathy Amos

"Highly recommend! Jack and Rocky are great! You've got a business and highest recommendation! Great people to work with!"

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Whether you have a residential or a commercial property need, please take advantage of our free inspection, and inquire about any of our pest control services in East Tennessee, please complete this short form and we’ll be in touch soon!

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Main Headquarters

112 Hayfield Road
Knoxville, TN 37922

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Location Specific Phone Numbers

  • Knoxville (serving Knox County)

    865-419-9063
  • Maryville (serving Blount County)

    865-983-8011
  • Lenoir City (serving Loudon & Monroe Counties)

    865-986-1412
  • Oak Ridge (serving Anderson, Roane, Scott, Morgan, Campbell, Union, & Cumberland Counties)

    865-482-2740
  • Sevierville (serving Sevier, Hamblen, & Cocke County)

    865-453-7540

Servicing all areas of Knoxville and surrounding counties and the Greater East TN area including Tri-Cities, Johnson City, Crossville & Chattanooga.

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