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BBQ Season is here: Tips to Plan a Safer & Fun Outdoor Event

Prepare your property for summer guests   Grad parties, weddings, birthday parties, Father’s Day  — the list goes on and on. No matter what your summer event will be, you will want it to be a success! Use this list to help keep your events safer for all of your guests so you can focus on relaxation, conversation, and soaking up the sun. Stay hydrated Being in the sun all day can sneak up on guests and leave people feeling woozy. Keep plenty of bottles and pitchers of water easily accessible at several stations. Don’t get burned Set up centerpieces… Read more »



May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month

Learn the facts about Lyme Disease and strategies to help avoid it   May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month and this is the perfect opportunity to learn the facts about this serious bacterial infection. Lyme Disease is carried by Blacklegged Ticks (often called deer ticks) and although not all blacklegged ticks carry Lyme Disease, we believe it is important to understand the seriousness of the disease, recognize its symptoms, and employ strategies to keep tick interactions to a minimum. What is Lyme Disease? Lyme Disease is an inflammatory disease transmitted by ticks characterized by a rash, headache, fever, and chills…. Read more »



Mosquito Prevention: Myths vs. Facts

Get your facts straight when it comes to protecting your family and pets from mosquitoes There are a lot of myths about mosquito protection. Mosquitoes carry serious diseases (human and other) including Zika, malaria, encephalitis, yellow fever, dog heartworm, human elephantiasis, and West Nile virus, so we think it is important to give you the facts about mosquito control from our experts. What are some common myths about mosquito protection? I have an app on my phone that repels mosquitoes. This sounds too good to be true — and it is. Phone apps boasting “ultrasonic repellents” emit a “sound” that… Read more »



Stop Ticks from Invading your Yard

Take these steps today to help protect your lawn from ticks Tick season is here, and many experts are saying this could be one of the worst seasons on record. We have had a wet winter, allowing ticks to emerge early and begin terrorizing our families and pets. Ticks carry a variety of diseases that can cause serious health risks to your family, including Lyme disease. The bacterial infection that was first diagnosed in 1975 currently affects an estimated 300,000 people in the United States each year, and can cause life-long health problems if left untreated. So, what can you… Read more »