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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 mosquitoes There are a lot of myths about mosquito control. 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 control? 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 allegedly bothers the mosquitoes to the… Read more »

Stop Ticks from Invading your Yard

Take these steps today to keep your lawn free 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 »

Choose Mosquito Control Spray for More Fall Fun

Fall is the perfect time of year for outdoor activities at your home. The summer heat has disappeared, and the cool, crisp weather that autumn brings is upon us. Colors surround us from the changing leaves on our trees to the crystal clear hues of the blue sky. Before going into hibernation for the winter here in the Northeast, we will take advantage of the beautiful, crisp fall weather every chance we get. Even with the pleasant seasonal weather that fall brings, mosquitoes are still buzzing around looking for those final few meals before winter. Mosquito control spray from Mosquito… Read more »