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Lyme Disease Awareness: May and Everyday

May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month, and we’re here to give you the facts and our top tips to safeguard your family, pets, home and yard this spring and summer. It’s estimated that approximately 300,000 people get Lyme disease every year, with only a fraction (30,000 cases) actually reported. So what symptoms should you look out for, and what can you do to stop it? The most effective precaution you can take is to get your yard sprayed during the spring. With protection that lasts into the fall, you’ll help to keep your family and pets tick-free and protect against… Read more »

Spring Cleaning Checklist: Mosquito Edition

You’ve tackled the inside of your house as part of your spring cleaning, and now it’s time to set up your yard so that your BBQs and backyard activities aren’t invaded by annoying mosquitoes.   Taking a few precautions at the beginning of the season will ensure that you spend your summer enjoying your space instead of fighting off mosquitoes. Your first step should be to help protect your space with a professional spray shield. Our technicians will assess your property, and then follow a three-pronged approach that will ensure your continued comfort throughout the season. The backyard mosquito control… Read more »

Spring Cleaning Checklist: Tick Edition

Spring cleaning is upon us, and one of the best things you can do for your home is tackle your yard to keep it tick-free for the warmer weather.   We’ve compiled a few of our best tips on how to prepare your outdoor space for tick season, and many of these you can do this weekend with little or no equipment. So grab your long sleeves and pants – essential tick-fighting clothing – and check these off your list so you can enjoy your yard all summer. For the ultimate line of defense against this pest, Mosquito Shield can… Read more »

Mosquito Shield comes to West Suburban Chicago

Innovative residential mosquito control franchise marks Mosquito Shield’s first foray into Illinois Mosquito Shield Franchise Corporation has announced the signing of its first-ever Illinois location. Mosquito Shield of West Suburban Chicago is set to begin operation in the Spring of 2019. Mosquito Shield was founded in 2001 to fill the need for an effective and affordable residential mosquito and tick treatment.  The company developed Mosquito Protection Barrier™(MPB), a patent pending spray that rids properties of the existing mosquito population and builds a barrier around that property for a virtually mosquito-free environment. MPB includes FlexBlend, the industry’s only intelligent spray-blend technology…. Read more »

Mosquito Shield Franchise Corporation expands with new Midwest franchise

First Illinois-based franchise will begin operations in 2019. NORTH ATTLEBORO_ Mosquito Shield Franchise Corporation continued its expansion in the Midwest with its first-ever Illinois operation; Mosquito Shield of West Suburban Chicago. As the leader in residential mosquito and tick control services, Mosquito Shield has now grown to 55 franchises in 26 states. “We are excited about the growth opportunities in the Midwest for mosquito and tick control,” said Michael Moorhouse, Vice President of Franchise Development. “Opening the West Suburban Chicago franchise gives us a foothold in a very desirable territory. This is just the first. There are other prime markets… Read more »