You’re bound to encounter all sorts of bugs this summer, but you may not even realize they’re around until long after they’re gone. It can take hours before you see or feel the itchiness from their bite. So where did that bite come from? And more importantly, how should you treat it? While there are some common treatments, the best one will depend on the type of bite. Here’s a look at how to identify the culprit, the best way to treat a bug bite, and how to avoid them in the first place. Mosquitoes Typically, symptoms will appear a […]
We know the feeling: The days are warmer, the sun is shining, and the outdoors beckon. But as springtime arrives, something else is on the move – ticks, looking for hosts and eager to feed. Whether you’re a homeowner spending time in the backyard or a pleasure-seeker hitting the trails, a basic knowledge of ticks will help you manage your risk exposure and avoid the dangers associated with ticks, primarily disease-causing bacteria. Ticks Transmit Diseases It’s an ugly fact: Ticks eat our blood. Adults, children, and pets are susceptible to tick bites. Some ticks feed on several hosts during their […]
Independent Survey Shows Female Franchise Owners Are Highly Satisfied with Mosquito Shield’s Performance North Attleboro, MA 4/19/22 – Mosquito Shield Franchise Corp was identified by Franchise Business Review as being one of only 50 franchises to qualify as a 2022 Top Franchise for Women. Mosquito Shield has had the privilege of serving its communities since 2001. We pioneered the residential mosquito control technique and have spent the last 20 years perfecting it using our Mosquito Shield Tailored Treatment System™. This is a proactive approach to treating your unique property! We don’t believe that all yards were created equal. Therefore, we […]
Independent Survey Shows Franchise Owners Are Highly Satisfied with Mosquito Shield’s Performance North Attleboro, MA – Mosquito Shield Franchise Corporation was recently named a Top Franchise for 2022 by Franchise Business Review. This is the 17th annual ranking of the 200 best franchise opportunities as rated by franchise business owners. The list is available at https://franchisebusinessreview.com/page/top-franchises/. Mosquito Shield, America’s leading residential mosquito and tick control service, celebrated its 20th anniversary last year. Mosquito Shield addresses the need for an effective and affordable residential mosquito and tick control service. The company developed Mosquito Protection Barrier™ (MPB), a patent pending spray that […]
North Attleboro, MA – Mosquito Shield Franchise Corporation was recognized as one of the top 500 franchises in Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500®, the world’s first, best and most comprehensive franchise ranking. The 43rd annual Entrepreneur Franchise 500® is a highly sought-after honor in the franchise industry. Recognized as an invaluable resource for potential franchisees, the 2022 Franchise 500® ranks Mosquito Shield as #216 for its outstanding performance in areas including unit growth, financial strength and stability, and brand power. “The past year has been one of the most challenging for businesses in recent memory, which made putting together our 43rd annual […]
Summer 2021 is in full swing, and what a difference a year makes! And this different-feeling summer has been an odd season for mosquitoes too. Unseasonably dry weather in parts of the country led to our little biting friends arriving on the scene quite a bit later in some areas this summer than they did last summer.
Outdoor summer activities are half the fun of the season, but they also come with some risk of ticks and mosquitoes. Don’t worry, with our tips you can still enjoy your hiking, biking, outdoor weather while protecting yourself, your children and even your pets. Here are our top ways you can prevent ticks and mosquitoes in your favorite outdoor activities.
With summer weather upon us, we have the unwelcome addition of mosquitoes. Your family activities, outdoor events, and even something simple like yard work can become unpleasant quickly when dealing with swarms of mosquitoes. We are here with some facts about when mosquitoes are at their busiest, and what you can do to protect yourself and your family from them.
Orland Park, IL: Mosquito Shield Franchise Corporation, a leading residential mosquito and tick control service with over 80 locations across the United States, is expanding its presence in Chicago with the launch of its new location in Orland Park.
May is here, and that means it’s also Lyme Disease Awareness Month. You’ve probably heard a few basic facts about the disease, and we’re here to give you the details so you can help to protect yourself and your family. From the early signs to treatment options, here’s what you need to know.
Over the past 20 years, you have welcomed us into your homes and trusted us in making your yards the best that they can be. From spring overhauls to late-fall maintenance, we are honored that you chose Mosquito Shield for two decades to help you achieve your home’s potential. The amazing reviews from families all over America are what keep us doing what we do, and we’re not slowing down anytime soon. We’re continuing to perfect our methods and grow our business, and we pledge to you that customer satisfaction is at the forefront of our minds at all times. […]
Mosquito Shield Franchise Corporation, a leading residential mosquito and tick control service with over 80 locations across the United States, is expanding its presence in Texas with the launch of four new locations: North Dallas, Northwest Dallas, Frisco and Southwest Fort Worth.
Mosquito Shield Franchise Corporation announced today that it surpassed 200 territories, with 150 of those coming on board in the last six months. This period of unprecedented growth has propelled Mosquito Shield to a position of prominence in the mosquito control category as it expands its footprint nationally.
Mosquito Shield Franchise Corporation, a leading residential mosquito and tick control service with over 80 locations across the United States, is expanding its presence in Georgia with the launch of six new locations: North Atlanta, Northeast Atlanta, Northwest Atlanta, Lake Lanier, Monroe and Marietta
Mosquito Shield Franchise Corporation, a leading residential mosquito and tick control service with over 80 locations across the United States, is expanding its presence in Tennessee with the launch of its Johnson City location.
Getting your home ready for spring is more than just spring cleaning, it’s also an opportunity for you to up the curb appeal. With so many options, it can be easy to gravitate towards plants and shrubs without thinking about pest control. Here are a few of our top picks that will give you the best of both worlds: high curb appeal with fewer mosquitoes and ticks.
North Attleboro, MA – Franchise Gator has chosen Mosquito Shield as a Fastest Growing Franchise in 2021. This is the 8th year that the franchise directory has published a Fastest Growing Franchises ranking. It was created to help future franchise owners identify franchises on the rise. Mosquito Shield has been in the Top 100 four times and in the Top 50 three times. “We are honored by this recognition from Franchise Gator,” says Mosquito Shield President and Founder, David Briggs. “2021 marks our 20th anniversary and it is already proving to be a year of exponential growth for our company. […]
Whether you’re a new homeowner or you’ve owned for decades, you know that having a yard you can enjoy requires year-round maintenance. It can be tough to know where to start, especially when dealing with mosquito and tick prevention, but luckily the trusted experts at Mosquito Shield and our 20 years of experience have seen it all and know how to tackle the most challenging mosquito and tick environments.
It’s a common thought that ticks are no longer an issue once the first frost hits. While they are certainly not as common, there are a few instances where you may still encounter deer ticks during the winter (yes, even in New England). Here’s what you need to know to stay safe.
At Mosquito Shield, our goal is to provide the best mosquito control with the highest levels of customer service, allowing our customers to enjoy their homes and time with family to the fullest. When it comes to our franchise model, Mosquito Shield has a different philosophy: we built a system, not a business model. Our goal is to help our team build a company, not just a job. 2021 is shaping up to be a year of monumental growth for our business, and as we look back on 2020, we are so grateful for the support of our franchisees that […]
Residential Mosquito Control Franchise Experiencing Rapid Growth during COVID Pandemic. Broken Arrow, OK: Mosquito Shield Franchise Corporation, a leading residential mosquito and tick control service with over 80 locations across the United States, is expanding its presence in Oklahoma with the launch of Mosquito Shield of Broken Arrow. Of the company’s recent expansion, Mosquito Shield VP Michael Moorhouse said, “Residential mosquito and tick control is a fast-growing business sector, and as the first company in this space over 19 years ago, we have the foundation to be extremely well-positioned for growth.” Mosquito Shield spent over a decade refining its formulas and […]
As winter quickly approaches in northern regions and in many areas in the south that expect cooler temperatures, there are a few standard updates that we all make to our homes to prepare for snow and the other winter risks.
In northern regions of the US, late autumn is a great time to spend your final opportunities outdoors before the winter hits. You would expect the added bonus of no pests during this time of year, right? Wrong. While it’s true that you can expect fewer interruptions from summer bugs, fall is commonly peak time of year for ticks. Here are a few fall favorite spots, and what you can do to avoid a run-in with a tick bite that could lead to Lyme.