Category: Tick Control

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: 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 »

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 »