Category: Press Releases

Mosquito Shield Franchise Corporation names VP of Operations

Mosquito and tick control franchise company adds to leadership team Mosquito Shield Franchise Corporation has named Brad Maher as the Vice President of Operations. Maher has been with the company since August of 2013. “We are very excited to have Brad as part of our leadership team,” said Michael Moorhouse, Vice President of Mosquito Shield. “His diverse experience and skill set enables him to provide unparalleled support to our franchisees. We will be leveraging Brad’s extensive background in business development to help nurture and grow our new locations.” A leader in residential mosquito and tick control since 2001, Mosquito Shield… Read more »

Mosquito Shield comes to Southeastern Pennsylvania

Local team launches service utilizing Mosquito Shield’s industry-leading mosquito control system West Chester, PA _ Mosquito Shield of Southeastern Pennsylvania is now booking service appointments throughout the region after launching the local franchise in July of 2013. West Chester residents Tina and Rick Brogan have established the local franchise and look forward to bringing this innovative mosquito control solution to their area. “As homeowners ourselves who enjoy entertaining frequently on our back deck in the summer months, the value of living mosquito-free without having to use repellants was clear,” said Tina Brogan. “Add to that the growing concern with West… Read more »

Mosquito Shield comes to Cape Cod and the South Coast

Industry-leading mosquito control franchise expands service throughout Southeastern Mass Mosquito Shield of the South Shore of Massachusetts has expanded its territory to include Cape Cod and the South Coast, making Rob and Lisa Rowe of Hanover, MA the first multiple territory operators in Mosquito Shield’s growing franchise model. The Rowes were Mosquito Shield customers for three years before taking over the South Shore franchise in 2013. The initial success of the business along with a strong forecast for future growth inspired the couple to expand their territory to Cape Cod. Click here to read more »

Mosquito Shield announces Southern New Jersey Franchise

Local team launches service utilizing Mosquito Shield’s industry-leading mosquito and tick control system Woolwich Township, NJ _ Mosquito Shield of Southern New Jersey is now booking service appointments throughout the region after launching the local franchise in June of 2013. Woolwich Township, NJ residents Janice and Tim Fullmer have established the local franchise and look forward to bringing this innovative mosquito and tick control solution to their area. “We are excited about being one of Mosquito Shield’s first five franchisees,” said Janice Fullmer. “We know firsthand just how essential this service is for our area of South Jersey. We have… Read more »

Mosquito Shield to present at Atlanta Franchise and Business Opportunities Expo

Franchise Corporation offers innovative mosquito and tick control business opportunity to the Southeast Mosquito Shield Franchise Corporation will introduce its innovative mosquito and tick control franchise opportunity to prospective franchisees at the two-day Atlanta Franchise and Business Expo at the Cobb Galleria Center. The regional event, which offers prospective entrepreneurs a chance to meet face to face with businesses offering expansion opportunities, takes place on Sept. 7 and Sept. 8. “The trade show environment offers a perfect opportunity for us to showcase the unique approach that has made Mosquito Shield so successful,” said Michael Moorhouse, Vice President of Franchise Operations…. Read more »

Mosquito Shield of South Shore partners with Hanover Youth Athletic Association

Local mosquito control franchise will spray football fields for upcoming season HANOVER _ In an effort to protect local athletes from potential EEE and West Nile virus threats, Mosquito Shield of the South Shore has partnered with the Hanover Youth Athletic Association to treat area fields in preparation for the upcoming season. With daily practices going until dusk, prime mosquito feeding time, the exposure to mosquito-borne illnesses increases exponentially for young athletes, coaches, and parents involved in outdoor athletic activities. Rob and Lisa Rowe of Hanover, who operate the South Shore and Cape Cod Mosquito Shield franchises, will participate with… Read more »

Fall spraying essential to keep the ticks at bay

Despite cooler temps, tick season endures through the end of summer While Memorial Day typically heralds the beginning of summer, and the beginning of tick season, its bookend holiday, Labor Day, does not signal the end of the tick threat. Mosquito Shield continues to spray through the fall while ticks are still active, helping homeowners battle ticks with its patent-pending Tick Shield product. While deer ticks do thrive in hot, humid weather, particularly at the beginning of their lifecycle, those life cycles extend from three months to over a year. Therefore the ticks that are hatched in late August will… Read more »

Mosquito Shield announces Northern Virginia Franchise

Military veteran brings Mosquito Shield’s industry-leading mosquito control system to the region Arlington, VA – Mosquito Shield of Northern Virginia is now booking service appointments throughout the region after launching the local franchise in August of 2013. Arlington resident Ken Bowen has established the local franchise and looks forward to bringing this innovative mosquito control solution to the area. “When we evaluated the franchises within the mosquito control industry, Mosquito Shield was in a league of their own,” said Bowen, who relocated from Falls Church in 2012. “Their process and results are second to none.”

Will state-sponsored spraying solve local mosquito issues?

Municipalities forced to take band-aid approach to severe mosquito outbreak In response to what is considered a severe mosquito season, towns and municipalities have taken to the streets, embarking on spraying campaigns to help alleviate the nuisance of mosquitoes and reduce the threat of mosquito-borne illnesses. From Hyde Park in Boston to Fire Island in New York, local authorities are loading up the trucks with mosquito-killing pesticides and spraying or “fogging” specific areas. “Having the county spray for mosquitoes is never a bad idea,” said David Briggs, founder of Mosquito Shield, a Massachusetts-based mosquito control company. “However, it is curing… Read more »

Mosquito Shield joins fight against West Nile Virus and EEE

“Bite ‘Em Back” campaign encourages homeowners to be proactive in battle against mosquito-borne illnesses. In the face of one of the worst mosquito seasons in recent memory, Mosquito Shield of Attleboro, MA is promoting its “Bite ‘Em Back” campaign to promote awareness and provide mosquito control solutions for communities that are being impacted by West Nile Virus and EEE. Recently, health officials in Jamaica Plain and Falmouth, MA have identified the mosquito-borne West Nile Virus in mosquito pools, prompting health alerts in both communities. Similarly, several Connecticut towns have reported cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in mosquitoes which have… Read more »