Summer's Uninvited Guests: Your Expert Guide to Tackling Ticks and Mosquitoes
The world’s deadliest animal is on the move, the mosquito! According to The Washington Post, five cases of locally transmitted malaria were discovered in Texas and Florida, citing mosquito-borne diseases are expected to travel outside of their typical regions.
These tiny creatures can quickly transform a tranquil outdoor retreat into an itchy nightmare. Here are three essential pest professional tips to stay safe from mosquitoes this summer:
Check gutters frequently to ensure that there is no pooling water or debris stuck that can create a space for mosquitoes to breed.
Manage weeds, especially in areas where mosquitoes congregate.
Get started with our Organic Mosquito Control Program. This program is environmentally friendly and completely safe for your family and pets, featuring four applications annually to help reduce the mosquito population on your property.
Did you know ticks can't fly or jump, instead they latch on through a process called “questing”. While questing, ticks hold onto leaves and grass and quickly climb aboard when a host brushes the spot where they are waiting.
The CDC tick bite tracker showed that emergency room visits for tick bites in the Northeast began to skyrocket this spring and show no indication of slowing down during the summer months.
Reclaim your summer adventures with peace of mind by following these three important tips:
Ticks thrive in tall grass and leafy areas, so keep your lawn well-maintained by regularly mowing the grass and removing leaf litter.
Ticks can latch onto your furry companions, so it's important to protect them from ticks as well. Regularly check your pets for ticks, especially after outdoor activities, and promptly remove any ticks you find.
Get started with our Organic Tick Treatments. These treatments can effectively reduce the tick population on your property by targeting the areas most conducive to tick activity.
Don't let ticks and mosquitoes ruin your summer fun. By implementing these effective prevention strategies, you can reclaim your outdoor experiences and enjoy all the outdoor activities summer offers without the constant swatting and scratching.