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5 Reasons Why Mosquitoes Bite You but Not Your Friend - It’s not in your head. Mosquitoes really do prefer some people to others. Scientists have estimated that 20 percent of people, are especially delicious for mosquitoes, and get bit more often on a consistent basis. If you are in that not-so-lucky minority you are probably wondering how you came to ... Read more »
Your Ticket to a Mosquito Free 2018! - Summer is coming, and if your family enjoys spending time outside, then you already know that this season means warm weather, cool drinks, and plenty of chances to go out and play. Unfortunately, the arrival of summer can also come with the annoyance of buzzing pests like mosquitoes every time ... Read more »
The Best Ways to Enjoy Your Backyard this Spring - We love this time of year. Flowers are in bloom, people are stepping outside to enjoy the fresh air and temperatures are rising. It’s the perfect time to head outside and enjoy the great outdoors in your own backyard. But after a long (it was waaay too long) winter, you ... Read more »
Spring Cleaning: Backyard Edition - What is it about spring that makes us want to scrub our house from top to bottom? We don’t know but those blooming flowers and sunny days somehow turn the most reluctant (yes, we are talking about us) cleaners into diligent housekeepers. But inside the house is not the only ... Read more »
The Little-Known Connection Between Weather and Tick Outbreaks - Ticks. Even just reading the word is enough to give some people a tingling down the back of their spine. The word brings with it images of afternoon hikes in the woods that end with a thorough body search to make sure none of the little bloodsuckers have hitched a ... Read more »
You Asked: What Happens to Mosquitoes in the Winter? - Mosquitoes are nothing if they are not resilient. Did you know that scientists have estimated that the mosquitoes we see buzzing around today have been unchanged for the past 46 million years? That means, based on fossil evidence, that mosquitoes survived the ice age (approximately 2.5 million years ago). So, ... Read more »
Why Winter is the Best Time to Think About Mosquito Control - Winter is finally here. It’s the time for cuddling in front of the fire, cozy sweaters, and (mostly) pest-free living. Winter isn’t everyone’s favorite season, but one thing is for sure, the chilly season offers an ideal opportunity to make plans and preparations for the warmer months of spring and ... Read more »
Should I be Concerned about Ticks in the Fall and Winter? - Fall is here. We’ve traded swimsuits for sweaters, golf clubs for gloves, and fresh summer salads for hearty autumn soups. And while we are definitely enjoying our South-Central Pennsylvania autumn, we are also very aware that ticks are still a big threat during this time of year. And no luck ... Read more »
Three Big Reasons Why our Mosquito and Tick Control Service is Different - Spring through fall, there’s nothing we enjoy more than spending time in our backyard with family and friends. For south-central Pennsylvanians, this time is commonly spent hosting parties, gardening, doing home projects, and a cornucopia of other enjoyable options. Unfortunately, there is a common complaint that often prevents families from ... Read more »
Don’t Forget Fido: Our Best Pest Protection Tips for Pets - We LOVE our furry family members. As pet owners, we know all that can go into keeping your pet healthy and happy: regular exercise, a nutritious diet and lots of love and affection. And of course, we are all too aware that pets can be the target of pests. While ... Read more »