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 »
Give Ticks the Cold Shoulder This Fall - Soon, the leaves will begin to turn and we will be breaking out sweaters. While there are many things that you probably associate with the autumn season, we can almost bet that ticks and the diseases they can transmit are probably not amongst them. It is a common misconception that ... Read more »
Beyond Lyme: The Tick Threats You Probably Don’t Know About - Ticks are not just annoying little bloodsuckers, they can be dangerous vectors (organisms that transfer disease). It seems like each year we hear more and more about the prevalence of ticks and tick-related threats. If you don’t remember being scared of tick-borne diseases when you were a kid, or even ... Read more »
5 Reasons Why Now is the Perfect Time to Get Mosquito Control Treatment - The autumn season is almost here! Fall is one of our favorite seasons. It means cooler weather, warm drinks, and plenty of chances to go out and play. Unfortunately, the arrival of fall can also come with the annoyance of buzzing pests like mosquitoes every time you try to go ... Read more »
Ten Terrifying Facts About Ticks You’ve Never Heard - Sure, we all know ticks are a nuisance but how well do you really know them? If you've ever owned a dog, worked in the yard, taken a walk through the woods or gone camping, you've probably encountered at least one tick during the course of your lifetime. And you ... Read more »