Tag: Tick control

Protect Your Pets from Fleas & Ticks

As families tend to spend more time outdoors in the longer days of spring and summer, so too, will their pets venture outside more to accompany them in activities, exposing them to risky pests like ticks and fleas. Likewise, tick populations increase in warmer weather, which is why the National... more
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Tick Prevention

Tick bites are usually painless, the ticks are tiny, and consequently many people are unaware that they have been bitten. Tick Prevention Tips: Wear light colored clothing, long sleeves and pants, tuck pants into socks. Long loose hair should be covered, braided or tied when venturing into areas... more
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Upcoming Tick Season 2017

Everyone loves spring, flowers budding, leaves growing on the trees, and warmer temperatures. After a few late winter storms in March, spring has to be on your mind. However, this winter has been one of the warmest on record and with a warmer than average winter comes a worse than average tick... more
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Tick Facts

Although small in size, ticks can cause big problems by spreading dangerous diseases like Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted fever. So, before heading outdoors, check out the following little-known facts about ticks to learn more about these biting buggers. Ticks are not insects. It’s... more
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Bug Tip Tuesday – Remove Ticks Quickly

Ticks are a big pest issue this time of year.  After taking Fido for a walk, use a lint roller right after being in the woods or on a brush walk. By rolling the sticky tape from the lint roller, you can catch some ticks before the embed themselves into your pet.  Always do a double check after... more
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High Number of Lyme Disease Cases

Lyme disease is impacting Americans in record numbers — and climate change may be to blame. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that approximately 30,000 cases of Lyme disease are reported every year. These numbers may increase as climate change allows ticks, the... more
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Tick Control in Massachusetts

Most people have, at one time or another, found a tick on a family member, the family pet or on themselves.  Tick bites can be painful and cause skin inflammation, secondary infection and could start forming microorganisms that spread disease. There are several different types of ticks found in... more
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Ticks Pose a Late Summer Health Threat

As the long days of summer stretch into early September, many people across New England will take advantage of the last few weeks of warm weather by spending an increased amount of time enjoying the outdoors. However, more time outside can sometimes increase the risk of coming into contact with... more
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Tick Treatment Program

A1 Exterminators offers a traditional & green solutions for your home & business tick problems. Our licensed staff will provide an initial survey of the property to determine the extent of treatment required. Our technicians will make additional recommendations that the homeowner can do to... more
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Acorn + Mouse = Lyme Disease?

Lyme Disease Surge Predicted for Northeastern US: Due to Acorns and Mice, Not Mild Winter ScienceDaily (Mar. 16, 2012) — The northeastern U.S. should prepare for a surge in Lyme disease this spring. And we can blame fluctuations in acorns and mouse populations, not the mild winter. So reports Dr.... more
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