Tag Archives: tick control Northshore MA

Lone Star Ticks: The New Tick on The Block

Here in the North Shore of Massachusetts, we are pretty well versed in the dangers brought by deer ticks & wood ticks. Most of us know how to avoid ticks and are pretty comfortable (although still grossed out) with pulling … Continue reading

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Could 2016 Become the Year of the Tick?

As we have enjoyed the first unusually mild days, teasing us that spring is coming, we can’t help but begin to think about ticks. We’re beginning to receive regular calls from clients who are finding ticks on their kids and … Continue reading

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The Benefits of North Shore Mosquito and Tick Control Barrier Spray

“What are the real benefits?” We get asked this question fairly regularly when people are looking for a solution to their mosquito and tick problem. The immediate answer we give is always, “Prevention.” When you are a part of our … Continue reading

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Striking a Deadly Blow Against Ticks and Lyme Disease

As you read this, many of our local ticks are finishing off their third blood meal, which means they are mature enough to lay eggs. For the Ixodes scapularis, better known as the black-legged deer tick, this final feast can … Continue reading

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Essex County Mosquito and Tick Control for Homeowners

School is officially out for the summer and with that happy announcement, we will be seeing more and more children and families out enjoying their yards, playing outside and entertaining friends. With summer’s warmer weather also comes a rise in … Continue reading

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Lyme Disease’s Dangerous “Cousin”: Powassan Virus Is On The Rise

Powassan Virus (POWV) is making news again and it affects you and Essex tick control. In large part, as theorized by Yale’s Dr. Durland Fish, professor of epidemiology, this is due to the rise in infection noticed in the deer … Continue reading

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Tick Rising: North Shore Tick Control and Keeping Deer at Bay

Tick populations are on the rise. According to Harvard’s Public Health Entomologist Dr Richard Pollack, he “can almost set my watch by it.” The “it” being the rise in warm weather, and deer and tick populations. Where you see deer, … Continue reading

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