Few insects are quite so reviled as ticks. You can find plenty of people who love mantids, bees, spiders, tarantulas…  there are even people who’ll defend wasps. But it’s hard to imagine that there’s anyone who considers ticks to be anything but a scourge. All these creepy little crawlies do is suck blood and spread disease. And they…

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Ticks are out in full force already. The warmer weather and thawed soil in March and April has resulted in an uptick (no pun intended) of infestation from heavily wooded hiking trails to children’s soccer fields. Ticks are of particular concern for New England residents. They feed off the blood of people, pets, and animals….

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Ticks are very active this time of year. With the falling leaves piling up, and the damp weather making the brush a hospitable place for them to hide, New Englanders need to be extra cautious when venturing outdoors. The American Dog Tick, BlackLegged Deer Tick, and the Lone Star Tick are common in the Northeast….

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One of the most talked about things this year has been the wonky weather in New England. One day the wind chill is below zero and the next afternoon it could be nearing 60 degrees. Climate shift can have significant impact on pest control. With temperatures feeling more like spring than mid-winter, and the semi-frozen…

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While New England is finally experiencing seasonal weather after such a long and harsh winter, Expert Pest Control reminds people to be aware of tick exposure during this warmer weather that everyone wants to enjoy, especially outdoors. May 2015 is Lyme Disease Awareness Month. Along with the Lyme Disease Foundation, Expert Pest Control is building awareness of Lyme Disease…

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