Are Mosquito and Tick Yard Treatments Safe for Pets?

Posted by Pure Solutions on Sep 16, 2022 9:30:00 AM

When hiring a tick and mosquito company, make sure you understand what type of product they are using. Some are much safer for use around your pets than others. 

The Pet Problem

Across New England and the mosquitoes are out in force, targeting your next BBQ like it's their Superbowl. At the same time, tick populations are booming across Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Maine, and Connecticut. 

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Pollinator Week

Posted by Pure Solutions on Jun 22, 2022 11:52:36 AM

It's Pollinator week, a nationwide "holiday" where people all around the country raise awareness about dangers our pollinators are facing and what we can do to help! This week, Pure Solutions is participating in this awareness campaign. We will be posting consistently throughout the week on our Instagram and Facebook more facts about Pollinators and how they affect our environment.

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4 Things to look for in a Mosquito Control Company

Posted by Pure Solutions on May 25, 2022 10:45:42 AM

Finding a professional mosquito control company near you is not hard. But finding one that understands your property's unique needs can be a challenge. Here is what to look for when selecting a mosquito control company. 

You’ve lathered up in mosquito repellents, you’ve tried removing all standing water around your home, you light citronella candles, and you even bought an expensive propane mosquito catcher…and yet you still have mosquitos...lots of them. Then it may be time to consider a professional mosquito spray service company. As mosquito (and tick) populations explode across New England, so has the rise of companies that offer services to kill these populations. But the level of service, the products, and the attention to detail varies widely from the larger, national corporate companies to the fly-by-night one-man operators and you need to make sure you engage with a reputable company you trust. 

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How to Minimize Mosquito Breeding on Your Lawn

Posted by Pure Solutions on Jun 18, 2021 9:15:00 AM

Your lawn is a place to recreate and enjoy life's simple pleasures, like a BBQ and cold drink. However, there is one pest always looking to ruin your good time. The Culiseta longiareolata, otherwise known as the mosquito. Typically, homeowners will slather themselves in insect repellent or utilize other mosquito control options. But one of the best things you can do is remove those areas that promote mosquito breeding around your property. 

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The 5 Best All-Natural Backyard Mosquito Control Repellents

Posted by Pure Solutions on Jun 8, 2021 12:47:19 PM
 

From BBQs to Birthday Parties mosquitoes know how to ruin a good time. Here are some options to eliminate mosquitoes from your property safely and naturally.

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Mosquito Season is Back...and so is EEE

Posted by Pure Solutions on Jul 21, 2020 8:00:00 AM

 

It has been a challenging summer thus far, to say the least. Our anxieties are high and the COVID-19 Pandemic is just one of the many reasons we are all feeling a bit overwhelmed. However, we must stay vigilant as there is one seasonal pest in our backyards that does not care about the Coronavirus, our familiar foe, the mosquito. As we spend more and more time at home, enjoying our yards and local recreational opportunities we are exposing ourselves, our families and friends to mosquito-borne illnesses such as Eastern Equine Encephalitis

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5 All-Natural Mosquito Bite Treatments

Posted by Pure Solutions on Jun 12, 2020 4:10:09 PM

As native New Englanders, we know that mosquito bites are as much a part of summer as swimming, fireworks and cookouts. We’ve all been there, you’re enjoying some time outside and you suddenly realize (if you are lucky) that something is biting you. For the next 2-4 days, you will now be the proud owner of a pesky, itchy mosquito bite.  Below we have 5 all-natural treatments that we hope help alleviate your discomfort. 

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5 Fun Backyard Activities For Families To Do During The Coronavirus Pandemic

Posted by Pure Solutions on May 14, 2020 1:26:05 PM

As the season’s change and COVID-19 continues to affect all of our daily lives, we are constantly bombarded with information that is challenging at best to digest. At this point, we all have been practicing social distancing, which looks to be the case for the foreseeable future. The way we participate in large public gatherings, attend events both indoors and outdoors, go to school and even how we shop may all look quite different moving forward. All of this means we will continue to be spending more time at home. Which as the weather warms up, leads many of us to google "what to do with kids outdoors". 

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3 Reasons to Consider Organic Lawn Care and Natural Pest Control Solutions

Posted by Pure Solutions on Feb 27, 2020 1:38:00 PM

According to the newly released report from the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), the world's ecosystems are in dire danger. Species extinction rates are accelerating and grave impacts around the world are now likely.

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Massachusetts and the Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus (EEE)

Posted by Pure Solutions on Aug 29, 2019 2:00:00 PM

On August 29, 2019 Massachusetts State Public Health Officials confirmed four cases of EEE in Massachusetts. Twenty-eight communities now have their risk level raised to critical as a result. 

“Today’s news is evidence of the significant risk from EEE and we are asking residents to take this risk very seriously,” said Public Health Commissioner Monica Bharel, MD, MPH. “We will continue to monitor this situation and the impacted communities.”

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