Foliage, Football, and Ticks

Posted by Pure Solutions on Sep 22, 2022 8:00:00 AM

As we move into the cooler, fall months many of us forget that Fall tick season is about to start.

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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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When Does Tick Season Start?

Posted by Pure Solutions on Feb 23, 2022 10:28:50 AM

Although many of us in New England are still hitting the slopes, building snowmen, and wearing parkas when we leave the house the reality is spring is around the corner. Others are already "over it" and are contemplating new garden layouts, spring home improvement projects, and planning the first hikes of the season. But is it really time to start worrying about ticks and the diseases they carry?

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Where Do Ticks Go In the Winter?

Posted by Pure Solutions on Dec 11, 2021 10:53:00 PM

It’s a common misconception that ticks hibernate or die in the winter. The reality is that they are always there, waiting for the opportunity to feed (and in many cases spread tick-borne illnesses)

All across New England, winter is here. Ski areas are opening, Christmas is just around the corner, and the leaves are off the trees and on your lawn. Hopefully, by now, you have done a comprehensive cleanup around your home, removing all the leaf litter that ticks love. As we put Summer and Fall in the rearview, it’s easy to think that tick season has passed as well. But don’t be fooled, ticks don’t care about seasons, they only care about temperature, and if there is one thing us New Englanders know, it’s that we can hit temperatures well above freezing all throughout winter. 

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These 12 Plants Will Repel Pests Naturally

Posted by Pure Solutions on Jul 26, 2021 11:16:38 AM

Our organic tick and mosquito product kills within minutes of contact, the product contains surfactants that help the product stick to surfaces and kill any bugs that land on a treated surface even after a treatment. After rainfall, bug activity increases, and more bugs will be entering your property, so what can you do to repel the bugs that don’t land on treated areas? 

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The Importance of Early Season Tick Treatments

Posted by Pure Solutions on Mar 10, 2021 4:17:32 PM

March is here and we are slowly emerging from winter, unfortunately, we are not the only ones becoming more active outdoors. Ticks are also becoming active, eggs will be hatching and they are quickly going to be looking for a host. Even as temperatures fluctuate above and below freezing, the steps you take now can have a drastic influence on your yard and property throughout the warmer months. We see much better results with our clients that begin all-natural tick control treatments early - than those that wait until they find ticks around their homes. 

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When Does Tick Season End?

Posted by Pure Solutions on Sep 16, 2020 8:00:00 AM

As fall approaches here in New England we get many inquiries about when ticks will “disappear”? The short answer is never. Depending on where you live and the species of tick you can be bit by a tick year round. 

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Cape Cod & Ticks

Posted by Pure Solutions on Jul 1, 2020 4:34:43 PM

When you think of Cape Cod images of beautiful beaches, trails, lighthouses, and picturesque downtowns are sure to come to mind. Unfortunately, ticks should be one of the first things that come to mind as well as they are a threat of the Cape YEAR ROUND. Cape Cod has some of the most amazing outdoor recreation opportunities on the east coast, but if you are not protecting yourself and your property properly you run an increased risk of exposure to Lyme disease, the Powassan virus, and Babesiosis.

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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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The Tick Life-cycle: What You Need To Know

Posted by Pure Solutions on Feb 28, 2020 9:00:00 AM

Many of us must now accept that ticks are part of our lives when enjoying the outdoors. 

By now most people are aware that in May, June, and July ticks are out in force and looking for hosts to feed on. But the reality is that you are at risk of a tick bite almost year-round, depending on your climate. 

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