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Tick Tock: Time to Raise Lyme Awareness and Take Action

Posted by Athena Hadjipanayis on May 22, 2023 12:00:00 PM

What Is Lyme Disease?

May is National Lyme Disease Awareness Month! Lyme disease is a tick-borne illness that spreads by bite from an infected Borrelia burgdorferi. Otherwise known as deer ticks, these arachnids become infected with the bacteria after feeding on other infected animals. This disease continues to be a pressing health concern that affects individuals all around the world. By raising awareness and information about Lyme disease, we can allow individuals to recognize its symptoms, implement preventative measures, and support all of those who are affected.

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Lone Start Tick: An In-Depth Guide

Posted by Spencer Rowden on May 3, 2023 10:33:07 AM

The Lone Star Tick (Amblyomma americanum) has become a growing concern in recent years due to its expanding range and potential to transmit diseases. This comprehensive guide will explore the life cycle, geographic distribution, and habitat of the Lone Star Tick. Additionally, we will delve into the diseases associated with this tick species and highlight the best prevention methods, including the essential role of Pure Solutions All-Natural Services in safeguarding your family and property.

Introduction to the Lone Star Tick:

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3 Essential Things to Know about Tick-Borne Illness Babesiosis

Posted by Spencer Rowden on Mar 17, 2023 11:58:43 AM

A recent CDC report shows that Babesiosis, a tick-borne illness, is spreading at a rapid rate in the Northeast and midwest. Although not as well-known as Lyme disease, it is essential to be aware of this potentially dangerous infection. In this blog post, we will delve into the world of babesiosis, exploring its causes, symptoms, and preventive measures. By the end of this article, you will have a better understanding of this illness and know how to protect yourself and your loved ones.

1. The Cause and Transmission of Babesiosis

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4 Types of Common Ticks and How to Identify Them

Posted by Diana Willand on Feb 6, 2023 10:50:35 AM
Tick season is fast approaching, and knowing the risks and dangers that come with each tick species in your area is certainly something to pay attention to.
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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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