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How to Remove a Tick

Finding a tick on yourself, your child, or your pet can be an unnerving experience! The great news is that if you are prepared, you can prevent possible infection and disease transmission from these nasty insects. In this article, the experts at Giroud share how to remove a tick, including steps for removing them from…

July 10, 2020
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Mom vs. Mosquitoes! How One Mother Protects Her Kids from Biting Insects

A few weeks ago, we spoke with Jeanne Hafner, Giroud Marketing Team Leader, about how she had her backyard trees cleaned up to keep her kids safe from falling deadwood. As we move into the hot summer months, Jeanne has taken an additional step to make her yard a safer place to play- with mosquito…

July 3, 2020
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Why You Need to Schedule Your Spotted Lanternfly Treatments Now!

If you haven’t seen Spotted Lanternfly Nymphs on your property yet, take a closer look! Our office has been swamped with phone calls about controlling these nasty pests. While we anticipated a population explosion this year, the reality is even worse than expected! Read on to learn why you need to schedule your Spotted Lanternfly…

July 1, 2020
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How to Keep Kids Safe from Mosquitoes and Ticks this Summer

It’s summer, and that means your kiddos are ready for popsicles, water sprinklers, and outside adventures! They’ve been waiting all year for the long, hot days of summer fun, so you slather them in sunscreen and send them out the door. Wait! They’re protected from the blazing sun rays, but did you make sure they’re…

June 2, 2020
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Why Emerald Ash Borer Treatment Injections are Time Sensitive

Treating Ash Trees is the only way to protect them from the invasive Emerald Ash Borer Beetle. But, did you know that there are just two small windows of time each year to perform these preventative injections? Read on to learn why!

May 24, 2020
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Spotted Lanternfly: How to Get Rid of Nymphs

The Spotted Lanternfly is a destructive insect that has invaded the Philadelphia area.  All winter long, their eggs lay waiting for the warm weather, carefully encased in a protective, hardened layer of secretion. Now that they’ve emerge as nymphs, it’s time to take action! Read on to find out how to identify and combat Spotted…

May 23, 2020
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Tick Tubes- Giroud’s Eco-Friendly Alternative to Tick Control!

Ticks have woken up from their winter slumber and they’re ready to start feasting and multiplying! The insect control experts at Giroud offer a wide variety of tick control options, including both organic and traditional sprays. However, some homeowners prefer no-spray options or they want to supplement their spray programs with additional control. Read on…

May 14, 2020
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Hunting for Eastern Tent Caterpillars Activity for Kids!

Eastern Tent Caterpillars are fuzzy bugs that are fun to find outside. Sometimes you can see them crawling along the sidewalk or on the trunk of a tree. They’re fun to pick up and look at closely, but did you know that Eastern Tent Caterpillars can do a lot of damage to trees? Kids can…

May 1, 2020
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5 Ways to Boost Your Mood in Your Own Backyard

We’re all looking for some stress relief, and it can be daunting when we are stuck at home. You may feel like a trapped animal with no hope for escape. But spring is here.  Thankfully,  we can count ourselves lucky that the weather allows us to get outside and enjoy the fresh air and sunshine…

April 16, 2020
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Favorite Spots where Ticks Hide in Your Yard
Spring is when everything begins to wake up, including ticks.  Whether you’re out doing yardwork or just having fun in the yard, it’s time to take precautions to protect your family and pets from these nasty pests. Types of Ticks in PA While some bugs are just annoying, ticks carry a variety of diseases that...
April 10, 2020
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