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Can You Catch COVID-19 from Mosquitoes and Ticks?

Experts are still learning about Covid-19, and it seems like new information and guidelines are shared daily! Many are worried about what can spread the illness. There’s been a lot of talk about water droplets, coughing, shared spaces, social distancing, and more; but what about biting insects, like mosquitoes and ticks? Can they spread the…

August 27, 2020
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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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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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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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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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Now is the Time to Start Worrying About Ticks!

Now is the Time to start worrying about ticks- HubspotWhile some bugs are just annoying, others can pose serious risks, and ticks are at the top of the list. Ticks carry a variety of diseases that can harm you, your family and your pets. But should we be worried about ticks so early in spring? YES! Read on to find out why, and to learn what actions you can take to protect your property from dangerous ticks and the illnesses they can carry.

April 4, 2019
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CDC Reports: Mosquito and Tick Diseases Have Tripled! What Can You Do?

Mosquito and Tick Borne Illnesses have Tripled Protect Yourself TipsSummer should be a time for outdoor play, barbecues and relaxation. But, a dark cloud hangs over our sunshine-filled days: it’s the threat of dangerous mosquitoes and ticks. The CDC (Centers for Disease Control) has reported that illnesses and diseases from these pesky insects have tripled in the United States in the last decade!  While Lyme Disease is the most common, other diseases such as Powassan Virus, Alpha-Gal Syndrome, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, Zika and West Nile Virus are also on the rise. The experts at Giroud Tree & Lawn break down the symptoms, the reasons for the increase in diseases, and how to naturally control mosquitoes and ticks in your yard and make yourself less attractive to these bloodthirsty pests.  

June 12, 2018
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Tick Alert! Protect Your Family from Lyme Disease

Just when we’re enjoying the great outdoors, we need to be on high alert for ticks. These dangerous pests spread of Lyme Disease as well as other serious illnesses such as Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever.Ticks like the shade. They seek protection from the sun in ground level vegetation such as high grasses, underbrush, shrubs and…

October 24, 2017
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