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How to Keep Kids Safe from Mosquitoes and Ticks this Summer

School’s out for summer, and that means your kiddos are ready for popsicles, pool parties 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. But Wait! They’re protected from the blazing sun rays, but did you…

June 20, 2019
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Tick Tubes- Giroud’s Eco-Friendly Alternative to Tick Control!

Tick Tube-Hubspot HeaderjpgTicks have woken up from their winter slumber and they’re ready to start feasting and multiplying! Last year, the CDC (Centers for Disease Control) reported that illnesses and diseases from these pesky insects have tripled in the United States in the last decade!   This alarming study also highlighted new tick-borne diseases, such as Alpha-Gal syndrome. We all need to do self-checks for ticks after we’ve been outside. But there are also some great preventative steps homeowners can take to greatly reduce the tick population on their properties. 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 to learn about Giroud’s eco-friendly option for tick control!

April 11, 2019
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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 Populations Exploding!

Tick Populations in Philadelphia PA are exploding thanks to a mild winter. Peak season for ticks is summer; just when families and pets are enjoying the great outdoors. 

October 24, 2017
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Top 5 Pests of the Season!

Here are Giroud’s Top 5 Pests for Summer

October 24, 2017
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How to Control Ticks!

It’s Tick Season! Ticks spread Lyme Disease as well as other serious illnesses. Learn how to stop ticks from infecting your family and pets from Giroud representatives: Rob Nagy, ISA Certified Arborist and Rodney Stahl, Jr., PA Certified Applicator, along with Giroud Customer, Dr. Francis Felice, of Huntingdon Valley.

October 24, 2017
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