Now that September is just over the horizon, anticipation for autumn is starting to take hold in the minds of residents throughout the Northeast. Fall weather can be a relief from the intense heat and humidity that we experience in this part of the U.S., but some vestiges of summer will remain for a few months to come. Warm weather will maintain a foothold in Connecticut for a while, which means you need to stay aware of the ticks and mosquitoes that stubbornly hang around this time of year.
Somers tick control is essential for defense against disease
After tolerating these insects for many months, it seems like we deserve a break from these biters, but now isn’t the time to relax. The cruel reality is that ticks and mosquitoes can potentially damage our health and outdoor living experiences through September and even into October if conditions remain favorable. Our climate is gradually changing to one that is warmer than in past years, and ticks and mosquitoes are thriving as a result. As you likely know already, ticks and mosquitoes are the sources of various kinds of disease in the Northeast, with Lyme disease especially prevalent. Indeed, ticks are incredibly hardy insects, capable of remaining active until temperatures reach 45 degrees Fahrenheit. Unfortunately, this troubling fact means that you can encounter a disease-carrying tick deep into the fall season.
Somers mosquito control for continued outdoor enjoyment
Mosquitoes are also an issue. Although mosquitoes are far less resilient than ticks, our warming climate makes it more difficult to predict when they will vanish for the winter. Mosquitoes made the news a few times this summer as test results in several counties indicated that West Nile virus was present. Although it is unlikely that you’ll contract this virus from a mosquito, it never hurts to defend against bites as well as diseases such as this one.
Somers mosquito control vs Somers tick control: What’s the difference?
At Mosquito Squad, this is a trick question. Our barrier protection treatments are effective against both ticks and mosquitoes. When applied by our highly trained technicians, our treatments are guaranteed to reduce the mosquito population on your property by up to 90%, and ticks will experience a similar population reduction. Lasting for a maximum of 21 days, our treatments only need reapplications every 2 to 3 weeks!
Ticks and mosquitoes may remain active this autumn. For Somers tick and mosquito control you can rely on, look no further than Mosquito Squad of Hartford. Give us a call at (860) 356-3953.