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TAG: mosquito control

Weed Man adds mosquito control to offerings

April 17, 2019By

Weed Man added mosquito control to its list of services. With mosquito control service, Weed Man can better protect its customers, their pets and their lawns from the annoyance of mosquitos, which are known for carrying and transmitting diseases like Zika and the West Nile virus. The new offering allows Weed Man to better meet all its customers’ needs and... read more

Mainely Ticks launches franchise opportunities

September 24, 2018By

Mainely Ticks Franchise Development, based in Windham, Maine, is offering a franchise opportunity to protect people, pets and properties with a personal, professional and effective tick management program centered around education and awareness. The company, which also offers mosquito control services, is led by Bob and Barb Maurais. “Our job is not to simply treat to protect one’s property,” said... read more

TruGreen launches mosquito control program

May 17, 2017By

TruGreen is expanding its service offerings with the launch of TruGreen Mosquito Defense to help homeowners combat mosquitoes. According to a recent online survey conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of TruGreen, among over 2,000 U.S. adults, 85 percent of Americans say mosquitoes limit their or their family’s outdoor activities during the months they’re most active. The same survey also... read more

CDC offers Zika prevention tips for pest workers

September 7, 2016By

In the August issue, we published a Zika primer for pest management professionals facing questions about a potential outbreak. At the time of that report, no locally transmitted cases had been reported. That is no longer the case, as the virus’s reach has expanded in the United States. Thirty-five locally transmitted cases have been reported in two areas of Miami, Fla. Travel associated cases have surpassed... read more

Emerging Opportunity: Mosquito control

April 22, 2016By

Mosquito control services—and franchises—are on the rise. In researching outdoor franchise brands, we couldn’t ignore mosquito control franchise brands as an emerging trend. Although brands franchising for fewer than five years were disqualified from the primary LM Franchise Best Buys list, we allowed younger brands on the list of mosquito control franchise opportunities. Otherwise, the ranking was determined by the... read more

Pest association to host Zika workshop

April 13, 2016By

The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) will host a virtual workshop, titled Zika: What You Need to Know, on Wednesday, May 4. This 3.5-hour workshop is designed to deliver business, technical and messaging expertise in preparation for the upcoming mosquito season. Sponsored by MGK, Oldham Chemicals, Univar and Zoecon/Central Life Sciences, the workshop features a representative from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and... read more