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2018 Tick Season Predictions

Depending on where you live in the United States, tick season coincides with the start of spring, when the snow melts away. In previous years, colder temperatures killed off populations but for 2018, this doesn’t appear to be the case. Prediction Factors According to a report published in U.S. News, entomologists found that a large…

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3 Unlikely Places Where You’ll Encounter Ticks

Common tick suggestions include staying out of the woods and away from tall grasses. Yet, even when you go outside prepared with long sleeves and bug repellent, these literal blood-suckers can still attach and burrow inside your skin. If you have a tick problem, contact Eliminate ‘Em for same-day service! Discover the less-obvious places you…

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CT Tick Testing Program Adds Two More Diseases

Ticks are known carriers of multiple diseases – Lyme disease being one of the more prominent cases, and in recent months, the Powassan virus has gotten some attention. Because of this, along with advances in technology, the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station added two more diseases to its Tick Testing Program. In place since 1990, the…

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Tick-Transmitted Virus a Concern in CT

What You Need to Know The ticks are out! And with them comes tick-borne diseases. These viruses are most commonly contracted in Connecticut between May and July, when nymph ticks are searching for food. Recently, the Powassan Virus has been found in ticks in southern Connecticut, but no animal or human cases have been reported…

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Too Many Ticks? We Can Eliminate’Em!

If you have pets, you may know how disgusting ticks can be. Even treating your pets with the top brands of flea/tick control doesn’t always mean you won’t encounter these nasty blood sucking creatures. Besides being really gross, many people ask the question, can ticks really cause direct injury as a result of their bites?…

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