Mosquito Squad of Central MA

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Ponds, streams, bird baths or buckets: which of these is turning your Central Mass yard into a mosquito factory?

What makes a better mosquito habitat? A neighborhood pond filled with fish, frogs, and other insects or a forgotten dog dish sitting undisturbed under a shady tree in your suburban back yard? If it is left with water in it…
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‘Tis the season for Mosquito Borne disease in Central Mass

Did you know that through history mosquitoes have caused more human deaths than any other animal? It’s true. Being vectors of serious diseases makes the deadly mosquito scarier than sharks, bears, lions and other “dangerous” animals. The first case of…
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Mosquito control in Central Mass has improved dramatically. No cans, no coils, no candles needed.

As you know, mosquito protection is not simple or easy. In days of old, a few Citronella candles and a bottle of stinky spray were the norm. We all accepted the fact that this strategy would provide minimal protection at…
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Are Central Mass Mosquitoes Really Responsible for Heartworm in your Pet?

Are Mosquitoes really to blame for Heartworm? You bet. Only the bite of the mosquito can infect your dog or cat with Heartworm. Once bitten by an infected mosquito it takes about seven months for the larvae to mature into…
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Standing Water Creates a Mosquito Farm in your Central Mass Back Yard. We can help but we need your help too.

While a part of the country is dealing with a serious drought it is hard to talk about water being a bad thing. When it comes to mosquitoes invading your yard and driving you indoors, fresh standing water is public…
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A Mass of Mosquitoes here in Central Massachussetts

As we enter the middle of May, the weather in Central Massachusetts gets warmer and more humid. Regular readers of our blog know that it’s already mosquito season…and that our long winter means more snow-melt…and therefore many more mosquitoes than…
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Mosquito control and tick control for your Central Mass wedding, party, event and special occasion

It’s summer and the day you’ve waited for is here at last. You’re throwing a party that your friends and family will remember for years. The tent is up…the flowers are flawless…the food is perfect. For the past hour, guests…
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Mosquito Bites Itch And Sting But Can They Cause Death?

Almost everyone experiences itching after a mosquito bite.  The itch is a mild allergic reaction to the mosquito’s saliva causing our bodies to have a histamine response.  It’s usually just irritating.  Many homemade and over-the-counter medicines will reduce the itch…
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