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Walpole tick control

Rarely does a person come in contact with someone from Massachusetts not affected by Lyme disease in some way. If you live here and you haven’t gotten it yourself, you know someone who has. It’s so bad here that it was declared an epidemic in the Commonwealth in 2015. Lyme is so common there are even specialized treatments at day spas!

While a day at the spa always sounds appealing, it’s safe to say that nobody wants to get Lyme disease in the first place. When the CDC released a report in May 2018 that diseases from mosquitoes and ticks had more than tripled in recent years, it was hardly a surprise to anyone here. In Massachusetts specifically, tick-related diseases have exploded to levels never seen before.

The best way to protect yourself from Lyme disease and other tick-borne diseases like (the rare, but much worse) Powassan virus is to avoid exposure to ticks all together. While Mosquito Squad can’t protect you when you’re out in the woods, we can protect you at home in your own yard. Our Walpole tick control is guaranteed to eliminate nearly 90% of ticks on your property for up to three weeks at a time, or your money back. By using a combination of our signature barrier treatment that we use for mosquitoes plus an added tactic, we’re able to halt the life cycle of the ticks in your yard and thus, greatly reduce their population long-term.

How our Walpole tick control works

Just like our mosquito treatment, we treat the perimeter of your yard first with our traditional barrier spray, working our way inward, being sure to cover all surface areas, including places ticks are known to hide, like tall grass, leaf piles, wood piles. A barrier treatment alone will eliminate nearly 90% of adult ticks on contact and continue to eliminate them for up to three weeks, but then we go a step further to make sure ticks in their younger life stages are eliminated, too.

Then we get a little help from our furry friends by implementing tick tubes. These are small, biodegradable tubes that are stuffed with a cotton treated with permethrin, a mild insecticide. We place tick tubes strategically around your property where mice and other small animals like squirrels will find them. They like to use cotton to cozy up their nests and burrows, and when they find the cotton in these tubes, they take it back home. In using this cotton for their nests, the permethrin rubs off on their fur.

Contrary to their name, deer ticks don’t actually acquire Lyme disease from deer most of the time — it’s these small critters in your backyard. And it’s usually the ticks in their larva or nymph stages of life that do so. When one of these younger ticks tries to get their blood meal from one of these small animals that have taken the cotton, they’re soon eliminated. Don’t worry, permethrin doesn’t harm the animal — they end up being stealthy little helpers in halting the life cycle of ticks to reduce their population in your yard drastically. Mosquito Squad’s Walpole tick control is the most effective tick control on the market.

Guaranteed 100% Satisfaction

Mosquito Squad is confident in its products and services, and we even use them ourselves. But if there’s any reason you’re not satisfied, just let us know. We’ll either give your property another treatment or offer your money back — no questions asked. We’re in the business of eliminating bugs, not customers! But we know people like to do their research, so so we encourage you to click the button on the right to read over 200 reviews from local homeowners who have used our services in the past.

It’s time to take back your yard while keeping your family safe from the dangers of bug-borne diseases. For the most effective, longest-lasting Walpole tick control, contact Mosquito Squad today. Give us a call at 978-315-5811 or fill out our contact form to sign up. We look forward to helping you fight the bite!


With Mosquito Squad, protection is guaranteed!

If you are not completely satisfied with your mosquito or tick control treatment, contact us within 21 days of that treatment for a re-spray at no additional charge, or a 100% refund of that treatment.

Prefer to keep it green?

All of Mosquito Squad’s products are EPA-registered, but we understand that there are some people who won’t settle for anything less than 100% natural. That’s why we developed an all-natural barrier treatment solution that is based on essential oils and mixed in-house.

We apply it to your yard the same way as our traditional barrier treatment — with a special mist-blower backpack. Like the traditional formula, our all-natural solution eliminates bugs on contact, but after it’s dry (about 30 minutes) it acts like a repellant, essentially confusing and “chasing” the bugs away. It’s a slightly less potent treatment than our traditional formula, but customers who elect this method report around 80% reduction of yard pests. Because of its botanical makeup, the all-natural formula breaks down a little faster than the traditional, therefore we recommend re-application every two weeks instead of three.

Read more:

Read our Central Mass Mosquito Control blog
Read our Central Mass Lyme Disease blog

CDC report
CDC Lyme disease info
CDC Lyme disease map
Patch.com article on “tick explosion”
TIME story on CDC report

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