ATLANTA, June 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Health officials and pest experts are warning that an increase in tick populations
"There's such a rapid growth in population this year because of the mild winter we had in conjunction with our humid climate," said Charlie Jones, Arrow Pest Expert. "Ticks are a year-round threat; however, we want to encourage people to be extra vigilant this time of year when ticks are most active. The tick populations are only going to increase over the next few weeks."
Jones also suggests that since more buildings and structures are being developed this year, there is a displacement of rodents such as rats and mice, which would increase the chance of infested wildlife moving into and around homes. These rodents are renowned carriers of fleas and ticks.
To help homeowners protect their families and homes from a tick infestation this year, Arrow Exterminators recommends the following simple, proactive measures:
About Arrow Exterminators
Family-owned and operated since 1964, Atlanta-based Arrow Exterminators is the sixth largest pest and termite control company in the United States, ranked by revenue. Arrow boasts a modern fleet of more than 1600 vehicles, 101 service centers and 1,850 team members with revenues exceeding $180 million. With QualityPro Certification by the National Pest Management Association, the company offers innovative and environmentally responsible services to protect homes and businesses of customers in Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas. Visit arrowexterminators.com for more information.
Lauren BullingtonArrow Exterminators770-552-4943 / [email protected]
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