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Tick Season Is Coming: They’ll bug you this spring!

Tuesday, May 22, 2012 | Mid-Cities Pest Control

Because of the extra-mild winter this year, early spring could bring an unwelcome guest: the tick. Be warned: The warmer weather is good news for people and pets who want to be outside, but beware of an uptick of the hard-to-detect pest. The basic reason is that the eggs will hatch sooner. “Eggs are already in the ground, but this time is the time that they will be coming out in great numbers,” said Pollie Rueda, an entomologist stationed at the Smithsonian and Walter Reed Army institute of Research.

Did You Know … that tick season is from May through August, but with 70-degree temperatures in some places, the ticks may
get a jump on the season ?

The big concern for humans, according to the CDC, is that most tick infections occur during the “nymph” stage. Those recently hatched ticks are the size of the period at the end of this sentence. Because they are essentially invisible, preying on a host can easily go undetected.

—The Bug Dude

Think of Ticks As the Arachnid Form of Vampires

Since 1992, the cases of Lymes disease have doubled, according to the CDC, and more than 21,000 cases are reported every year.

Let thebugdude.com solve your tick problems with a yard spray to reduce the incidence of human disease.

Mid Cities Pest Control Now Part of Community Associations Institute

Monday, May 21, 2012 | Mid-Cities Pest Control

Mid Cities Pest Control is now a proud member if the Community Associations Institute. CAI provides information and education to community associations and the professionals who support them in order to promote professionalism, effective leadership and responsible citizenship.

Mid Cities Pest Control is an active member of CAI, and is excited to support the building of stronger communities.

Mid Cities Pest Control Saves Historic School Building

Friday, May 18, 2012 | Mid-Cities Pest Control

Mid Cities Pest Control was featured on the Southlake Historical Society’s website, for treating the termite infestation at the historic 1919 Carroll School.

Mid Cities Pest Control is helping us save the 1919 Carroll School

Termites were endangering the 1919 Carroll School, and Mid Cities Pest Control of Bedford treated it for termites on Monday, May 16. FANTASTIC! Special thanks to the personable and knowledgeable Jennifer Collins, who worked with us to plan an effective treatment, gave us a great price and did much of the work. Also key were Alan Miles and Daniel Mumford. Find Mid Cities Pest Control at www.thebugdude.com or call 817-354-5350. For more information about the school (pictured above in the early 1920s), see “This Place Matters” at right. Help us spread the word to every Dragon fan about how important this historic schoolhouse is to our community.

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