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MEMPHIS, Tenn. – A latest examine carried out by TruGreen discovered that the largest pest challenges American householders anticipate for 2022 embrace mosquitoes (47%) and ticks (37%), amongst others. Because the climate continues to get hotter this spring, and greater than 50% of respondents intend to make use of their outside residing house extra this yr, the specter of nuisance pests doesn’t must inhibit plans. 


To make sure householders are conscious of the place pests could also be most bothersome this yr, TruGreen has launched a 2022 checklist of cities most impacted by outside pests. In a meta-study, compiled from inside and exterior information from January 1, 2021 – December 31, 2021, TruGreen ranks the highest metropolitan areas most impacted by mosquitoes, fleas and ticks. 


1. Dallas-Fort Value, TX 

2. New York, NY 

3. San Antonio, TX

4. Chicago, IL 

5. Boston, MA 

6. Detroit, MI 

7. Washington, DC 

8. Houston, TX

9. Atlanta, GA 

10. Los Angeles, CA

11. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Sarasota, FL

12. Charlotte, NC

13. Orlando-Daytona Seaside-Melbourne, FL

14. Columbus, OH

15. Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL

16. Hartford-New Haven, CT

17. Milwaukee, WI

18. Raleigh-Durham, NC

19. Grand Rapids-Kalamazoo-Battle Creek, MI

20. Cincinnati, OH


“With hotter climate and the official begin of spring, the arrival of mosquitoes, fleas and ticks are quickly to comply with,” mentioned Brian Feldman, director of technical operations at TruGreen. “By making residents conscious now, our hope is that we will help householders start to fight these pests and the potential illnesses they carry — comparable to West Nile, Zika, and Lyme illness — earlier than they trigger an even bigger downside throughout the humid summer season months when they’re most persistent. Defending towards and controlling these nuisance pests helps householders take pleasure in residing life exterior all season lengthy.” 



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