Mosquito Squad expands in southwest and south central Michigan

Published 9:43 am Monday, May 2, 2016

RICHMOND, Va. — Mosquito Squad, the largest and most experienced home and commercial mosquito control firm in the country, is expanding in the southwest and south central Michigan area, owned by Ken and Julie Wuerfel.

Territories covered by Mosquito Squad of southwest and south central Michigan include: Battle Creek, Charlotte/Potterville, Marshall, Sturgis/White Pigeon, Hastings, Plainwell/Otsego, Gull Lake, Dowagiac/Decatur, Kalamazoo, Mattawan, South Haven, St. Joseph, New Buffalo and Niles.

Known as “The Squad,” the company specializes in eliminating mosquitoes from outdoor living spaces and is one of fastest growing in America. Recipients of the 2015 Cornerstone Chamber of Commerce Platinum Stake award, Mosquito Squad’s the Wuerfels are Michigan natives and love spending time outdoors.

As the largest brand operating in the area, Mosquito Squad uses the latest EPA-registered mosquito control barrier treatments, larvicide and all-natural substances to eliminate mosquitoes from yards and outdoor spaces. Entrepreneur Magazine recently named Mosquito Squad as the number one ranked franchise in the pest control category, as well as a number two ranking on its list of 10 Promising Franchises for Ambitious Entrepreneurs list.  2015 marked the fifth consecutive year that Mosquito Squad was recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of America’s fastest-growing private companies; an elite group of just 14 privately-held firms that have sustained remarkable growth over five years.

“News of the Zika virus underscored that we made the right choice to expand Mosquito Squad to help our area. It’s imperative that homeowners take an aggressive approach to mosquito elimination and help the community reduce mosquito breeding grounds,” Julie Wuerfel said. “We want to partner with our customers and offer DIY tips to help control mosquitoes and ticks in their own communities.”

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