Ticks spread Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever and other illnesses to people and animals. Avoid being bitten by following these tick prevention tips from Arkadia Eco Pest Control. Arkadia provides safe, effective, environmentally friendly tick control services in New Jersey.
Staying out of ticks' way is half the battle. The following tips can help prevent tick run-ins in the first place to reduce the risk of being bitten:
If you must venture into places with heavy vegetation, check your clothing, gear, hair and body for ticks as soon as you get home. In addition to inspecting kids post-outing, check your furry family members for ticks. Shower immediately to further reduce the risk of tick-borne diseases.
Sometimes you can't avoid tick-prone areas. Protect yourself and family members with these tick-repelling measures:
Avoid using bug repellents on children two months or younger. Repellents with PMD and OLE should not be used on anyone three years of age or younger.
Your yard should be a haven for you and your family. Lower the odds of ticks invading your territory with these tick-prevention tips for the lawn:
Professional tick control treatments can also help create a tick-free environment around your home.
Arkadia Eco Pest Control provides plant-based tick solutions to residential and commercial customers in 13 counties. Make your New Jersey home or business a tick-free zone by contacting our friendly team online or by phone for an inspection today.