Posts in Category: Ticks
Summer is quickly coming to a close, and you probably have an extensive list of things to do before fall arrives. There’s back to school shopping for the kids, end of the season barbecues, home repairs to get ready for winter… the list goes on. There is one other thing you should add to the list though—preparing for heavy late-summer tick activity in Souderton.
Did you know that where you live determines what kind of pests you'll have to deal with? Certain pests need specific environments to survive. For example, you won't find many termites around buildings made primarily of brick and stone as they are pests that only feed on wood-like materials. In the same way, ticks are not common on properties where there is a lack of tall grass and forested…
As the temperatures warm, ticks become more active and become a serious concern for New Castle residents. According to the Centers for Disease Control, Pennsylvania led the nation in reported cases of Lyme disease in 2016; the most recent data released. More than 11,000 cases were reported in Pennsylvania, and Delaware had more than 500 cases.
It's hard to enjoy your backyard without tick concerns, especially if you're finding ticks on yourself when you come back inside. Ticks are scary. Sure, not every tick you find on you has a disease, but the diseases they're able to transmit can make your jaw drop. Today, we're going to talk about some of the ways ticks can put everyone in your home at risk and discuss how to mitigate that…