Posts in Category: Ticks
It has been recently discovered that a new invasive tick species has been reported in New Jersey and other east coast states. What this means for us may seem alarming, but here are a few things you need to know when it comes to this invasive pest.
When considering pest control for our homes, we are often concerned about the harm that pests can bring to the human occupants, but there is one pest that seems to prefer our furry counterparts. Ticks.
Ticks have returned this year and they will not be leaving anytime soon. Now is the time to protect yourself, your family, and your pets from these parasites that burrow into your skin and suck your blood. During the process of feeding, ticks can transmit several harmful diseases including babesiosis, anaplasmosis, and Lyme disease. Since ticks need blood in order survive and reproduce, having…
When we think of picnic pests, ticks don't usually come to mind. The bugs that most commonly invade a cookout are ants, flies, and yellow jackets. But, ticks are a general threat that we all must take into consideration anytime we go out into nature. All tick species have the potential to carry diseases. And some of the diseases they can carry have lifelong health implications.