Preparing for Spring
As the cold winds of winter blow in the warm kisses of spring, it will send delight to all anticipating the warm weather. Like humans, many animals and other creatures will enjoy the warm weather as well. One creature that we need to fear, however, is the tick. Ticks can spread disease and much more; but, with commercial tick control hartville, we can keep everything under control.
Here are some other tips for tick control.
Wear Long Pants
When walking through the grass or fields, it is advisable that you wear long pants and other protective clothing. Ticks can be hidden and attach themselves to you without notice.
Check Yourself When You Go Inside
If you do go outside make sure that you check yourself fully. Take off your clothes and have a loved one check over your entire body. Then, do the same for them.
If you do spot one, don’t try to grab it with your fingers. You want to use a pair of tweezers to remove the tick. Then, once your have removed it you want to submerge it in alcohol. Simply tossing it away in the trash or outside won’t solve the problem. You need to kill it. Once disposed of properly, make sure that you clean the bite area with alcohol as well.
Watch for Symptoms of Lyme Disease
If you were exposed to a tick it is important that you get checked for Lyme Disease. This disease can be serious and if not treated early can cause a lot of health issues.
Have Your Outdoor Spaces Professionally Treated
Once you find one tick, there are likely hundreds of others. For this reason, you need to have your area professionally treated. This will help to kill off these pests before they become a major concern.