With summer drawing closer, Connecticut residents should be on high alert for deer ticks and the diseases they can convey, which influences around hundreds of thousands of individuals in the U.S. every year. It can often be difficult to notice when you have been bitten by a tick. Tick bites are generally painless and can leave a minimal mark. It is important to take certain precautions in order to prevent being bitten and potentially infected by a disease carrying tick. Based in Southbury, CT and servicing clients throughout the Danbury and Greenwich area, Tick and Turf offers comprehensive tick spray plans that will ensure that you and your household will remain protected. We have compiled a list of measures you can take to protect yourself.
Wear clothing which conveys light colors, long sleeves and jeans, tuck pants into socks. Long free hair should be secured, interlaced or tied when wandering into ranges where ticks typically live.
Utilize a high quality tick spray anti-agents. Apply to uncovered skin—never under attire. Utilize sufficiently only to cover since substantial dosages will typically not work better. If you are with children, do not allow the to apply the spray themselves Rather, put it all alone hands, then rub it on children, maintaining a strategic distance from their hands, eyes, and mouth. Wash off anti-agents before you go to bed.
When you have returned indoors, shower utilizing a wash material at the earliest opportunity (ideally inside of two hours) to evacuate any unattached ticks, which frequently stay on your skin for quite a long time before appending themselves. Seek out any potential ticks painstakingly, since deer ticks are very small and difficult to notice. Check your body, including your armpits and crotch, in and around the ears, behind the knees, between the legs, around the waist, and in your hair. Use tweezers to tenderly evacuate any appended ticks. (Uproot the entire body, including the head.) Ticks must be appended for no less than 36 hours to transmit Lyme illness.
Ticks enjoy tall grass and high amounts of shade. So it is imperative to keep your grass cut , evacuate leaves and different types of debris on your landscape, and attempt to let however much sun into your yard as could reasonably be expected. Consider setting up a wall around your property to keep out deer and other expansive creatures that can convey ticks. Tick and Turf offers spring landscape services and lawn care that will keep your lawn healthy and vibrant throughout the year.
Deer ticks that attach themselves to your house pets, can connect to you after you touch your pet. So assess pets after they've been outside, and uproot any ticks you find with tweezers. If you do find a tick, you should try not to handle the it with your uncovered fingers. Dispose of a tick by submersing it in wrapping it up firmly and flushing it down the toilet.
Tick and Turf offers seasonal tick spraying programs which will greatly lower the risk of your household residents and pets receiving an infection from a deer tick. You can contact us today for a free consultation at 203-232-7285.
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