Tick Control Tips - Preventative Tick Lyme Disease Measures | Monroe, Trumbull, CT
Recent studies have indicated that up to one our of every five ticks in the Connecticut region are infected with Lyme disease. There has been a growing concern among residents throughout the state concerning the increased population of ticks in this area and as each year passes, the problem is only becoming greater. One of the biggest contributing factors of the spread of Lyme disease has to do with the increase in the deer population. The increase of ticks combined with the over population of deer throughout the state of Connecticut has caused many health issues involving ticks and Lyme disease for residents. Unlike most companies, Tick and Turf is proud to provide the the effective coverage and protection utilizing more expensive high pressure spraying equipment.
It is important to take preventive measures and keep ticks out of your yard in order to protect you and your family from disease. Tick and Turf offers customized tick spray programs that will in effect create a barrier for these intruders. We will specifically target areas where ticks are most likely to inhabit. Our goal is to protect you, your family, your pets, and your guests over the entire spring and summer season when ticks are most present. The tick prevention specialists at Tick and Turf have put together a list of preventative measures that you can take in order to reduce the chances of being infected with Lyme Disease.
Reduce your skin exposure by wearing pants and long shirts when you are on heavily wooded ares.. Use clothing, tents and any other gear, which has been sprayed with Deer Tick Repellent. There are many over the counter repellents that are effective in keeping away ticks.
Create a tick-free zone on your landscape. You can take the following measures to reduce ticks from inhabiting your property; prune your tree's branches to allow as much sunlight as possible into your yard, mow your lawn on an consistent basis to keep your grass short, and remove any accumulated leaves, wood piles and other yard debris.
Perform thorough tick checks after you have been in a wooded area. If you get in the habit of performing tick checks on yourself and companions for ticks after each foray into a wooded area, any potential ticks can be removed before infection. It is important to pay close attention to areas such as your ears, ankles, and scalps.
Lyme disease is the most widely known type of disease that can potentially be offset by a tick bite, but the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lists many other types diseases that can be transmitted by ticks, which can be avoided by taking the proper precautions. The most effective method of preventing ticks from inhabiting your landscape is to hire a professional Connecticut tick control service to implement a customize tick program that is specifically geared toward preventing these pests from gaining a strong presence in your yard. Based in Southbury and servicing property owners throughout the Fairifeld, New Haven, and Litchfield County areas, Tick and Turf utilizes the most effective products and techniques available to ensure a tick free zone for your landscape. Contact us today at (203) 232-7285 to schedule your no-cost estimate and consultation!