Spring Season Tick Control & Prevention Services | Newtown, Oxford, CT
As the Connecticut Winter season finally draws to an end and the warmer temperatures of Spring are upon us, lawns across the state are beginning to grow and trees, shrubs, flower beds are starting to blossom. This is also the time when ticks become more prevalent and a potential health threat. In recent years, the tick population has soared throughout the state of Connecticut due to such factors as warmer temperatures and habitat range expansion. In this month's article, we will discuss some of the reasons why the tick population is on the rise, as well as preventative measures that you can take to protect your family and pets from being infected with Lyme Disease and other tick-born diseases.
A report recently released by the Center of Disease Control indicates that the reported cases of Lyme Disease has been steadily increasing over the last several years. The report discusses the main factors associated with the increases are due to warmer temperatures and extreme weather conditions, which leads to longer season activity and reproduction rates of ticks. Habitat range expansion, which occurs when a tick's host such as a white tailed deer or mice travels outside of their typical range and transports ticks to new regions. Also, the heavy snowfall levels which occurred over the winter seasons has provided a level of insulation for ticks and have protected them from the cold temperatures. This has allowed many ticks the ability to survive through the winter season.
Benefits of an Spring Tick Management Program
Based in Southbury and servicing property owners throughout the state of Connecticut, Tick and Turf can assist in greatly reducing the amount of ticks on your property and lowering the potential of exposure to Lyme Disease and other tick-borne diseases. We offer customized and comprehensive Spring and Summer Tick Spray Programs that target nymph and adult ticks that ensure the greatest possible tick control results.
Ticks can be an very hazardous pest that can jeopardize the health of your family and pets. Tick and Turf offers a variety of tick control programs that can be customized to fulfill the requirements of your property, while staying within your desired budget. Contact us today to schedule your no-cost estimate and consultation.