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Everything You Need To Know About Tick Extermination

Ticks are like fleas or mosquitos — tiny blood-sucking parasites that can be difficult to spot. Ticks are known to carry and transmit various illnesses, such as Lyme disease, and Rocky Mountain spotted fever, making it crucial to protect your pets during the tick season.


What Are The Characteristics Of Ticks?

Ticks are small arachnids that feed on the blood of mammals, birds, and reptiles. They remain attached to their host for days or even weeks while they feed on blood.

Ticks have just six legs when they are larvae and eight legs when nymphs and adults. Unfed ticks are flattened, teardrop-shaped. Depending on their species, ticks can be any color.


How Do You Get Ticks?

Ticks are disease carrying parasites that latch onto their hosts when the opportunity arises. They latch onto fur, clothing, or skin and suck blood from a host. Soft ticks often move from place to place on their own and invade homes, searching for a host. Avoid contact with ticks, tick-infested areas are the best way to prevent ticks and tick-borne diseases.


How To Remove A Tick From Your Body

Follow These Tips To Remove A Tick Safely

Ticks can be dangerous to your dog or cat. However, they have a more negligible effect on humans. Remove them safely and effectively, grasp them behind the head with tweezers, and pull slowly. Never squeeze or crush the tick, which can increase the chances of infection. Tick bites will likely cause redness or mild swelling. In rare cases, tick bites can cause infections or allergies to severe irritation. If allergies are a concern, consult your doctor immediately.


Best Tick Extermination And Control Program In Tennessee

In-Depth Pest Control Solutions For Your Home

Ticks — tiny pests that attach themselves to humans and animals — are a significant pain. When they attack, they can be hard to catch. And even harder to kill. Ticks, eggs, larvae, and adults can all pose unique threats. That's why it's so crucial for you to call a pest control company that knows how to handle ticks: Jamison Pest and Lawn. We provide one of Tennessee's most affordable tick extermination services. Our trained technicians will find and put an end to them, usually without harmful pesticides. Call us today at (901) 452-1505.

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