Finding a tick on your property is enough to make anyone feel anxious and uncomfortable. Ticks are not just a small nuisance — they’re also well-known vectors of diseases that can be a major threat to your family. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, ticks carry and transmit diseases like Lyme disease, Powassan virus, Borrelia, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, ehrlichiosis, anaplasmosis and babesiosis.
Ticks can be detrimental to your own health and the wellness of your family members and pets. Read on to learn how tick control and prevention methods can reduce the population of these unwanted pests so you can enjoy your outdoor space with peace of mind.