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Tick

Ticks are obnoxious little parasites that are often picked up in outdoor areas when hiking, camping, or simply spending time in nature. These burrowing pests will try to make a home on you or your pets and feed. Ticks can be very dangerous to humans, being difficult to remove and carrying diseases.

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Ticks are obnoxious little parasites that are often picked up in outdoor areas when hiking, camping, or simply spending time in nature. These burrowing pests will try to make a home on you or your pets and feed. Ticks can be very dangerous to humans, being difficult to remove and carrying diseases.

Characteristics

Ticks can be 1 mm in size to 1/4 inch. Engorged ticks can be larger.
Adult ticks have eight legs. Insects have six legs.

Harborage

Ticks can feed on a variety of animals including birds, amphibians, reptiles, and mammals (including people). The primary habitats for ticks are wooded areas and the open or grassy areas at the edges of wooded areas.

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Treatment

How we treat Ticks

Our experts work to create a barrier with our treatment around your home and especially your lawns and outdoor areas to target high-risk tick habitats.

Our pest experts take a tailored approach when treating your property and work to ensure that your concerns are addressed and your home is protected, inside and out. We’re dedicated to providing you with peace of mind and making sure you enjoy your home.

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Tick FAQ

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