Tick Control in Laredo & Corpus Christi
Lyme disease is the fifth most common nationally notifiable disease in the U.S. The disease is a bacterium that is transmitted from the bite of a black-legged tick and is potentially very dangerous for humans and their pets.
As a resident of the Laredo-Corpus Christi area, it is important to understand the need to get protection from ticks and prevent Lyme disease from occurring. You should also know what the harmful effects of the disease are if you do not see the assistance of Mosquito Squad and those services used for the protection of your home and family.
The importance of Getting Protection from Ticks
There are steps you can take to lower the likelihood of a tick bite. When outdoors, areas of your body most susceptible to a tick’s bite should be covered. A good tick repellent containing DEET or Permethrin can help reduce the likelihood of a tick bite. Additionally, enlisting the services of a pest control company who specializes in reducing mosquito and tick populations (such as Mosquito Squad) can help you enjoy your summer outdoors without fear of the disease.
The Harmful Effects of Lyme Disease
A person suffering from a tick bite may experience any of the following symptoms:
- aches and pains
Symptoms can vary from mild to severe, either requiring medications or hospitalization in more severe cases. Having your home and yard treated can go a long way toward prevention.
Getting Help From Mosquito Squad of Laredo - Corpus Christi
One of the ways Mosquito Squad can help you control ticks and prevent Lyme disease is through the use of our two part treatment, proven to effectively control the tick population on your property. Our tick tube contains a cotton application that mice take to their homes to build their nests. Once exposed to the cotton, tick larvae and nymphs are eliminated. Our barrier treatment works to eliminate adult ticks on contact. This treatment can eliminate annoying ticks for up to 21 days. We recommended regular treatment of your property to keep mosquitoes and ticks away throughout the entire season.
Contact Mosquito Squad of Laredo - Corpus Christi today for a free consultation and to find out how to best reduce your risk of Lyme disease and get tick protection for your home in Laredo, McAllen, Corpus Christi, Mission, or beyond.