Pest Prevention

How to Check For Ticks

Tick bites can range from mild nuisance to serious medical condition. And while most tick bites are harmless, on rare occasions, tick bites can transmit serious illnesses like Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, Colorado tick fever, relapsing fever, tularemia, ehrlichiosis, babesiosis (and even more in pets). Ticks can stay attached to their host for

Do Fleas and Ticks Bite in Winter?

While pests like fleas and ticks thrive in humid, warm conditions, they can also live (and bite!) throughout the winter. It’s true they cannot endure freezing weather for extended periods, but they often find ways to survive anyway. In fact, some species of tick are most active in winter. Fleas and ticks have several methods