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Pest Control For Ticks in Long Island – Mosquitobrothers

Like fleas, ticks are parasites of warm-blooded animals. Adult female ticks must consume blood meal to obtain the nutrients they need to lay eggs. She may lay as many as 10,000 eggs in a batch. Female ticks die shortly after laying eggs.


Unlike fleas, ticks are not insects. Tick Spray Service Long Island belong to a group called Mosquitobrothers. They are closely related to spiders, crabs, lobsters and other crustaceans. Ticks may have 8 legs or 6 legs, depending on their stage of development. They are one of the most tenacious creatures in nature. As we all know, ticks can survive for more than a year without eating, while they patiently wait for the host animal to come in contact with them so that they can "free ride" and find food.


Ticks can be a serious health-related pest. Ticks can transmit several serious diseases. Rocky Mountain spotted fever, Lyme disease, and other lesser-known diseases are directly related to tick bites.

Brown dog ticks are a fairly common pest problem in Long Island. These ticks rarely attack humans, but they can be a very serious problem for our pets. If you are dealing with ticks, it is wise to hire a good professional. Pest Control for Ticks control is a difficult road.


Pest Control Services Long Island requires good cooperation and communication between pest control technicians and owners. The use of pesticides alone may not achieve a satisfactory level of control.


Eliminating the hiding area is crucial. By keeping the grass and weeds in the yard cut short, any tick will be exposed to more sunlight, and drying will kill or stop many ticks. Eliminating stored firewood, bushes and debris will reduce the area where ticks can safely avoid pesticides. General cleaning of the yard will also reduce the number of other mammals in the area, such as possums, squirrels, rats, etc. These animals may introduce fresh ticks and flea populations into the yard. Keeping them out will reduce the number of ticks that your pest control technician must deal with.


In addition to cleaning and mowing, pets must also be treated to kill any ticks on them. We recommend that you take your pet to a professional, such as a veterinarian or professional beautician, who is equipped and trained to treat your pet.


There are several very good materials available to professional Pest Control for Ticks operators that can kill exposed ticks and provide a reasonable level of residue control. Regular services and continued good hygiene in the yard usually provide very good tick control in the yard. You can help maintain control by restricting pets to areas where they may encounter new ticks and using quality tick collars.


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