There are so many myths surrounding ticks out there that it is hard to know what to believe and what you should not believe. Many people do not realize the myths are in fact, myths. Now is the day to learn the truth. You’ll enjoy summer much more when you separate the myths and truths. So what are the most common tick myths?
Ticks are Found Only in Wooded Areas
So many people fail to initiate tick control bear under belief that ticks only infest wooded areas. This is untrue. Ticks live in wooded areas, of course, but they’ll make home wherever they can hide, including in weeds and tall grass, trees, shrubbery, and plants in your lawn. Protect yourself against the threat of ticks whenever you are outside.
Ticks are Not Dangerous
One of the biggest and scariest of the many myths about ticks because a person’s health is at risk. Lyme disease is the most common disease transmitted from ticks to humans. This is one of several they can transmit in as little as 24-hours of being attached to the skin. Part from the risk of disease, ticks also affect our pets and can make them very sick.
Tick Control is expensive
Tick control service costs vary from one household to another. Factors impact the cost which accounts for the price differences. The size of the home and type of treatment usually most affect the cost. Rest assured it is a small price to pay to keep ticks away from your home.
All Exterminators are Created Equally
Don’t believe the hype. Some exterminators do not use effective products, do not treat the property properly, or cut corners. Some are unprofessional and unreliable. Others overcharge for services. Never believe all exterminators are created equally. Compare options and find the best for your needs.