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Fleas or Ticks in Virginia Beach

Evidence of ticks and fleas

If you think you have a tick infestation, here are a few things to pay very close attention to: Bites – this is one of the first things that you may notice is tick bites. You may not realize that they are ticks at first, but as the evidence adds up, you will know. Ticks, and fleas, are known to spread diseases in addition to being a nuisance. In most cases, you will need a professional pest control company to resolve a tick infestation.

Be aware of diseases

Are ticks dangerous? Are ticks harmful? We know that they can be when they bite humans. Most ticks are common pests that can be found in many parts of the world. In the United States, tick populations are particularly high in the states of Virginia (Virginia Beach) and Florida. Ticks can carry a number of diseases, including Lyme disease, Colorado tick fever, and Rocky Mountain spotted fever. Lyme disease is especially bad because it is not easy to diagnose and often gets overlooked. Be sure to mention Lyme disease to your doctor if you think you’ve been bitten by a tick. Some people even have an allergic reaction to fleas and ticks. As a result, it is important to take measures to control tick populations on your property.

Killing and prevention

There are a number of ways to kill ticks, including pesticides and natural methods. It’s always best to discourage ticks so you don’t have to control ticks. Pest control companies can provide tick pest control services. They will usually start with a treatment to kill the ticks that are already present on your property. They may also recommend preventative measures, such as regular spraying or the use of tick collars for pets. If you live in an area with a high tick population, such as Virginia Beach, it is a good idea to prevent ticks before they are a problem. Investigate tall grasses, wood piles and dog houses since are common places for ticks to thrive. Pest control experts will be able to offer a free inspection, diagnose your tick problem, and offer tick treatments as well as flea treatments to keep you safe. And it’s also a good idea to cut tall grass, use a tick treatment on your pets as well as a flea control and contact a pest control company for their expertise.

Diseases and health problems

Ticks can carry diseases that can be passed on to humans, including Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted fever. However, not all tick bites are problematic. In fact, only adult ticks and tick larvae are capable of transmitting disease. If you believe you have been bitten by a tick, it is important to seek medical attention as soon as possible. Your doctor will be able to determine whether the tick is an adult or larva, and whether it is carrying any disease. If you live in an area where tick-borne diseases are common, such as Virginia Beach, you may also want to consider getting vaccinated against Lyme disease. Taking these precautions will help you avoid any health problems

Have you found a tick bite?

The bites are most commonly found on the head, neck, and scalp. Ticks can also attach themselves to clothing and pets, which can then transmit the tick to humans. Adult ticks are about the size of a sesame seed, while tick larvae are much smaller. If you find a tick on your body, it is important to remove it carefully and properly to prevent infection. In the United States, tick bites are most commonly associated with Lyme disease, which is transmitted by deer ticks. However, there are many other types of ticks that can cause illness, so it is important to be aware of the risks no matter where you live. If you think you may have been bitten by a tick, it is best to consult a medical professional.

What are your options?

Once you have identified tick activity or you were able to spot ticks in your household, you will need to eliminate these dangerous pests. Tick control services are available in Virginia Beach by calling us and we can begin tick treatments. Before ticks transmit diseases in your home you will want to get flea and tick control services in place. To eliminate fleas you will also need flea treatment to stop both fleas and ticks. By now, you are aware of the diseases ticks carry and a tick bite can leads to very bad Lyme disease for many homeowners. These pests need to be taken seriously and if left untreated will make them nearly impossible to get rid of once there is an infestation. Call us for a free quote and we’ll give you a detailed report on our findings and give you a free estimate on our extermination services. We can usually offer same day service for residence and commercial properties and we can also check for other pests that you may need to get rid of before they cause big problems. We often find that these pest problems can lead to other rodents and the last thing you want is for them to bring ticks into your home. A suitable host can be your pets or other hosts that ticks feed on. A blood meal is the one thing that ticks are in search of and their eight legs are virtually unnoticeable as they attack their host. Pest control services are the absolute best way to get rid of ticks in and around your home. If you haven’t ever considered pest control, please call us or Contact us so we can explain exactly how our services work. Remember, these pests don’t leave on their own – they must be exterminated to permanently get rid of them, before these pests attack your pets and even you in your own home. Call today for same day service to get rid of your unwanted pests ASAP!

Different species of ticks in a chart