Is Your Lawn a Breeding Ground for Ticks?
As the weather warms up across the country, families will begin to spend more time outdoors in their backyards and lawns playing, grilling, picnicking, and having fun. Unfortunately, ticks are also out this time of year - and their idea of fun is feasting on you and your loved ones. Not only do ticks bite people and animals, they potentially carry Lyme disease, which can have severe and long-lasting effects if left undianosed.
Luckily, there are a few simple steps you can take to keep your favorite grassy area free of ticks (and other pests!).
How to Avoid Ticks When Camping in Virginia
Wearing proper clothing will go a long way in helping to keep ticks from ruining a fun camping trip. When the weather gets warm it’s typical to wear minimal clothing outdoors. It’s worth considering a lightweight shirt with long sleeves and long pants even in the warm weather, especially if you'll be enjoying those summer months doing some camping. These articles of clothing will make it easier to find and remove ticks as they crawl along your clothing, before they have a chance to attach themselves onto your skin.
How To Know When a Pest is Dangerous
With some types of pests there are some telltale signs that will show whether they’re dangerous or not. Snakes,spiders, and bees are the most often misidentified.
How to seal the house from rats
Though rats are larger than their smaller rodent cousin, the mouse, they can still fit into almost any area a mouse can. Rodents have been known to squeeze through holes the size of a nickel.