Tick prevention for the dog days of summer.

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Ticks can carry the pathogens for ten human diseases and spread illnesses such as Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, and Anaplasmosis, which can cause fever, headache, chills, and muscle aches. Pennsylvania is the nation’s leader for Lyme disease, in fact, our very own Chester County has the highest incidence of Lyme disease in the United States. Integral to our barrier sprays is treatment for control of ticks. You don’t have to contract a separate service for tick control.

Pet owners and parents alike are concerned with tick prevention because a tick bite can have serious implications for children and pets. Five of the ten diseases ticks transmit to humans can be transmitted to pets. That is why keeping everyone (furry or not) around your household tick-free is important.

Ticks cannot jump or fly. They can only crawl. Ticks wait for host animals from the tips of grasses and shrubs. When brushed by a moving animal or person, they quickly let go of the vegetation and climb onto the host. To avoid this, use prevention methods to keep ticks out of your yard in the first place. Let Mosquito Joe spray your yard and set up a barrier for these intruders. Since our barrier sprays target shrubbery, we zone in on where ticks live and wait for a host. Don’t let that host be you! Call us today for a free quote.