How To Control Ticks In The Yard

How To Control Ticks In The Yard

Many people experience an immediate, immediate reaction to the sight of a tick. These tiny, bloodsucking pests can be found all over Texas, and many species will gladly make your yard their home.

Removing ticks on your property is likely your priority if you’ve discovered them there. Ticks are not only unpleasant to look at, but they can spread diseases such as Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, tularemia, and others.

Fortunately, you can effectively eliminate fleas and ticks without turning your lawn into a battleground. Our best advice is collected here in this blog.

Landscape Your Way To A Tick-Free Zone

You can assist control the tick population by implementing some immediate landscaping changes:

  • Trim the overgrown grass and bushes from the perimeters of your lawns and homes.
  • Wood chips or gravel should be spread in a 3-foot-wide strip around patios and playground equipment.
  • You must keep the grass short and regularly rake the leaves.
  • Be sure to store the wood in a dry, well-organized pile (which discourages rodents that ticks feed on).
  • As much as possible, put decks, patios, and playground equipment in full sun and far from the yard’s edges and trees.
  • Get rid of anything that could provide a hiding spot for ticks, such as old mattresses, furniture, or garbage.

Conventional Ways Of Eliminating Ticks 

Make Use Of A Fogger

An instant solution to tick control is a yard fogger. Those approved by the EPA will eliminate fleas, flea eggs, ticks, lice, and mites. For optimal results, search for a fogger with an insecticide explicitly made for ticks since this will work fastest and most efficiently. 

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Yard Spray Containing Permethrin

Regarding eliminating ticks, permethrin is among the most effective pesticides on the market. Before using, one must familiarize oneself with the product’s label and don appropriate protective gear.

The Use Of Acaricides

The CDC recommends using acaricides, a class of tick pesticides, to lessen the prevalence of ticks in your yard. While they won’t work alone, they can be helpful in conjunction with other tick control measures.

Natural Remedies For Eliminating Ticks 

Eucalyptus Oil

You can eliminate ticks with a single application of eucalyptus oil. Essential oils can be used to repel ticks by combining 30 drops of an oil of your choice with 4 ounces of distilled water in a spray bottle. Shake well before using to spray an area for tick control.

Cedar Oil

Essential cedar oil can effectively deter ticks without causing any harm. Hikers can apply the spray to their skin or clothing before heading into the wilderness.

Diatomaceous Earth

It is a powder produced from fossil diatoms and is one of the most efficient ways to get rid of pests organically. DE is harmless to people and animals but can be fatal to insects. Ticks that come into contact with DE will quickly become dehydrated and die.

Contact Our Tick Control Experts Now!

Call Fullscope Pest Control are knowledgeable about the routines that ticks follow in their natural environments. With this information, we can work to stop infestations before they even start. We also focus on avoiding pests altogether rather than just eliminating them. We 

Relax and let us handle the awful situation. Get rid of bugs early on to protect your health and happiness!


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