When ticks start creeping into your home’s outdoor spaces, it can be hard to feel comfortable spending time outside. These pests latch onto your skin and can carry and transmit a handful of dangerous diseases. To help you spot tick infestations and determine if you need to take action, we’ll go through some helpful tips below. And for dependable protection from these pests, choose the professional tick yard treatments we offer to our neighbors located all over the Coralville, IA area.
Quick Tips for Spotting Tick Infestations
Here are some handy tips for spotting tick infestations in your yard:
Check Your Pets
When ticks creep are present, your pets are at risk and are likely to be some of their first targets, so it’s important to check them regularly. This will not only tip you off to the presence of ticks in your home’s outdoor spaces but also help you address any ticks that have latched onto your furry friends.
Drag Your Yard
Another simple step you can take to identify tick infestations before their numbers get out of hand is dragging your yard. To complete this step, just grab a light-colored towel, lay it flat, and drag it around your yard. Make sure to pay special attention to tall grass and areas with dense greenery for adequate coverage. Once you’ve finished, take the towel to a non-grassy area and check it for ticks.
Inspect Common Hiding Places
You can also simply look for ticks on your own, equipped with nothing but a flashlight. Check common tick hideouts like retaining walls, shrubs, and heavily wooded areas to quickly spot these pests if they’ve made their way into your yard.
Our Professional Tick Yard Treatments in Coralville
If you find ticks in your yard, taking swift action is essential. Our top-notch tick yard treatments quickly address active tick populations while also creating a barrier that prevents more of these pests from invading your yard.
We proudly offer comprehensive tick yard treatments to our neighbors throughout the Cedar Rapids‒Iowa City corridor, including:
- Iowa City
- North Liberty
- Mount Vernon
- And throughout the surrounding communities
For tick yard treatment in Coralville, contact us today!