04/30/19

5 Common Myths About Ticks

5 Common Myths About Ticks 4/30/2019 Ticks are becoming more and more common with every passing year and the stories we hear about them are becoming more and more alarming with every passing year. As their populations grow, it’s important to stay informed. Below are five common myths about ticks you may have heard. You’ll… Read more »

11/15/18

How Did Ticks Get Inside My Home?

How Did Ticks Get Inside My Home? 11/15/2018 Like many other parasitic pests, ticks feed off of the blood of their hosts. However, while other blood-sucking pests will jump or fly to get to a suitable warm-blooded host, ticks are incapable of doing so. Instead, they will wait in thick vegetation, high grasses, and along… Read more »

10/25/18

Why Protecting Pets From Ticks In Fall Is So Important

Why Protecting Pets From Ticks In Fall Is So Important 10/25/2018 Over the past couple of decades, there has been a sharp increase in tick populations and the transmission of tick-borne illnesses. Ticks seem to be popping up all over the country and the dangers they pose to humans cannot be understated. However, were you… Read more »

07/06/18

Tick Season Comes To Topeka

Tick Season Comes To Topeka 7/6/2018 In our Topeka service area, ticks are a serious concern, especially in the summer months when warmth and humidity allow ticks to be more active. Ticks are linked to some diseases that can have lifelong medical implications. Since it’s been awhile since we’ve talked about tick control strategies, let’s… Read more »