Tick Control

Tick Control In Omaha, NE

Work With Quality Pest Control To Tame Your Tick Worries

Ticks are arachnids and external parasites. They have flat, oval-shaped bodies and eight legs. Depending on the type of tick you encounter, they can vary from grayish-white, reddish-brown, brown, black, or yellow. Lonestar ticks, dog ticks, Rocky Mountain spotted wood ticks, and deer ticks are native species in our area, so you'll most likely see reddish-brown, brown, or black ticks.

Ticks don't have wings and can't jump, so they find potential hosts by hanging out in tall grasses, shrubs, or underbrush and waiting for a host to pass by. The process of ticks finding a new host is called "questing."

Although tick infestations don't usually occur indoors, these pests can be a big concern in your yard and sometimes make their way indoors. If you are worried about ticks, contact the Omaha, NE pest control professionals at Quality Pest Control for assistance.

Quality Pest Control Has Your Back When Ticks Are Around

Remember, peak tick season is May and June in Omaha, so ensure you are utilizing the necessary protective measures to keep you and your whole family safe!

At Quality Pest Control, we are a locally owned and operated company that has been working with clients in the area since 1996. It's our priority to deliver exceptional service that offers our clients the pest-free environment and peace of mind they deserve. Our combination of cutting-edge technology and a science-based approach to residential pest control allows us to provide safe and effective treatments while keeping the environment in mind.

You'll always get an honest and straightforward answer to all your questions when you work with us. If you believe there is a high population of these pests on your property or have other concerns, don't wait to call us at Quality Pest Control to get rid of ticks in your yard!

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  • How do ticks make their way into my yard in the first place?

    While ticks can get into your yard on their own, there is a good chance they got there on another host. Common hosts of ticks are birds, rodents, and wildlife such as raccoons and squirrels. To keep these animals from bringing ticks into your yard, you should install or repair damaged fencing to discourage them. It will also help if you remove food and water sources, as well as harborage areas and entry points into your home.

  • Should I be worried about any diseases caused by ticks?

    Not all ticks carry diseases, but it's impossible to tell which do, so you should always take precautions. The diseases spread by ticksvary depending on the species. Lonestar ticks can spread ehrlichiosis, tularemia, Heartland virus, Bourbon virus, and southern tick-associated rash illness (STARI). Dog ticks can spread Rocky Mountain spotted fever and Boutonneuse fever. Rocky Mountain spotted wood ticks can spread Rocky Mountain spotted fever, Colorado tick fever, tularemia, and tick paralysis. Deer ticks can spread Lyme disease, anaplasmosis, B. miyamotoi disease, ehrlichiosis, babesiosis, and Powassan virus.

    However, a tick must be attached for thirty-six hours to transmit diseases. Still, they may go unnoted due to the anesthetic this pest injects when they bite.

  • What do I do if there is a tick on me, my pet, or someone else?

    If you find a tick on someone or a pet, use a fine-tip pair of tweezers, grasp the tick as close to the skin as possible, and pull it straight up. Don't twist or jerk as you pull; you could risk leaving parts of the tick behind. After you have removed the tick, wash the affected area with warm water and soap. Keep an eye out for symptoms and seek medical attention if you are concerned.

    To dispose of a tick, seal it in a plastic bag or flush it; never crush it with bare hands.

Quality Pest Control's Tick Control Treatments

At Quality Pest Control, our highly trained service specialists provide top-notch tick control. We work with our clients to provide treatments that meet their specific needs instead of relying on a one-size-fits-all approach. Using an Integrated Pest Management methodology, we first identify the problem, address the resources that are attracting the pests and allowing them to survive, apply targeted materials, achieve control of the problem, and finally implement long-term protection.

To help you get started protecting yourself, your family, and your pets against these pests, we want to share several tick prevention tips:

  • Check yourself, pets, and family members for ticks after spending time outside.
  • If you plan on spending time in wooded areas or somewhere with tall grass, like along a lake or pond, it's a good idea to wear long clothing.
  • Wearing dark-colored clothes also makes it more challenging for these pests to spot you.
  • Talk to your veterinarian to have your pets on a year-round tick preventative.

For more information about tick treatments and prevention, contact us at Quality Pest Control!

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