tick control

Ticks Life Cycle – Why it is Essential to Understand It

People are struggling with ticks and there are a number of solutions, and some may suggest you deal with the menace yourself. Contrary, to the above statement it is advised you hire a licensed exterminator to do the work for you. Hiring a professional is cheaper and efficient compared to doing the exterminating work yourself.…

Can Black Legged Ticks Transmit Lyme Disease?

Lyme Disease is an infectious bacteria spread by insects and small animals, most notably ticks, but which tick species should you be most concerned with? It’s best to avoid any ticks at all if possible. Black Legged ticks (also known as deer ticks or bear ticks) do indeed carry Lyme Disease, as well as the…

When is Tick Season in Toronto?

In Toronto, the tick season for adult ticks is in the late fall while nymphs start appearing during the spring as well as summer months. Wooded areas provide ample shade for ticks to thrive. Areas with overgrown with grass are also conducive for ticks to breed. Therefore precautionary measures are required when walking through such…

How to Protect Yourself From Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is ¬†transmitted by tick bites and caused by Borrelia bacteria and can bring a variety of awful and potentially dangerous symptoms with it. To keep yourself safe, there are a number of precautions you can take to make sure you don’t end up in contact with it and one of them is to…