Tick Control Auckland Service

tick control auckland

If ticks are causing distress, don’t hesitate to contact Steam n Dry for Auckland tick control services. A tick bite can, at the very least, lead to itching and skin irritation. However, ticks can potentially transmit various diseases, such as Lyme disease and numerous fevers, underscoring the importance of effective tick control.

Contact Steam n Dry for Auckland tick control services, covering West Auckland, North Shore, Eastern Bays, South Auckland, and Hibiscus Coast areas.

Are Ticks Dangerous?

There are several tick-borne diseases present in Auckland, including:

  • Firstly, Anaplasmosis
  • Ehrlichiosis
  • Also, Lyme Disease
  • Spotted Fever Group Rickettsioses
  • Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
  • Tick-borne Relapsing Fever
  • Lastly, Tularemia

What Causes My Tick Issue?

When you go outdoors, you can come into contact with ticks. Ticks can be introduced to your yard by wildlife passing through; your pets might pick up ticks while exploring, and you could also acquire them when spending time on trails or in your backyard.

Where Will I Find Ticks?

Ticks thrive outside, but you won’t typically find ticks indoors; they are more commonly located along the edges of wooded paths. Thick vegetation, tall grass, and fence lines. On the other hand, brown dog ticks are an exception to the rule. Their entire life cycle is completed indoors, and they are commonly found in households with pets, kennels, and grooming facilities.

How Do I Get Rid Of Ticks?

Contact the Steam n Dry Pest Control Auckland Service experts to eliminate ticks infesting your yard. Providing local pest control in Auckland throughout West Auckland, North Shore, Eastern Bays, South Auckland and Hibiscus Coast. The Steam n Dry Pest Control Auckland Services team has vast experience eliminating tick infestations. Ticks rest in tall grass or shrubs, waiting for a naive victim to pass. After which, they take hold of you and release you as long as they satisfy their starvation. Indeed, craving for human blood.

The appropriate procedure to perform in such cases is to use tweezers with slim tips to pull the tick off carefully. A different means to remove the tick is using a flat stick with a narrow notch to pull the tick off. This technique is wildly successful in removing it on dogs. A fishing line or thread tied up in an overhand knot and inserted over the tick head enables you to remove it by slowly closing the loop around the tick’s head, after which you can pull it off.

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Reduce Ticks on Pets

Keep family pets from carrying ticks into your home. Also, keep your family pet under a veterinarian’s care and attention. Two methods to prevent ticks on cats and dogs are applying for tick medicine or using a tick collar. Only use these products by the package directions. Several ticks live on a single host throughout their life cycle, but many need multiple hosts.

Infections attributable to ticks commonly take some time to develop. Usually, it takes a lot more than a day for Lyme disease. Still, you may Steam n Dry Pest Control Auckland Services will help prevent infection by merely getting rid of it right after they already have become attached. At this point, you need somebody to examine you for ticks.

How Can I Prevent Ticks DIY?

Here at Steam n Dry Pest Control Auckland Services, we recommend the following tick-prevention tips:

  • Have a conversation with your veterinarian about methods for preventing ticks and fleas.
  • Also, keep trimming the grass and eliminate any excessive growth.
  • Take away bird feeders and eliminate food sources that draw in wildlife.
  • Reposition picnic tables, swing sets, and outdoor lawn furniture away from trees and shrubs.
  • Also, vacuum your pet areas and wash bedding.
  • Make it a routine to check yourself, your family, and your pets for ticks after outdoor activities.

Prevent Tick Bites

Indeed, find out where you can expect ticks. Moreover, ticks inhabit damp and humid settings in or around grassy or wooded locations. Always walk down the middle of paths to prevent this.

Apply a repellent containing permethrin (on clothing or skin) and put on long sleeves, pants, and socks. Indeed, solutions formulated with permethrin help treat boots, garments, and camping gear, often protective throughout several washes. Repellents containing 20% or more users on the skin can protect for several hours. At all times, comply with product usage directions. When applied, avoid the eyes, hands, and mouth.

Ticks Inspections

Examine your body for ticks immediately after outside the house, even in your backyard.

  • Around the ears
  • Around the hair
  • In the armpits
  • Within the belly button
  • Around the waist
  • Inside belly button
  • The rear of the knees.
  • In between legs

Also, bathe immediately after being outdoors. Showering within two hours of arriving indoors has proven to minimise your risk of being bitten by ticks. Most importantly, assess your children for ticks upon returning from potential ticks-infested places, particularly in the hair.

Bitten By A Tick

Undeniably remove an attached tick the instant you find it. Observe for disease indications, for example, rash or fever, and consult a health care professional if these develop. Of course, these include your residence, the kind of tick that bit you, and the time it was attached. Therefore, consult a healthcare professional if you get sick following a tick bite.

Tick In Your Lawn

Of course, improve your gardening to build Tick-Safe areas on your lawn. Keep play locations and playground equipment off bushes, shrubbery, and other vegetation to make this happen. Also, habitually remove leaf litter, clear tall grasses and clean all over homes—set wood chips or gravel between lawns and wooded places to prevent ticks from recreational areas.

  • Provide a vegetation-free play location. Also, maintain play locations and playground equipment off bushes, shrubbery, and other vegetation.
  • Finally, employ a chemical control agent. Efficient tick control chemicals are readily available for use by the homeowner, or a specialised pest control service professional could mainly apply them. Even minimal applications can significantly lessen the number of ticks. One springtime acaricide application effectively reduces the tick population responsible for transmitting Lyme disease.

Call Steam n Dry Pest Control Auckland Services on 0800 783266. Indeed, we have provided ticks elimination, ants, cockroaches, fleas, flies, carpet beetles, wasps, spiders, dust mites and rodent control services since 1987 throughout West Auckland, North Shore, Eastern Bays, South Auckland and Hibiscus Coast. At the same time, Steam n Dry Pest Control Auckland teams are fully trained in environmental health protection and are experienced, certified pesticide applicators for the international cooperation standard. 

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This content is authored by Graeme Stephens, who became an IICRC Master Restoration Technician in 2001. With more than 36 years of experience in disinfecting, carpet cleaning, and pest control services in Auckland, you can trust the expertise behind it.

Updated Last: September/20/2023