QUALITY PEST PROTECTION SERVICES
Ticks are one of the most common household pests that homeowners in the Greater New York City and Long Island area try to eliminate from their environment. But not only are these pests unwanted guests -- they often pose a health risk.
JP McHale Pest Management uses the most environmentally sensitive methods to effectively reduce the tick population on your property. We treat areas most conducive to tick activity and consistently provide you with important recommendations based on observations during our routine visits. Removing leaf litter, reducing overgrown shrubbery, and cutting the grass frequently are just some of the cultural practices you can do in combination with our efforts to reduce exposure to ticks for your family and pets.
Protect Against Lyme Disease throughout the Greater New York City Area and Long Island
Ticks are very small arachnids that feed on the blood of warm-blooded animals, including dogs, cats, mice, deer, and of course, people. A tick will latch onto the skin, dig in its feeding apparatus, and then bite. When the tick is full, it swells in size. The it drops off the host, only to repeat the cycle again later.
Lyme disease is caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi and is transmitted to humans by the bite of infected deer ticks. Steps to prevent Lyme disease include using insect repellent, removing ticks promptly, landscaping, and integrated pest management. The ticks that transmit Lyme disease can occasionally transmit other tick-borne diseases as well.
Months or applications are recommended based on statistics generated from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention studies that show reported cases of Lyme disease,. Statistically, New York and Connecticut continue to be the areas with the most reported cases of Lyme disease. Organic Treatments to reduce the tick population are available upon request, as well as a free risk assessment for your property.
Our clients have trusted us since 1971 to deliver pest protection results to transform their living space into an environment of which they can feel comfortable. JP McHale Pest Management uses environmentally sensitive methods to reduce the tick population on properties throughout the Greater New York City area and Long Island., including: New York City; Westchester, Putnam, Rockland, Dutchess, Orange, Nassau, and Suffolk Counties in New York and Fairfield County in Connecticut.