Ticks are arachnids, an eight legged pests like spiders. These tiny pests feed entirely on blood in order to grow and reproduce. Ticks primarily live outside in long grass or other foliage where they wait to cling onto their unsuspecting host and bury their head into flesh. These insidious pests carry diseases that they can transmit through their bite, the most famous of those is Lyme Disease which can have crippling lifelong symptoms.
- Remove and mow down overgrown vegetation.
- Tuck socks into pants and wear long sleeves to prevent bites.
- Wear light colored clothing to easily spot ticks and remove them.