What to do When Ticks Infest Your Home

When you think of tick bites, people often think of them as kind of a hiker’s malady. You are traipsing through the brush, the mountains and trails when a rogue tick hitchhikes onto your pant leg and slowly creeps its way to an exposed area of skin. Though this is a common way people get ticks, did you know you …

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Things to Know about Ticks

Ticks are small parasites classed as arachnids (like spiders and mites). They live by sucking blood from living things and are usually found in warm, humid climates. They are either Soft ticks (Argasidae) or hard ticks (Ixodidae). The adults have pear-shaped bodies and eight legs. There are four stages (egg, larva, nymph, and adult) in the life cycle and are …

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