Ticks and fleas are a real nuisance here in Indiana, and they can be harmful to you and your loved ones. However, there are a few ways to keep ticks and fleas from infesting your property. First, make sure you're mowing your lawn on a regular basis so that it's too short for fleas and ticks to hide in. Next, you'll want to keep it clear of any leaves and debris since these pests are attracted to dark, shady environments. While these are both great ways to reduce the population, the only way to completely get rid of ticks and fleas is to sign up for a professional pest control service. Keep reading to learn more about how you can protect your property from fleas and ticks!

1. Mow your lawn on a regular basis so fleas and ticks can't use tall grass to hide.

Is your grass tall or unkempt? That could be what’s attracting ticks and fleas. These little pests love to hide in tall grass, and they sometimes climb to the top of the blades so they can latch onto passing hosts. Because of this, mowing your lawn to a healthy height on a regular basis will keep the grass too short for these pests, dissuading them from hiding out there. It will also allow more sunlight to reach the soil, making the environment less than ideal.

2. Keep your lawn free of debris to reduce the number of hiding spots for fleas and ticks.

Fleas and ticks love hiding in dark, moist environments to avoid the sun and predators, like spiders, birds, and ants. If you have any debris on your lawn, like grass clippings, leaves, or sticks, you may end up attracting these pests. It’s best to keep your lawn free of any debris so that fleas and ticks don’t have anywhere to hide. They’ll be dissuaded from gathering on your lawn, which reduces the population. Not only that but clearing debris off your lawn will also enhance your property’s curb appeal by making it look neat and tidy!

3. Sign up for a professional flea and tick control service to keep the pests away.

While mowing your lawn and keeping it clear of debris will reduce the flea and tick population on your property, it won’t get rid of them completely. The only way to thoroughly eradicate fleas and ticks from your yard is to schedule a professional flea and tick control service. Professionals will apply several treatments throughout the flea and tick season to keep your property safe from these biting pests, each application lasting until the next for consistent, overlapping coverage. That way, you’ll be able to rest easy knowing that you and your loved ones will be safe from these pests.

Some flea and tick control treatments are effective against other insects, such as ants, armyworms, centipedes, chiggers, earwigs, cockroaches, and more!

Call us today to sign up for our flea and tick control service!

At Turf Kings, we know it's frustrating to deal with pests that find their way onto your property, which is why we offer our flea and tick control service! Our professionals will apply our treatments four times throughout flea and tick season to keep you and your loved ones safe when it's most needed. These treatments are available as an add-on to any of our lawn care programs.

We offer our flea and tick control service to residential and commercial properties, along with HOAs, in Carmel, Fishers, Westfield, and the nearby areas in Indiana. Call us at (317) 350-1737 to schedule our flea and tick control service today!