How to Deal With Fleas & Ticks in Arizona

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How To Deal With Fleas & Ticks In Arizona


In Arizona, fleas and ticks are pests that we have to pay attention to year-round. With warm weather comes these pesky insects! There are multiple ways that you can try to limit your exposure to them, including keeping your lawn regularly mowed and wearing pants and long sleeves. However, flea and tick treatments are what will truly keep these biting pests at bay. It is best to reach out to a professional pest company to apply these treatments before you try to tackle the issue on your own!

Arizona's Flea & Tick Season Is Year-Round

Many areas across the States have a specific time of the year that is considered "flea and tick season." This is typically in the summer when the weather is much warmer because both fleas and ticks thrive in hot weather. Here in Arizona, our flea and tick "season" lasts year-round because, even in the winter, our weather is hot enough for these pests to thrive. That is why it is so important to stay vigilant when hanging around outdoors at any time of the year.

What Can You Do To Protect Yourself Against Fleas And Ticks In Arizona?

There are many precautions you can take to limit your exposure to fleas and ticks. Some of these include:

  • Wearing light colors
  • Wearing pants and long sleeves whenever possible to limit skin exposure
  • Keeping your lawn mowed regularly to deter fleas and ticks from nesting in your grass

While these are great ways to lessen the chances of getting bit by a flea or a tick, nothing will compare to the effectiveness of using pesticide treatments. Especially here in Arizona where we don't get a break from them at any time of the year, it is best to spray your property for safety and peace of mind.

Ideally, you'll want to spray your property for fleas and ticks about every 6 weeks to avoid any lapse in coverage.

Hire A Professional Pest Company To Apply Flea And Tick Treatments To Your Property

While there are products you can buy to try and spray pesticides on your own, it is a much better investment to reach out to your local pest company and schedule a professional treatment. This is because:

  • Professionals know exactly where and how much to spray. They are aware of common harborage areas and can point these out to you and pay extra attention to them when spraying.
  • It is dangerous to use chemicals that you are not familiar with. Professional pest control technicians are licensed and trained, so they know all of the precautions that need to be taken when treating your property. They can even let you know when it is safe to let your pets back on the lawn after treatment.
  • Many pest control programs include automatic, recuring treatments. This means that you do not have to remember to apply a flea and tick control treatment every 6 weeks. A professional company will have you on their rotating schedule and spray your property without you having to give it a second thought.

Looking To Hire A Professional Team For Your Flea And Tick Treatments? Call Us!

Our team has been applying professional flea and tick treatments to properties in Arizona for 10 years. The products we use are proven to work and we can get your property flea- and tick-free in no time. Our program is ongoing and includes a treatment every 6 weeks to ensure that there is never a lapse in coverage.

Our company proudly serves the Gilbert, AZ area, including Chandler, Mesa, and Queen Creek. Call us today to enroll in our flea and tick program!