Our mosquito and tick control services are safe for your family and pets. Clean Air Mosquito Control services residential and small businesses in Edmond, Yukon, Piedmont, The Village and other Northern OKC areas. Our mosquito and tick control products are not just effective; they’re safe for you, your family, your pets and the environment.
The Oklahoma State University Extension discusses common Oklahoma tick-borne illnesses. Surprisingly, Lyme Disease is one of the less common and Ehrlichiosis is one of the more seen tick-borne diseases. The Lone-Star Tick is the most common tick in recreational areas in Oklahoma. It is the most watched in terms of public health as it transmits varies illnesses. These ticks are around from late spring to early fall.
All ticks latch to your shoes and clothing while walking and to your pets when they’re outside. While you can see some ticks, others can be very tiny—but are no less potentially harmful due to their size.
Different tick species cover most of the state, you can check this map. But, regardless of where you are, ticks can be a persistent pest in your lawn that can cause serious illness to those you love.
There are a variety of mosquitos, 60 species in Oklahoma, and not all are harmful, but the ones that are can cause serious and potentially deadly illness. The type of mosquito that most frequently carries WNV increases during mid to late summer when the temperatures climb and the weather pattern is drier.
Mosquitos that come after a flood are just nuisance mosquitos. West Nile Virus is the most common mosquito-borne diseases in Oklahoma and has been on the rise. The state health department has great recourses to understand the cases, facts and prevention. Oklahoma City has been jumping up the list for worst cities for mosquitos and it is important to be protected. The best way to do that is to get rid of and repel mosquitos from your property.
Many of the chemicals used in conventional pest control are harmful to humans (especially children), pets, and pollinators. These highly toxic chemicals can cause a lot of different problems, from skin burns to cancer and other illnesses.
Pests are very resilient. Bugs and insects are extremely adept at adapting to whatever we throw at them. Over time, traditional chemicals used to control ticks and mosquitos are less effective because the bugs that survive the treatments develop a resistance to them. Eventually, conventional treatments become less effective, yet still carry the same dangers to us.
Natural pest control is better for the environment, the ecosystem, and for endangered pollinators like honey bees. They’re also better for the people who live and work around these areas.
With our formulation of natural garlic and cedar oil, we not only get rid of and repel ticks and mosquitos, we keep a number of other bugs, insects and animals away from your home. Garlic can also keep rabbits and slugs out of your garden to keep your veggies growing strong. The cedarwood oil in our products act as a natural repellent for cockroaches, termites, beetles, fleas, silverfish, flies, moths and ants. Bugs don’t adapt to these natural oils, they are naturally repulsed and stay away.
You can reduce and eliminate dangerous ticks and mosquitos in your yard and enjoy a beautiful, safe lawn and garden. Natural can be both safe and effective. If you’re also looking for organic lawn care, visit Clean Air Lawn Care to learn more.
If you are in the Edmond, or surrounding Northern OKC areas, and want a safer way to control ticks and mosquitos, contact us today for a free quote.