How can I keep ticks out of my yard or property?
Typically if you don't own a pet, ticks won’t be too problematic. If pets are owned, keeping them updated on tick and flea prevention will help immensely. There are several products carried at local hardware stores that can be applied to a lawn, through a water hose, that will give up to one month protection per application. If a property is located in a suburban setting ticks will be more prolific due to wild animals such as deer and small mammals. In these situations insecticidal yard applications and repellent are recommended to reduce any possible tick bites. Remember any insecticide applications will affect not just the target ticks, but other beneficial insects too. Always use caution and common sense when applying any pesticide.

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1. What does the City of Hampton do to control mosquitoes?
2. Are mosquitoes a major concern in Hampton?
3. What can I do to reduce the amount of mosquitoes in my backyard?
4. Can my pets get any diseases from mosquitoes?
5. What are some of the other pest problems here in Hampton?
6. What should I do if I am bitten by something venomous?
7. How can I reduce the chance of a poisonous spider bite?
8. How can I reduce the chance of snakes on my property?
9. How can I remove stinging insect pests from my property?
10. How can I keep ticks out of my yard or property?