Ticks are all over Michigan, particularly in summer. The fact is, if you go outside at all around this time of year, it will be tough to avoid ticks. That’s why it’s so important to prepare to encounter them whenever you’re planning to spend time outside.

Now, we’re obviously not suggesting you should spend all your precious outdoor time worried about how to avoid ticks. Instead, do a little prep work before and after you go out to minimize your chances of taking on any unwanted hitchhikers. By learning where ticks live and how to prepare to walk through their hunting grounds safely, you can dramatically decrease the chances you’re bitten this summer. This video can show you everything you need to know:

Of course, preparing for ticks when you spent time out and about is one thing. You shouldn’t have to try to avoid ticks just to go out and get the mail or mow your lawn! If ticks are a little too close to home this summer, give Griffin Pest Solutions a call. Our experts can wipe out the bloodsuckers near you and keep them away for good.

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