Safe Tick Removal

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It is that time of year again. Tick season is upon us, and the warmer it gets, the more of an issue it seems to become. We are seeing more ticks in the field by the day. As most of you are aware, these pests can carry diseases that it can then pass off on to you or your pets if removed improperly. Simply Green Lawn Care, in the Atlanta Georgia area, wants you to be prepared this season with some knowledge on effective tick removal.

Tick Removal and Care, Step by Step

According to WebMD, the most efficient method of tick removal is by using a pair of fine-tipped tweezers (do not grab tick with your bare hands).

  1. First, grab the tick as close to its mouth (the part that is stuck in your skin) as you can. The body of the tick will be above your skin.
  2. Do not grab the tick around its swollen belly. You could push infected fluid from the tick into your body if you squeeze it.
  3. Gently pull the tick straight out until its mouth lets go of your skin. Do not twist the tick. This may break off the tick’s body and leave the head in your skin.
  4. Put the tick in a dry jar or ziplock bag and save it in the freezer for later identification if needed.
  5. After the tick has been removed, wash the area of the tick bite with a lot of warm water and soap. A mild dishwashing soap, such as Ivory, works well. Be sure to wash your hands well with soap and water also.

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About Simply Green Lawn Care

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Simply Green aims to provide the highest quality lawn care, mosquito control, and lawn pest control services to Georgia residents.

 

We are locally owned and operated which allows us to be accessible, attentive, and responsive for customers in Georgia.

 

Our well-trained team is easy to work with and determined to exceed expectations.

 

All our plant health care specialists are Georgia Department of Agriculture Certified and maintain their Category 24 applicators license.

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gloria richardsongloria richardson
12:50 12 Dec 22
Ben is wonderful! He always answers all of my questions, please don’t take him away from our route!!!Also the office always texts few days before they are coming so we always know what date they are coming. Great customer service!!!
CJ BrieskeCJ Brieske
17:16 11 Nov 22
Have used Simply Green for over a year now for weed control & fertilization. Their service & products have helped improve the appearance & health of my grass in this short time. Taffari has been the technician the last few visits and he is great - super knowledgeable & able to answer my questions. On the last visit Taffari had the service manager reach out on a concern and it was addressed & resolved the same day.
Mitch FergusonMitch Ferguson
16:54 04 Nov 22
Taffari the lawn treatment person was professional and knowledgeable of all aspects of the service that he gave me. I would highly recommend him and Simply Green.
Andrea MooreAndrea Moore
14:19 04 May 22
Simply Green is the friendliest and most professional company I have dealt with. Always on time, and quality work. My yard has never looked better. If I have any questions the response is quick and efficient..I would recommend them to anyone looking for lawn care company
Elder Ron Brown Sr.Elder Ron Brown Sr.
23:43 17 Sep 21
Simply Green Lawn Care has really done a wonderful job with my yard. They keep the weeds out and it always looks crisp and green.
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