Posted by Jennifer Smith on March 06, 2017
Gardeners are getting excited about springtime gardening. But, garden maintenance will force gardeners to stay outdoors for long periods of time.
Tick season begins in March and runs throughout the warm months of the year. Ticks usually are found in grassy areas under leaves or on hiking trails where they can latch-on to warm-blooded mammals such as humans, livestock and deer. For this reason, it's important to keep on-hand a tick removal tool to protect family members and pets from the threat of Lyme Disease.
Here is a new tick removal tool that hikers, campers and outdoor enthusiasts alike should keep on-hand when outdoors for long periods of time. With a tick remover tool, users will be able to successfully remove a tick from the skin without worry of infection. Remember, if a tick is found on the skin, users have less than 48 hours to remove the tick before the possible transmission of Lyme Disease. It's important to note that not all ticks carry infections.
Tick Ease Tick Removal Tweezers: By using the dual-tip on the Tick Ease Tick Remover Tool, users can remove a tick pain-free and easier than ever. The stainless steel tick tweezers can be used on both pets and pet owners. (Available in a single pack or a double pack.)
Here are the steps to successfully remove a tick from the skin
1) Disinfect the area with rubbing alcohol or soup and water.
2) Pull the tick straight up. Do not force the tick out and do not squeeze the tick. If you pull too hard, it's possible that the tick can break off and stay lodged in the skin.
3) Once all parts of the tick are removed, disinfect the area once more.
4) Place the tick in a sealed container and take it to the doctor for tick identification.