The Environmental Protection Agency wants you to learn the three “R’s” when it comes to your trash. Those three words are very important if you want to continue living on a clean planet and one that is not overflowing with yesterday’s garbage.
Control ticks by keeping grass mowed and shrubby areas trimmed back. A neatly cut yard isn’t very inviting for ticks. Check your pets each time they come in from outside and don’t forget to search your children, too. If you’ve been in the woods, have someone give you a good search as well.
Photo above is of Snoopy, male Basset Hound ID#AAAA13-10936, available for adoption at El Paso Animal Services. More dogs and cats can be found on the El Paso Animal Services website, The Humane Society of El Paso and Animal Rescue League of El Paso.
If you suspect an infestation in your home, please watch some of the free YouTube video available for directions of what to do next. And then call a pest company that specializes in bedbugs. Remember – don’t panic. Bedbugs do not normally carry diseases. They’re just disgusting to have around.
Reduce reuse recycle is your mantra to repeat to yourself each time you go to throw something away. Once you learn the three “R’s” you will be able to set a better example and help your Radon Testing program combat the never ending supply of garbage.
The typical one day delay for pick up continues for the other observed holidays. Families have time to plan during the weeks before Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years.
Ticks are another disease-bearing bug. They can affect you, your family and your pets alike. They can transmit Lyme disease to humans, which can have long-lasting symptoms and few treatment options.
Take some time to consult with a qualified pest exterminator at Hopper Environmental Services about summer pest control and lawn care. He can help you cut back on bothersome bugs so your summer will be much more enjoyable.