The lifecycle of ticks is ideally two years, and they need to feed on blood in order to grow and survive.
Ticks usually have thick black or brown bodies with small heads and eight legs. Larvae, on the other hand, has only six legs.
Some species of ticks, such as brown dog ticks, are quite resilient, and they can survive even in tough surroundings for some time. However, most of them will die out within two to three days if they do not feed on blood.
If you walk on an overgrown grass wooden area, or if there is an infestation in your yard, then ticks can very easily stick to your clothes or on your pet’s fur and can enter your house.
Ticks do not actually live or stay in a carpet for that long and may enter the fibers only until they find a suitable host.
Take your carpet outside your home if possible and vacuum it using a high-power vacuum cleaner.
Getting rid of these pesky little creatures is a taxing job. But there are some home remedies that you can apply in order to get rid of ticks from your carpet or from your home. Let us have a look at them: