• This Is Why You Should Throw Your Clothes Into the Dryer After a Hike

    2 monthes ago - By PopSugar

    Tick season is approaching - and the CDC expects 2018 to be an especially bad year for tick-borne illnesses. While this doesn't mean you should avoid outdoor activity, it's more important than ever to take protective measures.
    For starters, wear light clothing ; treat garments, gear, and exposed skin with repellent; and avoid bushy or grassy areas. And as soon as you return from a hike, follow this simple trick to rid ticks from your clothes: throw your clothing into the dryer and tumble dry for at least 15 minutes on high heat, then wash afterwards. This will kill off any bloodsuckers...
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