Thermacell Tick Control Tubes for Professionals

Thermacell Tick Control Tubes go where sprays can’t reach to kill nymphal and larval ticks that may carry Lyme disease.  Developed by Harvard University researches, Thermacell works with nature to deliver a targeted tick killer.   

  • Kills backyard ticks with Lyme disease
  • Active Ingredient: 7.4% Permethrin
  • Targeted application kills ticks, not beneficial bugs
  • Doesn’t harm kids, pets, or environment
  • No spray; environmentally friendly
  • Biodegradable
  • Easy to use: apply in minutes 2x a year
  • No set-up or clean-up required
  • Use alone or with sprays and IPM programs
  • Developed at Harvard University School of Public Health

Purchase Information

TC96Tick Control Tubes Bulk (96 Tubes)$253.99
TC96-04Tick Control Tubes Bulk  (384 Tubes)$760.32 

Pre-order now. Available for purchase April 15th, 2018.
​To become a Thermacell applicator contact [email protected] 


Amount Needed Per Property

Property SizeEach ApplicationFor the Year*
1/4 Acre6 tubes12 Tubes
1/2 Acre12 tubes24 tubes
1 Acre24 tubes48 tubes

*Amounts are for a typical property with house, driveway and lawn.

*Wooded lots or properties with above average amounts of shrubs, tall grass and woods will require additional tubes.


Additional Resources


  • How It Works
  • How To Apply
  • When To Apply
  • Where To Use in USA
How It Works
A) Young deer ticks feed primarily on mice
B) Tick Control Tubes are filled with material treated with permethrin insecticide
C) Mice collect the treated material and use it to line their nests
D) Ticks feeding on the mice are exposed to the permethrin insecticide and die
How To Apply
When To Apply
Where To Use in USA
Media Reviews
Consumer Reports

"Spraying your yard provides a false sense of security.  Instead consider products that treat the fur of mice."

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Tick Control Tubes -- Men's Health

"Safeguard your yard.  A solution is tick tubes. Ticks that feed on the mice are killed."

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Tick Review - Popular Mechanics

"Pros use tick tubes, biodegradable, cardboard tubes filled with permethrin-treated cotton."

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