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Can Mosquitoes Spread Diseases?

Mosquitoes are not the most people-friendly critters as it is, and disease-carrying mosquitoes are no picnic either. Yes, it’s unfortunate but true: mosquitoes can spread diseases. Mosquito-borne diseases are spread by infected mosquitoes. These diseases can include the Zika Virus, Dengue, the West Nile Virus, Malaria, Yellow Fever, and Chikungunya. 

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6 Reasons to Hire a Professional Mosquito Control Company

With mosquito season upon us, it is important that you are prepared to combat these pests and keep them from terrorizing you and your home. While they may seem easy and simple to take care of on your own, trained professionals with a professional mosquito company is the right way to go. Here are 6 reasons why you should hire a professional mosquito control company.

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Why a Mosquito Misting System is Right for You

As the weather is growing warmer and the days are getting longer, you’re more than likely going to be spending more time outside. The only problem? Mosquitoes! The perfect solution? Installing a Mosquito Misting System. Mosquito Misting Systems have become the most time-effective form of mosquito control. The perfect, hands-free way to deter mosquitoes, a […]

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Do Essential Oils Really Work as Mosquito Repellents?

You have probably used some form of bug spray when camping or going for a hike, but many of these sprays contain harsh chemicals such as picaridin and permethrin, leaving many people searching for a more natural alternative to fight off these persistent pests. One alternative that has been flying around is essential oils.

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When Should You Start Preparing For Summer Mosquito Control?

Have you noticed something lacking in the air during the winter? Mosquitoes. Thankfully, these pests can’t stand cold weather so, we get a much-anticipated break from these flying nuisances for a few short months. While the mosquito-free season is great, it doesn’t last forever. To make sure that mosquito season does not sneak upon us, it is important to prepare in advance for the arrival of these terrible pests. 

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How to Stop Mosquito Bites from Itching

Mosquito bites drive us all crazy. The worst part: you shouldn’t scratch them! But how do you make them stop itching and reduce swelling and inflammation? Palmetto Mosquito Control has some tips for simple at-home mosquito bite treatments to alleviate discomfort.

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Are Bug Zappers Effective for Mosquito Control?

You’ve tried everything, from mosquito repellent to citronella candles. Finally, you’re wondering if you should invest in a bug zapper as an effective measure of mosquito control. You may assume it would kill off mosquitoes and you’d finally be able to enjoy your mosquito-free yard. But are bug zappers effective? Palmetto Mosquito Control is here to clear up any questions you may have about bug zappers and if they’re truly effective.

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What Attracts Mosquitoes to People?

Do you ever feel like mosquitoes like you more than they like your friends? Is there truth behind your ‘bug magnet’ theory? What even attracts mosquitoes, to begin with? Palmetto Mosquito Control has compiled a list of what attracts mosquitoes and some tips on how to avoid them.

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Working with Palmetto has been amazing. It is a very family orientated company. I love getting to learn more about different pests and getting to challenge myself with new ideas.

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Palmetto Mosquito Control is a wonderful company to work with. I can’t say enough nice things about Derek and his crews. These guys are the most knowledgeable, honest a fair in the industry.

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