While we all know about mosquito repellants and barrier treatments, are there ways we can repel mosquitoes with items we already have in the house? Well, our mosquito control professionals discuss five unlikely repellents that can deter mosquitoes.
If you’ve found yourself in the unenviable position of having a bug problem, you may be deciding between popular do-it-yourself approaches to pest control or hiring a professional. There are pros and cons to both approaches, but one thing is universal: getting rid of any infestation in your home is priority number one.
Where do mosquitoes live? Long story short, mosquitoes can live anywhere. They are extremely adaptable and can live in almost every conceivable habitat.
While you may be excited for the warmer months, so are mosquitoes. These not-so-friendly pests pose a threat to you and your pets as they carry a myriad of potential diseases.
It is definitely not a myth that bats eat a lot of mosquitoes, but is it enough to control a mosquito population?
There are ways to combat being targeted by these tiny vampires, and they start with first understanding how mosquitoes interpret the world around them. Knowing how they see, smell, and feel gives us hints on how to stop a mosquito from biting us before they even decide they want to.
A lovely breeze is blowing, and you are ending a perfect summer day. It suddenly occurs to you, you aren’t swatting away pesky mosquitoes. You haven’t noticed any mosquitoes all day. It sounds like a dream, doesn’t it? Although a perfect mosquito-free day sounds terrific, there could be other repercussions. Have you ever thought about what would happen if we tried to eliminate mosquitoes forever?
Preventative measures are helpful, but not fool-proof. Therefore, when your mosquito prevention methods fail, treating the symptoms is the next best option. Read on to learn three ways to treat mosquito bites on your own, without having to wait days to stop itching.
It is common knowledge that mosquitoes run rampant during the summer months and thrive specifically in humid climates. At one point or another, we’ve all had an itch from a bite that left us yearning for colder weather — but did you know that colder weather doesn’t actually bring the relief you’re hoping for?
Although most people are unfortunately all too familiar with mosquitoes, how well do we actually know these pesky insects? It seems like everyone has some special trick for treating itchy bites or keeping them away. But how many of these tricks are based on actual science, and how many are old wives’ tales?