Gnats vs. No-See-Ums vs. Mosquitoes – Know your Enemy

Although we doubt Machiavelli ever had pesky insects in mind when he wrote that we should keep our friends close and our enemies closer, the quote applies. Knowing the differences between common flying insects like no-see-ums, gnats, and mosquitoes, is one of the most efficient ways to get the best of them. Gnats Gnats are […]

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Planning Memorial Day Yard Party? Fight the Bite with these Top Tips

Pool parties and Backyard BBQ’s aren’t the only things thriving in warm weather months; mother nature’s most prominent pests – mosquitoes – love to crash our favorite sunny social events. Avoid the bites and annoyances that come along with the influx of these dreaded party guests this Memorial Day by following some of these mosquito […]

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Your Guide to a Bug Free BBQ

With much anticipation, Spring has officially arrived in the Carolinas! However, we can’t forget the nuisance warm weather and blue skies in the south bring along with it. You most likely already know exactly who we are referring about if you are a native to the east coast. We are pointing fingers at your least favorite BBQ guest–mosquitoes. To help you think less about swatting […]

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8 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes are a fact of life. They hover around barbecues, they frequent public parks, sometimes they even appear at high school graduations, proudly watching the kiddos walk across the stage from the vantage point of a loved one’s scrumptious neck. We think we know all there is to know about the insect everyone loves to […]

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Ways You Can Attract Mosquitoes Without Even Knowing

You’ve got the whole setup: your citronella candles are on deck, your bug zapping lights are on in full force, and you’ve doused yourself in mosquito repellent for good measure. And yet – could it be? You’re still hearing the shrill whine of mosquitoes! Despite your best efforts to derail the pests, you may actually […]

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Mosquitoes Survive Winter: Life Cycle of a Mosquito

While not everyone is a fan of the cooler temperatures associated with winter, you would be hard-pressed to find somebody who did not enjoy the respite from mosquitoes that Jack Frost’s touch permits. But these whining pests don’t just disappear or die upon contact with the cold air, so understanding how mosquitoes survive winter is […]

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How To Protect Your Pets From Mosquitoes

Most of us are all well-aware of the harm mosquitoes can cause to humans, but what about man’s best friend? As it turns out, one of the world’s most annoying pests are just as attracted to your pets as they are to you. Don’t forget about taking precautions for your animals when protecting your family […]

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Fragrance Frustrations? Avoid Smells that Attract Mosquitoes

We all have that one friend or family member that gets swarmed by mosquitoes at every gathering. Maybe it’s you! The fact is, mosquitoes do prefer some scents over others, and many of these scents are not things that we can control. However, unlike our blood type or the amount of carbon dioxide that we […]

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Post-Hurricane Mosquito Control

You’ve just returned from a mandatory hurricane evacuation; you’ve checked in on all of your family members and friends, and you’re finally starting to get back into your daily routine. You’ve picked up the branches in your yard, and placed all of your outdoor furniture back on your porch. You are sitting in your rocking […]

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Risks of DIY Mosquito Control

Like any responsible, budget conscious adult, there are often household duties you attempt to address yourself rather than hire out. All too often we at Palmetto Mosquito Control find clients in desperate need of mosquito control who try to DIY their way to a mosquito-free yard and see disastrous results. While there are numerous issues […]

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