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Your backyard is a great place to hang out, especially while we still have warmer weather. One thing that can really ruin your good time are mosquitoes. Besides being a nuisance, mosquitoes can transmit serious diseases to not only humans but also dogs, cats, and horses. Help keep your family and pets safe with these......
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Mosquito season peaks in the summer months when the heat and humidity combine to provide an ideal environment for them. Besides being nuisance pests that leave behind itchy, red welts, mosquitoes are also vectors for serious diseases like Zika virus, West Nile virus, and chikungunya. There are lots of green pest control options you can utilize......
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Let’s face it – mosquitoes can quickly turn an enjoyable outing into an itchy catastrophe. These pests thrive during the warmer months of the year and peak mosquito season runs from March to September. They can multiply quickly, making them extremely difficult to eliminate. Besides causing itchy, painful bites, mosquitoes are also known to transmit......
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As the old saying goes, April showers bring May flowers, but they also bring… pests. Rain can bring in a flood of unwanted pests to your home. Some of the most common rainy day pests include mosquitoes, ants, roaches, and centipedes to name a few. Heavy rains will often destroy the shelters of these pests,......
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Mosquitoes become active when temperatures consistently reach above 50 degrees Fahrenheit and thrive when temperatures are above 70 degrees Fahrenheit. Their ideal environment is moist and humid and their populations and activity increase significantly in areas that are warm with heavy rainfall, making Alabama an ideal breeding ground. Mosquito season is determined by the climate......
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Everyone can agree that mosquitoes become quite a nuisance when the weather starts to warm up. Besides leaving itchy bites on your skin, mosquitoes can also transmit serious diseases such as West Nile virus and Zika virus. The best way to prevent mosquitoes is to disrupt their breeding cycle. This starts with identifying how and......
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Summer marks the height of mosquito season for most of us. While the summer months lead most of us to spend more time outdoors, those pesky pests can sometimes make it difficult for us to enjoy the warmer weather and longer days. While most of the time mosquito bites are just an itchy nuisance, mosquitoes......
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Bugs are a nuisance when they’re in our homes and businesses, but are they dangerous? The answer is yes; sometimes pests can pose serious health threats when allergic reactions occur from stings or bites. Unsanitary conditions conducive to pest infestations are also a health risk as some pests – like cockroaches – trigger asthma attacks. Here’s......
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Mosquito bites are not only painful but can pose some serious health risks to you, your family, and pets. According to the American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA), mosquitoes are responsible for over one million deaths each year. Mosquitos carry and transmit several diseases & parasites including Zika virus, West Nile virus, malaria, elephantiasis, dengue fever, yellow......
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With Zika virus cases on the rise, a lot of people have questions. Is Zika an immediate threat for those of us here in the U.S.? Are there certain travel precautions you should be taking? And what are the negative effects of Zika on unborn babies? We’ve put together a list of the most common questions......
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