Tag: mosquito bites

Prevent Mosquito Bites

The most effective way to avoid getting sick from viruses spread by mosquitoes when at home and during travel is to prevent mosquito bites. Mosquito bites can be more than just annoying and itchy. They can spread viruses that make you sick or, in rare cases, cause death. Although most kinds... more
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Don’t Scratch Mosquito Bites

It’s tough advice, but leave the bite alone. When you scratch, it creates openings in your skin that allow bacteria in and cause infection. To relieve the itch and lower your chances of an infection: Wash the area with soap and water. Apply calamine lotion or anti-itch cream. ... more
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Help Prevent Spread Of Mosquito-Borne Illnesses

A1 Exterminators can help homeowners reduce their exposure to mosquito bites by inspecting properties for mosquito breeding sites, treating to control mosquitoes or suggesting corrective actions, and providing basic information. Eliminate or reduce mosquito breeding sites by replacing all... more
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Summer Mosquito Tips

Mosquitoes are quite a nuisance and seem to be everywhere you turn this time of year.  Luckily, there are ways that you can enjoy a mosquito free summer! Get rid of standing water. It’s a breeding ground for mosquitoes and you will want to dump pots, toys and garden equipment after a... more
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Bug Tip Tuesday – Mosquito Trap

No one likes when they are trying to have a nice quiet evening in the back yard and they keep getting bitten by mosquitoes.  Here is an easy mosquito trap to keep these buggers away. If you want these creatures not to make your day and night terrible you need to follow these steps: You will... more
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Mosquitoes in Your Yard

These pests are not only irritating, but harmful to you and your family. Besides the welts and itchiness that they bring, mosquitoes can transmit several potentially life-threatening diseases. While humans can obtain West Nile Virus and Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) from mosquitoes, pets can... more
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Mosquitoes can Ruin a Party

Don’t want your spring to bite? Protect yourself from insect bites during outdoor activities. Be sure to get a bug spray containing DEET. It can repel disease-carrying mosquitoes, and to a lesser degree, ticks. If you’re worried about DEET, don’t be—it is the safest repellent for the most... more
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Tips To Avoid Mosquito Bites

Here are some tips to avoid mosquito bites: Avoid mosquito hot spots One way you can avoid mosquito bites when traveling is to check to see if your vacation destination is a hot spot for mosquito activity, and if the areas where the mosquito-borne diseases are more prevalent. Luckily organizations... more
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Bug Tip Tuesday – Water and Mosquitoes

With the rain we had in April, be sure to dump or remove any standing water on your property. Standing water is a breeding ground for mosquitoes and they will soon become a... more
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What Attracts Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes are attracted to a number of chemical compounds that they can detect from an impressive 50 yards away. The males are not interested in your blood, but the females are a different story, thirsting after the protein and iron in your blood to produce their eggs. At this point in our... more
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