Tag: mosquito pest control

Tips to Prevent Mosquitoes from Breeding

Follow these tips to prevent mosquitoes from breeding around your home:Drill holes in the bottom, not the sides, of any garbage or recycling containers stored outdoors. Holes on the sides still allow enough water to accumulate in the bottom for mosquitoes to breed. Keep gutters clean and... more
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Bug Tip Tuesday – Keep Mosquitoes Away

Everyone loves to hang out by the fire pit but after a while the mosquitoes can really get to be too much. Try adding some sage to your fire pit. The scent of the safe will help in keeping the mosquitoes and bugs... more
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Mosquitoes 101

There are different types of mosquitoes found throughout the world, including all regions of the U.S. They are an annoyance to most because of the itchy mosquito bites they leave behind, but they can also pose a far more serious threat. In fact, mosquitoes are often described as one of the... more
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Concern Over Zika Virus

As concern over Zika virus, an emerging mosquito-borne disease, continues to grow, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) is urging the public to take precautions now to help curb problems during the warmer months when biting mosquito populations tend to increase. “We recognize that... more
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What You Need to Know About the Zika Virus

Cases of this emerging infectious disease are soaring in the Americas and "spreading explosively," according to World Health Organization Director-General Margaret Chan, MD. Many U.S. states are reporting cases of travelers bringing the infection back with them, and health officials in Texas have... more
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Zika Virus Fact Sheet

Key factsZika virus disease is caused by a virus transmitted by Aedes mosquitoes. People with Zika virus disease usually have symptoms that can include mild fever, skin rashes, conjunctivitis, muscle and joint pain, malaise or headache. These symptoms normally last for 2-7 days. There is no... more
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Bug Tip Tuesday – Mosquitoes

With any April showers we may get, 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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Don’t Let Spring Bite

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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Mosquito Season is Starting Up

We are hoping for some long summer days and balmy nights spent outside in the upcoming months, but those can quickly be ruined by the telltale buzz of a relentless mosquito on the hunt for its next meal. The itchy, red reminders mosquitoes leave behind should be enough of an indication to take... more
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