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The Platinum Backyard Blog

Our blog is full of tips, tricks, and trends that discuss backyard activities, teach you about mosquitos, and help you reclaim your backyard®

14 May 2015

Why Mosquitoes Can Be Harmful to Your Cat

You probably already know that mosquitoes can transmit diseases to humans, but did you know that mosquitoes can also be harmful to your cat? Below, learn how mosquitoes can hurt your furry feline and what to do to protect your... Read More

14 May 2015

A Guide to Our Residential Mosquito Protection Systems

At Platinum Mosquito Protection, we pride ourselves on offering clients safe, effective systems that eliminate or repel mosquitoes and other small insects. Our automatic spray systems use insecticides that contain Pyrethrum, a natural ingredient derived from the chrysanthemum flower, and... Read More

14 May 2015

A Guide to Some of the Diseases Mosquitoes Carry

Mosquitoes are not only irritating and itch-inducing; they also carry diseases that have the potential to make both humans and animals ill. Protect yourself and others from mosquito-borne illnesses by learning more about the diseases mosquitoes carry. West Nile Virus... Read More

14 May 2015

Is Malaria a Danger In the United States?

Malaria has long been thought to be a disease of the tropical regions. In recent years, however, malaria has been re-emerging as a significant risk to U.S. populations. Travelers returning to the U.S. from tropical countries are sometimes infected with... Read More

14 May 2015

Why Are Mosquitoes Attracted to Light?

Mosquitoes are equipped with chemical, visual, and heat sensors to determine where their prey is. These insects have also evolved to use light from the moon and other celestial bodies to allow them to navigate. When you turn on an... Read More

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