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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

How Many Mosquitoes Are There In the World?

Despite their small size and fragile bodies, mosquitoes have managed to survive on Earth for more than 30 million years. During that time, they have evolved into highly effective blood-seeking critters, capable of sensing the carbon dioxide emitted by an... Read More

14 May 2015

Examining the Diseases Transmitted by Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes can be extremely annoying, but they can also be extremely dangerous. That’s because mosquitoes are known vectors for disease, which means they can transmit diseases from one human to another. Although vector-borne illnesses aren’t as big of a threat... Read More

14 May 2015

Spotlight on a New Mosquito-Borne Illness

Mosquitoes can spread an alarming number of illnesses and diseases, including West Nile Virus, dengue fever, malaria, and heartworm. As if there weren’t already enough mosquito-borne illnesses to worry about, another threat is developing in the United States: Chikungunya. Although... Read More

14 May 2015

A Look at How Mosquito Misting Works

Time-release outdoor residential misting systems are the latest weapons being used in Miami to control mosquitoes around the home. Mosquito misting is an effective way to rid your property of mosquitoes and other nuisance insects so you can enjoy your... Read More

14 May 2015

Tips for Preventing Mosquito Bites

Whether you’re planning a trip abroad or simply trying to enjoy your outdoor living space, it’s important that you know how to prevent your exposure to mosquitoes. Stay indoors at sunrise, sunset, and early in the evening when mosquitoes are... Read More

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