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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

Understanding Why You May Be a Mosquito Magnet

If you’ve been outdoors and noticed mosquitos targeting you instead of those around you, it might be because you are a mosquito magnet. It’s true – mosquitos prefer to bite some people over others. Female mosquitos need human blood to... Read More

14 May 2015

How to Keep Mosquitoes Out of Your Yard

If you live in Palm Beach County and you’re not already doing something to control mosquitoes on your property, then you are probably not enjoying the time you spend outside as much as you could be. Mosquito control is best... Read More

14 May 2015

What is the American Giant Mosquito?

In comparison to other members of the animal world, the American Giant Mosquito may not be that big. However, at 4-5 times the size of the average mosquito, the American Giant Mosquito has the propensity to alarm when landing on... Read More

14 May 2015

Public Places Where Mosquitoes Are Often Found

Mosquitos are a nuisance, but at least their presence and activity is not entirely unpredictable. Mosquitos love standing water, high humidity conditions, and heavily populated places. If you run an outdoor recreation facility with a community swimming pool, are the... Read More

14 May 2015

How Do Mosquitoes Bite?

When mosquitoes bite, we often only see the aftermath: a swollen red bump that leaves us itchy and annoyed. In this video, learn how a mosquito bites by watching what happens when it encounters human flesh. As the mosquito slowly... Read More

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