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Fascinating Facts about Mosquitoes

Florida is blessed with some of the best weather in the country. Unfortunately, there’s a tiny flying pest that threatens to keep Floridians indoors and away from the barbeques and pool parties: Mosquitoes. Everyone knows that mosquito control is important and that bites can be uncomfortable and even unsightly, but did you know that mosquitoes […]

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Why is Mosquito Control Important?

Mosquitoes are a nuisance, but you don’t mind swatting them away and dealing with the annoying bites and rashes, do you? Regardless, mosquito control is something that you should seriously consider for your home or business. For starters, mosquitoes spread a number of deadly diseases to humans, including West Nile Virus and dengue fever. Mosquitoes […]

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A Homeowner’s Guide to the Biology of Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes are some of the peskiest creatures that we interact with. They invade your privacy, can leave bites that consistently itch, and they can even transfer deadly diseases. Knowing basic information about mosquitoes’ biology could help control them and keep them away from your home.  How & Where Mosquitoes Lay Eggs Most mosquito species will […]

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Could Mosquitoes Carry a New Type of Virus?

In recent years, the mosquito-carried West Nile Virus has been the subject of media headlines. However, there is another virus that you should be aware about. The United States has seen a rise in Chikungunya, an infection that is spread from the Asian tiger mosquito. It initially emerged from the Caribbean island of St. Martin, […]

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The Symptoms of a Mosquito Bite

Mosquito bites can be unnoticeable, or they can be extremely irksome and lead to serious infections. Being aware of the symptoms will help you keep them under control, and spot early signs of further illness. As female mosquitoes pierce your skin and feed on your blood, they also inject a little bit of their saliva. […]

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