Posts tagged with: mosquitoes

Zika Virus in Georgia?

According to the AJC and the State Department of Public Health, the first case of Zika virus in Georgia was confirmed today by Center for Disease Control and Prevention. It’s believed the affected individual contracted the virus while traveling to Columbia […]

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Atlanta Named Top Mosquito City in 2015

This weekend marks the official start of summer and Memorial Day. It’s a great time to honor those that have served our country and enjoy a long weekend with friends and family. Summer-goers beware, though. Atlanta was recently “awarded” the top mosquito […]

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Mosquito Season is Here – Take Precautions

Tips to Prevent Mosquito Bites When Outdoors this Summer Warmer weather is finally here and we know our residents are no doubt spending more time outdoors. However, with increased outdoor activity, the public is at risk of becoming a meal […]

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What If Mosquitoes Were Extinct?

What If Mosquitoes Were Annihilated? A recent video on Yahoo! News asked the question, “What If Mosquitoes were Annihilated?”.  The video reminds us that mosquitoes, although tiny, have a HUGE impact on humans.  Mosquitoes are the deadliest animal killing more […]

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The Dangers of Mosquitoes

Are Mosquitoes the Most Deadly Animal? The Dangers of Mosquitoes. Bill Gates recently wrote “The Deadliest Animal in the World” on his blog, ‘gatesnotes’. In this article, Mr. Gates quotes some pretty startling statistics about the dangers of mosquitoes and […]

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New Research Finds New Ways to Control Mosquitoes

New Research is Helping Us Find New Ways to Control Mosquitoes A mosquito’s ability to target humans seems a little mysterious, right? Not really. They are programmed to look for three things when looking for a blood meal to go […]

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Mosquitoes Still An Issue in the Fall

Just because summer is over doesn’t mean that mosquitoes are no longer a concern.  Mosquitoes can continue to be an issue throughout fall. Be sure that you are continuing to take the proper steps to protect yourself and your yard […]

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Preventing Overwintering Pests

Conditions will soon be right for overwintering pests to seek comfort and shelter in homes and buildings.  Overwintering pests are those pests that seek a warm place to live in the colder months.  You want to avoid your home being […]

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Preventing Mosquitoes

Prevention is key in keeping mosquitoes and other pests away from your home.  Making your property less appealing to mosquitoes is a huge step in keeping mosquitoes away.  If they don’t have a place to lay their eggs, then they […]

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Keeping Mosquitoes Away!

Need tips on how to keep mosquitoes away? Remove standing water from your yard.  These areas serve as breeding grounds for mosquitoes. Keep screens on windows and doors to keep them out of your home. Use an insect repellant.  DEET […]

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