Posts tagged with: bite

Northwest Exterminating offers tick bite prevention advice for the summer season As people venture outside to enjoy the sunshine and warmer weather we want to encourage increased public awareness of ticks and their numerous health risks. Certain species of ticks...
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How to Get Rid of a Mosquito Bite If you spend any time outside, especially in the Southern states, there is a good chance you will get a mosquito bite.  The female mosquito (males don’t bite) feed on blood.  Once...
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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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According to new information gathered by the CDC the number of lyme disease cases is 10 times higher than the 30,000 cases each year that has previously been reported.  Because not every case is reported, recent efforts have uncovered that...
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No-see-um’s, hop-alongs, beach fleas, biting midge, punky…these are just a few of the “cute” names that sand fleas go by!   But cute they’re not!  And they are very present in the low country area of Savannah, GA! Sand Fleas reside...
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If you’ve spent any time in Savannah, Ga in the spring or fall, you know all about sand gnats, or as locals call them….the state bird.  The sand gnat is not just the mascot for the Savannah Sand Gnats minor-league...
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Take Back Your Yard!Don’t let mosquitoes suck the fun out of your Summer! HABITS Breed in stagnant water such as ponds, marshes, drainage ditches, etc. Can be found in almost every type of landscape on Earth except deserts and the...
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Spiders often get a bad reputation.  They are creepy, crawly creatures and we fear their bite.  They are often blamed for skin irritations but the fact is that 80% of presumed spider bites are actually due to some other insect...
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Ants have been making their presence known in homes as of late.  Ants are one of the most common pests that homeowner’s and pest professionals find in and around homes.  Common ant species are fire ants, carpenter ants, Argentine ants,...
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Fire ants are a common problem for homeowners in Atlanta and other southeastern cities.  They can be found in the yard and should be a concern for homeowners. Fire ants can be difficult to get rid of once they have...
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