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Why Mosquitoes Are One Of The Most Dangerous Animals In The World

July

30

2014

Mosquitoes are obnoxious little biters. They crash our picnics and our BBQs and pretty much any other outdoor activity we enjoy in the summer. During hot summer days, we don’t typically notice mosquitoes until dawn and dusk. This is the time that mosquitoes come out in droves, looking for a little snack. Female mosquitoes are the only ones that bite- they need our blood to help nourish their eggs. When they bite us, not only do they cause itchy red spots (that can be worse for some than others!), but they can also spread serious diseases.

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Tags: mosquitoes  |  mosquito control  |  scary pests

Preventing Ants Is An Ongoing Task

July

16

2014

People that complain about having ants in their homes usually know that this is an ongoing problem. If you had ants in your home last year, there’s a good chance you’ll have them again this year and you probably know it! A lot of people try little home remedies or old wives’ tales to get rid of these pests; rubbing lemon juice all over your counters and liberally coating surfaces with pine cleaner are some of these options, but unfortunately they won’t work. Not only do some of these DIY ant control attempts not work, they can actually make the problem worse.

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Tags: ants  |  pest prevention  |  ants in the kitchen

Backyard Fourth Of July Party + Pest Prevention Tips

July

02

2014

With the 4th of July coming up, most people are already making plans for the holiday. If parties, BBQs and picnics are on your agenda, we’ve got a few tips for you to help make the day even better! Here’s how you can throw a great backyard 4th of July party that all your friends and family will be talking about ‘til the next 4th of July!

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Take The Sting Out Of Summer Fun [Infographic]

June

19

2014

According to the National Pest Management Association, half a million people end up in the emergency room each year as a result of an encounter with a stinging insect. Keep your family safe from bees, wasps and hornets this summer with these prevention tips.

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Tags: wasps  |  yellow jackets  |  carpenter bees

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