Biting bugs are a problem. They can transmit diseases and are all-around unpleasant. Nobody likes having a bunch of itchy, irritating bug bites. However, bug sprays designed to repel insects can also be a problem. Specifically, bug sprays that contain the chemical DEET. The EPA keeps saying it’s fine to use on your skin. But the … Read more Keep Bugs at Bay the Natural Way: 10 Natural Bug Spray Ideas
Everyone loves a dead mosquito. The disease-spreading pesky insects are best after an open hand splat. We can keep them away with sprays and torches, but mother nature kills them off, too. Though they populate with ease in water, they are not always impervious to cold weather. That’s the good news. The bad news is … Read more What Temperature Kills Mosquitoes: Does a Cold Winter Mean a Bug Free Summer?
Are you one of these people that seems to be the number one target for any mosquitoes in your vicinity? If yes, you probably wonder what makes you such a special attraction. Understanding what lures these insects to you could be useful in helping you to stay bite-free or at least less attractive. You may … Read more Why Do Some People Get Bitten By Mosquitoes More Than Others?
There’s nothing better than Spring and Summer after a long cold winter. But with warmer temperatures also comes outdoor pests, like mosquitos. They’re extremely annoying and almost impossible to stay away from. There are a few things you can do to prepare for mosquito season so that you don’t have to worry about getting bitten … Read more 10 Tips to Prepare For The Mosquito Season
Summer is around the corner, and that means those pesky mosquitoes will soon be out to get us. Of course, you want your little ones to enjoy their time outdoors, but you have to protect them from mosquito bites. Mosquito bites are itchy and can irritate a child’s tender skin. They can also become infected … Read more Mosquito Protection for Babies and Toddlers: 7 Tips You Need to Know
Did you know that mosquitoes can kill more humans than actual criminals can? This may seem grim, but its testament to the fact that mosquitoes are carriers for hundreds of fatal diseases around the world. If you have a mosquito problem, you may be up against more than just annoying itchy bites all over your arms and legs. … Read more 5 Ways to Get Rid of Mosquitoes
If you are one of the unlucky ones to whom mosquitoes are attracted, the summer can be an agonizing time of scratching and hiding under the covers. The most bucolic country retreat or lakeside getaway can be marred by swarms of pests feasting on your blood. A bug spray might get the job done effectively, but … Read more 5 Birds That Eat Mosquitoes
Mosquitoes can be such buzzkills (sorry, we couldn’t resist). There’s nothing better than kicking back in your yard on a balmy summers evening with something cold in your hand and something hot on the grill. Then they arrive, swarming in for the kill and sending you and your family running in search of repellant and … Read more How to Repel Mosquitoes from Your Backyard
Whether you live in the city or the country, a hot or a mild climate, mosquitoes will likely find their home somewhere near where you live. With the help of climate change, mosquito-borne illnesses are on the rise. In some ways, home mosquito control has never been more important. If you have space and like to … Read more 7 Tips for Home Mosquito Control
If you’re like many Americans, you mark the beginning of the summer months by the swollen, annoying, itchy red bumps that start appearing on your arms. The return of mosquitoes at the start of warmer weather may be the norm, but it certainly isn’t one that anyone is welcoming. Besides being uncomfortable and annoying, mosquito … Read more 7 Signs It’s Time to Buy a Mosquito Zapper