What is a Mosquito Fogger?

man using a thermal mosquito fogger

There are several ways of eliminating or repelling mosquitoes, but it’s hard to be completely protected all of the time unless you are completely covered up or you put a mosquito repellent on your bare skin. A mosquito fogger can help, it’s an additional tool in the fight against mosquitoes. This isn’t a permanent solution, … Read more

Indoor Mosquito Control – Best Ways To Avoid Bites

man swatting mosquito

Are you fed up with mosquitoes bothering you in your house? It’s annoying having to swat them away with your hand during the day, but the worst is when they hover around your ears at night. I don’t know about you, but I hate it! So, maybe it’s time to do something about it. Let’s … Read more

Do Mosquitoes Bite Dogs?

dog getting bitten by a mosquito

It’s mosquito season and you take precautions to protect yourself. But have you thought about your dog? You know about ticks and fleas, but mosquitoes? They do bite dogs, and they can transmit dangerous diseases. Here are some ways to keep your dog as safe as possible this summer. Why Do Mosquitoes Bite Dogs? As … Read more

Why Do Mosquitoes Bite Ankles?

why do mosquiotoes bite feet and ankles?

Enjoying your garden in the summer months may mean you need some protective clothing (trousers, long-sleeve shirt) and some repellent. Not the most agreeable way to go out on a hot summer’s evening! But necessary to save you from being eaten alive by mosquitoes. Even when you think you are well protected, you find mosquito … Read more

Can Mosquitoes Bite Through Clothes?

mosquito trying to bite through clothing

Mosquitoes are the most dangerous animal on earth, killing hundreds of thousands of people every year. In 2019 the number of people killed by malaria alone was 409,000. Unfortunately, malaria isn’t the only disease transmitted by mosquitoes, so it’s a good idea to stay protected. Wearing long-sleeved clothing and trousers is one of the best … Read more

How High Do Mosquitoes Fly?

How High Do mosquitoes Fly

It’s widely believed that mosquitoes fly no higher than 25 feet. But of course, it depends on the species and climatic conditions. Would a salt marsh mosquito, that can fly over 40 miles to find a blood meal, fly at the same height as an Aedes aegypti that only travels only a few hundred feet? … Read more

Do Dragonflies Eat Mosquitoes?

Do drogonflies eat mosquitoes

Flying insects can be annoying. Mosquitoes can bite, wasps can sting, flies are dirty and can be irritating, but dragonflies are really quite special. It’s true when they come into the house, they make a little noise as their wings brush against the windows or ceilings. But look at them closely, and they are quite … Read more

What is the Sterile Insect Technique?

What is the sterile insect technique?

Have you heard of the Sterile Insect Technique (SIT) and wonder whether it can be used or is being used to control mosquitoes? You will find out more in this post. Why is it Important to Control Mosquitoes? Some mosquitoes spread diseases that can be harmful to humans and animals. They can spread viruses like … Read more

Mosquito Dunks (Effective, Safe and Affordable!)

mosquito larvae eat mosquito dunks

Do you have standing water in your garden and a problem with mosquitoes? If so mosquito dunks could be the perfect solution. They are effective, safe and inexpensive. Read on to find out how and where to use them. What are mosquito dunks? Mosquito dunks are donut-like objects that can be thrown into stagnant water … Read more

19 Mosquito Facts (Fun & Informative Facts You May Not Know)

interting facts about mosquitoes

Mosquitoes are annoying pests that can carry many dangerous diseases. They are capable of driving us crazy with their bites and buzzing around our ears. At the same time having survived for millions of years they merit our interest. Here are 17 interesting facts about mosquitoes you might not know. 1. Mosquitoes need water to … Read more