Why Do Mosquitoes Buzz?

why do mosquitoes make that annoying buzzing sound

Mosquitoes are darned irritating insects! They bite us, leave itchy bumps, and can transmit diseases. On top of this, they make their annoying high-pitched whine, especially at night when we’re trying to get to sleep. Have you ever wondered why they do this and if it’s just to drive us mad? Well, it’s not something … Read more

How Do Mosquitoes Mate?

mosquito mating

Mosquitoes are certainly one of the most detested insects in the world, spreading disease and leaving itchy bites. They can ruin a summer evening barbecue in no time, and their incessant buzzing at night is exasperating. You may know a little about the mosquito life-cycle, but have you considered how they mate? They only live … Read more

Insecticides For Mosquito Foggers

insecticides for mosquito foggers

You might have tried a few ways to get rid of mosquitoes but find you are still getting bitten every time you go outside. Short of covering up, spraying a repellent on your skin and clothes (which are the most effective forms of protection), you’re at a loss to know what to do. You know … Read more

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? Do mosquitoes bite dogs? Yes, 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 … 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, ankle-biter mosquitoes find … 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 important to prevent mosquito bites. Wearing long-sleeved clothing and trousers is one of the best ways … 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