How to Detect Ticks: Can You Feel a Tick Bite?

How to Detect Ticks: Can You Feel a Tick Bite?

  As the temperatures warm up, tick bites become a concern for families who enjoy outdoor activities. Detecting a tick early and removing the tick properly from the bite area is crucial to preventing tick-borne diseases like Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever. But how does a tick bite look and feel? And what … Continue reading How to Detect Ticks: Can You Feel a Tick Bite?

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Mosquito Vision: Can Mosquitoes See?

Mosquito Vision: Can Mosquitoes See?

  Have you wondered about mosquito vision? Maybe yes, maybe no, but you’ve undoubtedly experienced first-hand that these pesky insects manage to bite at all times of the day. Perhaps you’ve even heard some of the latest research that indicates mosquitoes are attracted to the color red. Before you throw out all of the red … Continue reading Mosquito Vision: Can Mosquitoes See?

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What Attracts No-see-ums to an Area and How to Repel Them?

What Attracts No-see-ums to an Area and How to Repel Them?

  Outdoors, and no-see-ums are generally attracted to wet areas. Whether saltwater, freshwater, or brackish water doesn’t really seem to matter; they love all of it. No-see-ums can also find their way inside your home. No-see-ums can get right in your face and definitely be a nuisance, but some species actually bite, injecting saliva that … Continue reading What Attracts No-see-ums to an Area and How to Repel Them?

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Dealing with Bugs at An Outdoor Wedding

Dealing with Bugs at An Outdoor Wedding

  Outdoor weddings can be a wonderful experience shared with family, friends, and plenty of natural beauty. But along with that beauty can come a fair number of complications, including unwelcome guests: bugs. No one wants their special day to turn into a flurry of swatting or slapping away bugs. The experts at Mosquito Joe … Continue reading Dealing with Bugs at An Outdoor Wedding

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