Whether you’re going on an outdoor adventure or just hanging out in your backyard, making sure you and your family are protected from mosquitoes is a top priority. Mosquitoes can carry a variety of dangerous diseases, from Zika virus to West Nile virus. So, while we do recommend hiring Mosquito Authority to mosquito-proof your home, it is always good to have a few natural mosquito repellents and treatments at your disposal for day-to-day activities.
Observed on August 20th, World Mosquito Day is a time to stress the importance of protection against and control of mosquitoes. The first step towards better mosquito control is educating yourself on the effects of these pests and knowing how they can endanger you and your loved ones. Here’s what you should know about World Mosquito Day and why it is vital to learn the facts when it comes to these pests.
Stories about “murder hornets”, killer bees, and cicada invasions have peppered the news these past few months. If you find one of those in your yard, you’ll probably know exactly what it is.
Regular mosquito control on your property means Mosquito Authority will help you avoid pesky bites that can be annoying for days. But we can only help you if you are in an environment that we protect. Any time you leave your home you may encounter mosquitoes.
Mosquito Authority’s own Chief Science Office, Dr. Craig Stoops, contributed his expertise to the following article on Ladders. We offer tick control to help protect you and your family from this potentially-dangerous critter. This article also contains some tips for how to respond if you find yourself bitten by a tick.