Mosquitoes are quite the combination of annoying and dangerous, leaving itchy bites and potentially spreading serious diseases. Learn the ways you can stop them from taking over your yard and feeding on your family.
Does that pink bump that just appeared on your leg have you asking, “What bit me?” Mosquito bites and spider bites share some similarities, but there are a couple clues to help you figure out what bit you. Mosquito Bites Mosquitos bite with a purpose: the females require blood to develop and lay eggs. Symptoms include: […]
Mosquitoes spread disease wherever they go, making them a potentially lethal threat to humans. They’re responsible for more than one million deaths a year. Learn more about mosquitoes here.
More and more areas around the world are continuing to report cases of the Zika virus. Travel notices have been issued for people traveling to destinations in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Central and South America, Mexico, and the Pacific Islands. Read on to learn more about the Zika virus and how to avoid it.
Mosquitoes are a nuisance that appear every year. These flying pests leave itchy bites that can become infected. Though they seem to be everywhere during the summer, it is possible to minimize their effects. Here’s how to get rid of mosquitoes.
The Zika virus has been making national and local headlines lately, with two confirmed cases right here in Pennsylvania. Read on to learn six basic–and important–facts about this rare mosquito-borne virus and how to protect yourself against it.
One of the issues that makes identifying bites difficult is that, in general, most bite reactions are the same. The bumps you get from bites isn’t some specific reaction caused by a type of toxin. They are allergic reactions, and so any bite that causes an allergic reaction is going to cause a similar bump. However, there are a few ways to tell some bites apart, and while it’s not an exact science, you can potentially tell bites apart by these symptoms.
September is back to school month, and that means that you’re sending your kids back to a place where they will spend 8 hours a day, 5 days a week, from now until roughly the end of June. While school is a great place to learn, it’s not necessarily the best place to stay safe from pests. The following is some helpful information that you may want to use to go over with your child before they start the school year.
If you’re like most people on the East Coast, most of your summer is spent outdoors, out on the barbecue, cooking up some delicious meats and corn. It’s also a great time to be bothered by some of Pennsylvania’s most irritating barbecue pests. There are some pests that are notorious for bothering you at the barbecue, and unless you solve the issue, they can make it hard to host a fun event.
You can prevent a huge infestation by eliminating only one thing from around your home: sitting water.