DATE POSTED: July 13, 2018
With all of the news and information about the dangers of mosquito-borne illnesses, it’s hard to know what to do. This summer, it is more important than ever to avoid getting bitten and prevent mosquitoes from breeding in order to avoid mosquito-borne diseases from them like the West Nile virus, Zika virus, yellow fever, malaria, tularemia, Eastern equine encephalitis, and canine heartworm.
DATE POSTED: June 18, 2018
It won’t be long before school is over and kids will be out of school. This time of year, as a parent, we struggle with a variety of things including what to do with our kids while we are at work, what camps should we send them to, and much more. Yes, there is already so much to think about, however, there is one more thing that parents should be aware of this summer.
DATE POSTED: June 11, 2018
Mosquitoes during the spring and summer seasons are inevitable. You might even say that you can’t have one without the other. It may seem like there is no way you can control or prevent them, but there may be hope, especially for your own home and backyard. In fact, it’s important for your health to fight back against mosquitoes.
DATE POSTED: May 22, 2018
Finally, it’s that time of the year when the weather becomes warmer, flowers begin to bloom, and we can all start enjoying time outside again. It’s also that time of year when mosquitoes start to become a problem again. You may think of mosquitoes as being annoying and leaving behind red, itchy welts. However, mosquitoes have the potential to be quite dangerous. It’s important that everyone…
DATE POSTED: August 15, 2017
We don't know if you've noticed or not but mosquitoes and ticks are quite plentiful here in New England. And, while we're tough enough to endure a few dozen itchy welts, and the occasional discovery of a tick sucking out our blood, these pests can actually transmit some pretty serious diseases. That is why it is important to have mosquito and tick control for our yards. Here's how (and why) it…
DATE POSTED: June 26, 2017
They are here! The mosquitoes in South Portland have arrived in full force. The annoying buzzing in your ear and all the swatting to keep them away is enough to drive anyone mad. You may think they are just an annoyance and that they are harmless, but they are much more. A bite from a mosquito can be very dangerous. The saliva that the female mosquito injects into your skin as she feeds on your…