Tips for Choosing the Right Mosquito Repellent for Your Family

If you live in Charleston or the surrounding area and want to enjoy time outside with your family, you are probably wondering what steps you can take to keep mosquitoes at bay. Unless you do something to safeguard yourself and your loved ones, mosquitoes can spoil the fun and force you to stay inside. In some cases, mosquitoes will even spread harmful pathogens that can cause diseases or death. The good news is that you can try several things when you want to protect your family from mosquitoes. Sprays and Creams Whether you are going to your backyard, a park or...
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Mosquitoes in Charleston: Where You Can Find Them

Charleston's coastline stretches for miles, attracting people from all over the world to bask in the sun and to enjoy the warm Atlantic waters. The area also has many inlets, lakes and marshes, all of which attract more than people and wildlife; they also attract mosquitoes. Because Charleston has a hot, humid climate, it's the ideal spot for mosquito infestations. Common Mosquito Areas in Charleston Recreational Sites Mosquitoes like to congregate on recreational sites since these areas usually have ponds or water features. Females lay their eggs in water, so they tend to congregate near fountains, coy ponds and lakes. In...
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Where Do Mosquitoes Go in the Winter?

Areas like Charleston are often flooded with mosquitoes during the warm and humid summer months. They will swarm in large numbers and create problems for anyone who is attempting to enjoy the outdoors. Mosquitoes will draw blood by leaving a prick on the skin full of saliva, which may become infected as the body’s immune system responds to the insect bite. Our clients are often interested to know what happens to these insects during this intense period. Mosquitoes in Winter Our customers are often curious about the disappearance of mosquitoes during the cold winter months. We receive many calls that address...
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Happy Holidays from MosquitoNix

MosquitoNix is dedicated to assisting our customers with their pest-control needs all year long. During the excitement of the holiday season, it is easy to get swept up in the various preparations. The prospects of getting together with friends and family members can cause a flurry of activity and enthusiasm. It is easy to overlook the necessary step of ensuring that your home is free from a pest infestation well before the festivities begin. This is where our MosquitoNix services come in handy. We can take care of this necessary but easily overlooked preparatory step. This will ensure that you can...
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The Deadliest Creature in the World

When you think about the deadliest creature in the world, what may come to mind are man-eating tigers, killer sharks or poisonous snakes. It may surprise you to learn that the deadliest creature in the world may live in your backyard. According to the World Health Organization, mosquitoes are among the deadliest creatures in the world. Throughout the world, mosquitoes cause millions of deaths each year. Mosquitoes carry yellow fever, dengue virus, malaria, chikungunya, several types of encephalitis, Zika virus and West Nile virus.  The WHO states that continued efforts must be made to control mosquitoes to prevent outbreaks of these...
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