The Deadliest Creature in the World

What comes to mind when you picture the world's deadliest creature? You might think of a lion, tiger, or even a shark. However, you'd actually be incorrect. It may be shocking that something so tiny can be deadly, but it turns out that the seemingly insignificant mosquito leads the way as the globe's most dangerous creature. How is this possible? What is so risky about mosquitoes? How can you lower your mosquito population? We will address these important questions below. Mosquito Facts There are well over 3,500 different species of mosquitoes throughout the world, making them the most common pest. Not...
Continue reading

MosquitoNix Stands Ready

To Our South Florida Family, We hope this letter finds you safe and in the best spirits possible. We hope that the damage left behind by Hurricane Irma was minimal.We wanted to let you know that we anticipate that we will resume all operations on Thursday or Friday this week depending on road conditions and power restoration.If you have sustained damage to your misting system, feel free to respond to this email and we will schedule an appointment to evaluate your misting system. For all of our valued misting system owners, we will be providing mosquito fogging if your system is...
Continue reading

Tips For Your Labor Day BBQ

In 1882, rival union leaders came together in New York City to protest the unfair labor practices that they were subjected to, and Labor Day was born. Fast forward 135 years, and now Labor Day marks the unofficial end of the summer. If you plan on hosting family and friends for a barbecue to celebrate, follow these tips to prevent pests. Drain All Sources of Standing Water Around Your Yard If there's one way to invite mosquitoes to your Labor Day barbecue, it's to leave standing water around your yard. That's because female mosquitoes love to lay their eggs in it....
Continue reading

The Deadliest Mosquito Viruses

Floridians have to be on the lookout for a variety of pests, especially mosquitoes. These insects can not only leave people with itchy bites but also transmit diseases through them. Below, we'll give a quick overview of five common diseases. Malaria Malaria is a blood disease caused by the transmission of parasites in the mosquito. Thanks to modern medicine, it has declined in the U.S. but remains a threat in South America, Africa, and Southeast Asia. Make no mistake: mosquitoes carrying malaria are still alive and breeding in this country. If you're infected, you might experience fever, cold sweats, vomiting, and...
Continue reading

Top Places Mosquitoes Breed

Homeowners often struggle with mosquito problems in South Florida because of the area's stagnant swamps and humid heat. Homeowners with properties that have poor drainage are particularly exposed to mosquito problems. Most mosquitoes that are found near South Florida are harmless, but an increasing number of mosquitoes carry diseases that can infect people who get bitten by them. Homeowners should, therefore, take steps to permanently reduce mosquito populations and prevent mosquitoes from coming back. Mosquito Breeding Grounds Problems with mosquitoes originate when these pests manage to find places where they can lay their eggs on or near a homeowner's property. In...
Continue reading