Category Archives for Mosquitoes

How to Keep Mosquitoes Away

​​How To Repel Mosquitoes & Keep Them Away

Mosquitoes are very frustrating pests. Not only do they cause irritating bites, but in some cases can also transmit nasty diseases. Keeping mosquitoes away can be difficult, especially in the warmer months.

We are here to help you try and keep the mosquitoes at bay. There are a number of different ways you can protect yourself and your home from these pests. We have outlined below some natural and chemical methods of pest control that you might want to try.

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How to Get Rid of Mosquitoes in Your Yard

Backyard Mosquito Control - How To Get Rid of Them ​Fast

What is the number one thing that can ruin any backyard party? Getting attacked by mosquitoes. These flying pests can be literally a pain once they start feasting. And getting rid of them often seems impossible.Mosquitoes are persistent little pests, once they find a thriving place it will become their haven. So, how do you get rid of them?

Read on, because I have a few suggestions and tricks on how to make your yard a mosquito-free zone.

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How Long Do Mosquitoes Live?

​​Lifespan Of A Mosquito - How Long Do They Live?

Mosquitoes are perhaps the number one insects to negatively affect our quality of life. These blood-sucking bugs have been around for more than 175 million years, and there are over 3,000 known species.

Mosquitoes have even been found on mountain peaks, over 14,000 feet above sea level. Their incredible adaptability has enabled them to outlive the dinosaurs. Some believe that if human interference doesn't render them extinct, they will likely survive us, too.

Almost all of us have experienced the irritation of a mosquito bite, but have you ever wondered how long mosquitoes can live? This article examines these amazing insects in more detail to find out.

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How Long Do Mosquito Bites Last?

​​How Long Do Mosquito Bites Last?

If you’ve recently been ravaged by mosquitoes, you might find yourself wondering exactly how long the mosquito bites are going to last.

In this article, I’m going to take a look at the ins and outs of mosquito bites. Let’s go over what they look like, how long you’ll have them for, and how to get rid of the bites faster.

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Homemade Mosquito Repellent for the Yard

Natural Mosquito Repellent For The Yard

Spending time in the yard with family and friends is one of the highlights of the summer months. Whether it’s a cookout or a few beers on the lawn, warm evenings offer a great excuse to get outside and enjoy the weather.

Unfortunately, such pleasant occasions can be quickly ruined by the dreaded “buzz” of mosquitoes. These common bloodsucking insects may be small, but their bites can bring on extreme irritation.

Luckily, there are some great homemade repellents you can employ to keep your yard mosquito-free. In this article, we show you how to quickly identify a mosquito infestation, as well as how to make a natural mosquito repellent at home.

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Home Remedies for Mosquito Bites

Home Mosquito Bite Remedies

Mosquitoes are not only annoying to listen to because of the loud buzzing noise they make, they can also cause a lot of discomfort and sometimes even pain. Mosquitoes feed on blood, and unfortunately for us, we have lots of it.

Warm springs and summers might leave us feeling drained from the itching and the constant need for repellents. But what should we do when we have been bitten?

Believe it or not, there are a few dos and don'ts when it comes to mosquito bites which we’ll look at in this article. I will also share with you some great home remedies for mosquito bites to help ease the itching.

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Essential Oil Mosquito Repellent

​​Essential Oil​s For Mosquitoes

Staying protected against mosquitoes is essential. Not only to avoid a very annoying and itchy bite but if you're traveling, it's vital to stay safe from potentially deadly diseases.

One of the best ways to protect yourself is by applying a repellent. This involves anything which keeps mosquitoes away from your skin, including poisonous substances.

These are, for obvious reasons, not always good for our skin or our health. Since mosquitoes have been annoying humankind since long before the days DEET repellents were ever even thought about, what did they use to keep the bloodthirsty pests at bay back in the day?

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Best Mosquito Repellent

Best Mosquito Repellent Spray

For such a small creature, mosquitoes bring misery with them wherever they go.

These nasty, biting insects can easily ruin a hiking trip or a fun summer evening in the backyard, leaving you feeling itchy and sore.

Luckily, you don’t have to resign yourself to suffering the bites of these uninvited guests all summer. By using a good-quality repellent, you can once again venture outside with confidence and enjoy the great-outdoors.

In this article, we take a look at some of the best mosquito repellents and how they work.

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Are Mosquitoes Attracted to Light?

Are Mosquitoes Attracted to Light?

There are several factors at play when it comes to attracting mosquitoes. In terms of feeding, they choose their victims by the scent of their sweat and released carbon dioxide.

Mosquitoes are also very attracted to heat. People with higher body temperatures may find themselves surrounded by these flying pests more than others.

This fact also goes some way toward explaining why they prefer certain light sources over others.

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