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When Are Mosquitoes Most Active?

Mosquitoes are much more than a nuisance. In addition to their annoying swarming and painful bites, mosquitoes can carry dangerous diseases, including West Nile virus, yellow fever and other life-threatening illnesses. Therefore taking steps to avoid mosquitoes can be vital to properly enjoy the outdoors. A common piece of advice is to avoid going outside […]

Child With Multiple Mosquito Bites

Educating Your Children About Mosquitoes

If your child gets a mosquito bite, his or her first instinct is to scratch the itchy bump the mosquito left behind. Don’t let that happen! Repeated scratching can eventually lead to a bacterial infection or worse. Instead, address the bite immediately, and then use the experience as a teaching tool to help your child […]

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What to Eat to Repel Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes mostly rely on their keen sense of smell to identify their favorite food source: people. If you aren’t already aware, and you don’t happen to have the smelling capabilities of a mosquito, the things you eat can greatly affect the chemicals you release and, therefore, your scent. Some of the fragrances created by your […]


How to Store Your Mosquito Magnet® Trap

If you’re like most Mosquito Magnet® owners, your trap has served you well. Provided you set up and ran your trap this summer, you undoubtedly noticed a significant reduction in the mosquito population on your property over the course of the season. With a Mosquito Magnet® trap, you don’t have to worry about applying chemical […]


Mosquito-borne Diseases: When Will There Be a Cure?

What do you think is the deadliest animal in the world? Chances are the word “mosquito” didn’t just pop into your mind. However these annoying little pests are responsible for over one million deaths around the world each year, with roughly half of the fatalities attributed to mosquito-borne malaria. The vast majority of malaria-related deaths […]


Thanksgiving Hosting Hacks

Thanksgiving is a wonderful time of year when family members gather to share a delicious meal and enjoy each other’s company. But if you’re hosting a Thanksgiving get-together, it can also be an extremely stressful time. You want to be sure the meal turns out perfectly and your guests stay entertained — at least until […]


Create the Ultimate Halloween Backyard

Halloween is almost upon us, which means it’s time to start planning some fun-filled activities for your kids. One unique option is to transform your backyard into a spooky environment that’s the perfect setting for a Halloween-themed party. Here are a few simple project ideas you and your kids can work on together to create […]

Mosquito Treatment vs Mosquito Traps

Mosquito Spray Treatment vs. Mosquito Traps

If you want to enjoy the great outdoors, you may soon realize there are some not-so-great parts about heading out into the big, wide world. Whether you’re trying to grill outside, relax in a hammock or take a (literal) hike, you just might find that annoying, whining buzz following you. There are about 176 species […]

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