Mosquito, Tick, and Fleas

Protecting Against Zika Virus

By | 2017-08-29T23:34:05+00:00 April 1st, 2016|Mosquito, Tick, and Fleas|

The Centers for Disease Control has been warning Americans to be vigilant about mosquitoes after the recent Zika virus outbreak. As warmer and rainier months approach, it is important to be prepared. What Is Zika Virus? This virus was discovered in 1947. Some common symptoms include fever, joint pain, rash, and red eyes. Symptoms are

Tick Control: Protection from Lyme Disease and More

By | 2017-08-30T01:15:35+00:00 July 20th, 2015|Mosquito, Tick, and Fleas|

Ticks in the United States are responsible for transmitting at least 11 different major diseases, including Lyme Disease, to humans. While generally not fatal to humans or pets, tick-borne diseases can cause aches and pains, chills and, in extreme cases, paralysis. Some landscaping tricks can help reduce the threat of ticks and other biting insects

How to Make Your Backyard a Mosquito-free Oasis

By | 2017-08-29T08:58:40+00:00 May 13th, 2015|Mosquito, Tick, and Fleas|

Backyard Mosquito Control: How to Make Your Backyard a Mosquito-free Oasis As summer approaches, it's time to get the backyard ready for outdoor activities. Mosquito-borne diseases, including West Nile virus, pose a serious risk to your family's health, making mosquito control essential for enjoying backyard summertime fun. While there is no way to completely eliminate

Avoiding Diseases From Ticks

By | 2017-08-29T08:53:11+00:00 September 12th, 2014|Mosquito, Tick, and Fleas|

Pests are a part of life, but people still have to be proactive about avoiding the harm that insects can cause. Ticks are able to cause some serious diseases that may affect a person permanently, so it is important to be diligent about avoiding ticks. Dangers of Tick Bites There are many diseases that ticks

Mosquitoes – Nature’s Deadliest Pest

By | 2017-08-29T22:13:13+00:00 August 8th, 2014|Mosquito, Tick, and Fleas|

Mosquitoes are more than just pesky insects that everyone deals with every summer. Actually, they can transmit a number of dangerous diseases, some of which are deadly. Even outside of tropical environments, the following diseases are all contracted through mosquito bites. •Chikungunya – Typical symptoms of chikungunya begin as fever and joint pain, but people can

Flea Control in the Washington D.C. Area

By | 2017-08-29T15:05:51+00:00 July 23rd, 2013|Mosquito, Tick, and Fleas|

Fleas are disgusting and annoying and even have the potential to be dangerous to those who are hypersensitive to their bites. Once they infest an area, they can cause misery and health problems and be challenging to remove. The first step to addressing your flea infestation is understanding more about these pests. Animals, usually dogs

Mosquito Control

By | 2017-08-29T22:10:12+00:00 May 20th, 2013|Mosquito, Tick, and Fleas|

Once the cold winter is finally over, most Washington, D.C. residents are ready to get some fresh air. Unfortunately, the warm weather also draws out hordes of hungry mosquitoes. Find out more about these troublesome insects to make sure they don't ruin your time outdoors. Health Risks Associated With Mosquitoes Mosquitoes may be small, but they