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Tips To Keep The Mosquitoes At Bay

By: Sprinkler Magician, On: May 26, 2016

Spring is here and summer is rapidly approaching. Memorial Day marks the beginning of the outdoor entertaining season. That means long hot days and nights and more pesky mosquitoes. We’ll give you the tips you need to keep those mosquitoes at bay. Some people are more prone to mosquito bites than others. Women who are pregnant or people with Type O blood are a favorite amongst mosquitoes. Actually, 85% of mosquitoes attraction has to do … continue reading.

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Mosquitoes are Making News

By: Sprinkler Magician, On: January 22, 2016

Zika Virus has been making quite a few headlines recently and with good reason. There have been over 1.5 million cases reported in Brazil. Zika Virus has been linked to microcephaly, a condition that causes severe birth defects. In Brazil over 3,500 microcephaly cases have been found. Although it hasn't been proven that Zika Virus causes microcephaly, the numbers of infant deaths and deformities has spiked since Zika was found in Brazil last May. The … continue reading.

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Do Mosquitoes Bite Dogs?

By: Sprinkler Magician, On: January 22, 2016

Mosquitoes are annoying pests that can spread disease to humans, but do mosquitoes bite dogs, too?  The short answer is yes! Mosquito bites can be harmful to our furry friends, and it's important to take the necessary precautions to protect them. Here's everything you need to know about dogs and mosquito bites.  Do Mosquitoes Bite Dogs? Yes, dogs can be bitten by mosquitoes just like humans. Similar to how mosquito bites affect people, dogs can … continue reading.

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10 Ways to Stop a Mosquito Bite from Itching

By: Sprinkler Magician, On: January 22, 2016

Mosquito Bites. We avoid them at all costs but when they do happen they itch…and itch…and itch until you just can’t take it anymore! Luckily, there are some home remedies that can help stop your mosquito bite from itching.  Why Does a Mosquito Bite Itch?  When a mosquito bites you, your body sees the mosquito's saliva as an intruder it needs to defend against. This triggers your immune system to respond, which sends histamines to … continue reading.

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Don’t wait until you get bitten!

By: Sprinkler Magician, On: November 30, 2015

In most parts of the country the mosquito season is here. Here are a few basic tips to get rid of those pesky and sometimes dangerous little critters; Reduce breeding areas by eliminating standing water.  Mosquitoes need only a few days and a few ounces of water to breed, for example: flower pot trays, bird baths, kid's pools and old tires, broken or clogged rain gutters, leaky air conditioners or outdoor faucets, boats, street gutters, … continue reading.

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What is Pyrethrin?

By: Sprinkler Magician, On: November 30, 2015

Finding the right insecticide for your home isn't easy. With so many options to choose from, it’s important to know what kind of product you're dealing with and whether or not it's safe.  All insecticides are either organic or synthetic mixtures made to prevent or kill unwanted pests, but they aren't all created equal.  There are three different types of insecticides, including: Systemic insecticides- this type of insecticide, effectively reaches every part of the plant … continue reading.

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