Top Places Mosquitoes Breed

Mosquitoes are known to transmit diseases, and their bites can be extremely irritating. To avoid the itching and the potential to fall ill, it is crucial to learn where mosquitoes commonly breed, what attracts them, and the areas of your home where they are often found. Places Mosquitoes Breed Mosquitoes love standing water and need it to reproduce. Here are some top places where mosquitoes breed. Clogged Downspouts. When your home's gutters become blocked with leaves or other debris, it creates a place where water puddles. Mosquitoes will take advantage of the situation and make your downspouts a breeding ground. Empty...
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Are Mosquitoes Attracted To Particular Blood Types?

Many people enjoy spending time outside on warm summer nights, and you have likely encountered your fair share of mosquitoes if you have ever done the same. To get the most from their outdoor events, people are always searching for a way to repel these insects so that they can avoid the itchy bites. In the quest for answers, some individuals have asked whether or not mosquitoes are attracted to certain blood types. If that is the case, they also want to know what they can do to combat the problem. Although staying free from bites is not always easy, taking...
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In the Making: A Vaccine for Zika

A new phase of testing has begun for a vaccine to protect people against the Zika virus. As you may have heard, the virus has been responsible for birth defects in babies born to infected mothers across South, Central, and North America. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), a human trial is set to start soon to test the vaccine on 2500 volunteers in the United States, Puerto Rico, Mexico, and Brazil – places where Zika has impacted the population. It is hoped that a vaccine can curb the rate infection, which would then work to decrease the number...
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Protect your Memorial Day BBQ with QuickNix Treatments

Summer is just around the corner. Like many Houston residents, you're probably looking forward to enjoying outdoor gatherings with friends and family. Unfortunately, mosquitoes descend upon the area with the changing of the seasons, and they can put a huge damper on Memorial Day barbecues and other get togethers. Why spend your summer slapping mosquitoes away when QuickNix mosquito treatments by MosquitoNix can eliminate more than 90 percent of these nasty pests from your property? Read on to learn more about our proprietary treatments. Here Come the Mosquitoes Compared with many areas, Houston enjoys pretty nice weather throughout the year. Summertime...
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Is Zika Still an Issue in Houston?

Last year, the World Health Organization announced that the Zika virus had reached epidemic levels and become a global emergency. As a result, many people began upping their mosquito protection and avoiding Zika-infected countries. However, with so much happening in the political world lately, news of the Zika virus has somewhat fallen off the radar. This has caused many people to forget about the virus and assume it isn’t a problem anymore. Unfortunately, this isn’t the case. Zika is still a serious threat in Texas. The Zika Virus: A Danger to Pregnant Women Zika is primarily spread by mosquitoes. It can...
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