How does a freeze impact Mosquitoes?

It is a myth that mosquitoes are affected by freezing temperatures! They are not impacted in their entirety. With a subtropical climate, our environment mimics the tropics, creating habitats supportive of some species of mosquitoes that co-exist with us throughout the entire year. As hard freezes arrive in South Louisiana, mosquitoes are less prevalent [...]

2018-01-15T08:57:04+00:00 January 15th, 2018|Bugs, Mosquitos, Pests|

Are You Inviting Pests To Thanksgiving Dinner?

Who are you inviting to Thanksgiving Dinner? You’re most likely inviting family members and close friends over for a Thanksgiving feast. You’ll probably serve a beautifully roasted turkey, a sweet potato casserole, oyster dressing, roasted vegetables, a delicious salad, crunchy French bread, and an array of fabulous desserts. What you do not realize is [...]

2017-11-08T10:32:52+00:00 November 8th, 2017|Ants, Mosquitos, Pests, Rats, Roach|

What Attracts Bugs?

What Attracts Bugs ... the Anti-Bug To-Do List? Bugs are pretty low-maintenance when it comes to their needs. Basically, they need food, shelter and water. If you find that bugs are attracted to your home or yard, it most likely means that you are providing easy access to one or all of these needs. In [...]

2017-11-07T10:05:37+00:00 November 7th, 2017|Bugs, flies, Mosquitos, Pests, Roach|

Where Do Mosquitoes Come From?

WHERE DO MOSQUITOES COME FROM? Mosquitoes are jokingly referred to as the State Bird of Louisiana. However, they are not exclusive to our state. Mosquitoes are found all over the world, with the exception of Antarctica. They favor warmer, more humid climates and live closest to open bodies of water. Overall, there are approximately 2700 [...]

2017-07-31T11:17:04+00:00 July 31st, 2017|Mosquitos, Pests|

Where Do Mosquitoes Strike?

Where Do Mosquitoes Strike? Pool Party You’ve planned a beautiful pool party with a classic picnic lunch. Everyone is enjoying the glorious sunshine and the absence of thunderstorms. You packed the perfect picnic lunch with lots of delicious items to eat. All is well relaxing by the poolside or splash in the cooling water of [...]

2017-07-10T07:25:43+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Mosquitos, Pests|

Mosquitoes, Ants And Cockroaches…Oh My!

MOSQUITOES, ANTS, AND COCKROACHES… O MY! During torrential rains, insects take refuge in your home. These unwanted house guests take up residence in your home because they need a dry, comfortable habitat just like we do. Like any other unwanted house guest, they can be difficult to get rid of, and that's a job for [...]

2017-07-05T12:44:24+00:00 July 5th, 2017|Ants, fleas, Mosquitos, Pests, Roach, Spider, Ticks|

Golf & Mosquitoes

Your golf ball is placed, your stance is set, your club is ready.....and then a mosquito messes up your perfect swing. Mosquitoes are a part of a golfer's life. Whether they are swarming around a group of golfers finishing a round at dusk or a stand of spectators at a PGA Tour event, mosquitoes have presented [...]

2017-04-07T15:15:15+00:00 April 7th, 2017|Mosquitos, Pests, Terminix|

Are These Bugs Skeeter Eaters?

They have hit the New Orleans Metropolitan Area in swarms. They are big, maybe a little scary, and they look like over sized mosquitoes. They go by many names Daddy-long Legs, Gully Nippers, Golly Wopper, Mosquito Hawks.....So, what exactly are they and Are These bugs Skeeter Eaters? They Are Crane Flies or Tipulidae These bugs [...]

2017-03-02T21:47:59+00:00 February 20th, 2017|Mosquitos, Pests|

Mosquitoes during the Winter

Do Mosquitoes disappear during the winter? In Louisiana, we are always happy when that first cold spell comes through, reducing the humidity and heat. One of the benefits of the cold is that the mosquitos seem to disappear. But, should we still be aware and cautious of Mosquitoes during the Winter? Unfortunately, mosquitos do not disappear [...]

2017-07-03T16:47:06+00:00 February 9th, 2017|Mosquitos, Pests, Terminix|

Protect Against the Zika Virus

Protect Against the Zika Virus There are many According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Zika virus disease (Zika) is a disease caused by the Zika virus, which is spread to people primarily through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito. But, there are a variety of symptoms but the [...]

2017-03-02T21:48:00+00:00 May 16th, 2016|Mosquitos, Pests|