Are mosquitoes attracted to particular blood types?

As soon as the weather gets warm and humid, the insects come out in full force. As a homeowner living in Alabama, you are probably all too familiar with how quickly your yard can become overrun with pests. When summer comes around, it can seem like every mosquito in the area does too. If you or someone in your family is the type of person who ends up being a mosquito buffet every year, you might be wondering if the mosquitoes are attracted to you for a particular reason. As it turns out, you just might be right. Mosquitoes Are Picky...
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What You Should Know about Zika: The Symptoms

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Protect your Memorial Day BBQ with QuickNix Treatments

With Memorial Day right around the corner, you're probably already eager anticipating outdoor gatherings with loved ones. If you live in Alabama, however, you know how easily those events can be ruined by mosquitoes. Unfortunately, the state's warm, moist summer weather is a downright haven for these nasty biting insects. On the plus side, however, you don't have to put up with it. MosquitoNix is here to help. Our proprietary QuickNix mosquito treatment program reduces mosquito populations by more than 90 percent, so you can focus on outdoor fun instead of fighting off mosquitoes. Mosquitoes Flock to Alabama During the Summer...
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Is Zika Still an Issue in Alabama?

The summer of 2016 brought the first confirmed case of locally transmitted Zika virus in the United States. By year’s end, over 200 locally transmitted cases had been documented, with another 4,700 travel-related cases. Of the local transmissions, 213 were in Florida, with an additional three in Texas and three in the U.S. Virgin Islands. “So,” you ask, “what does that mean for Southern states like Alabama this year?” What We Know Since Zika’s landfall in the United States, researchers have stepped up efforts to understand exactly how Zika spreads—not only from mosquitoes to humans but also from mosquitoes to their...
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When's the Best Time of Year to Install a Misting System?

Spring is the best time of the year for installing a misting system in Alabama. Mosquitoes are common in this area because of the pleasant, warm temperatures with a relatively high degree of humidity. These pests thrive in such an environment, and it is often too late to deal with the infestation once it begins. Install our misting system at the earliest possible moment in order to prevent a mosquito infestation from ruining the rest of your year. MosquitoNix Misting Systems This is an effective solution for the most persistent mosquito problems, which disproportionately affects people who live near water. This...
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