Where Mosquitoes are Common in Austin

Austin's climate makes the perfect breeding spot for mosquitoes. These blood-sucking insects thrive in warm, humid areas where they can multiply and feed on people and animals. They're found throughout residential, commercial, recreational and industrial landscapes in both rural and urban areas. Mosquitoes don't pop up out of thin air; in fact, they're in the most common places in a yard. 4 Places Where Mosquitoes are Found Bodies of Water Lakes, ponds and streams attract female mosquitoes. They lay their eggs in water, requiring only an inch for the eggs to survive. Once the eggs hatch, they remain in the water...
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Where Do Mosquitoes Go in the Winter?

Mosquitoes are a well-known summertime pest, often showing up to ruin outdoor get-togethers and camping trips. However, just because mosquitoes are less active during the winter months doesn't mean that they disappear. By understanding the life cycle of a mosquito, you can take steps to protect your home from the these irritating blood-suckers when the weather warms again.  Mosquito Life Cycle Mosquitoes lay their eggs in the fall in areas of stagnant water. These eggs work their way into the soil and lay dormant until spring, when they begin to hatch. Warm, damp weather encourages mosquito larvae to emerge form the...
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Happy Holidays from MosquitoNix

 Have you remembered to plan for pest control during the holiday season? Pests such as mosquitoes are a particularly common problem during outdoor gatherings such as backyard BBQs. At MosquitoNix, we know you want to provide the most comfortable surroundings for all of your Labor Day BBQ guests. Fighting off swarming mosquitoes is not the best way to begin your holiday celebrations. The following information will provide you with some practical tips you can use to help control the number of mosquitoes in attendance at your holiday gatherings.  What's the Big Concern with Mosquitoes?  Many people don't consider mosquitoes to be...
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Tips To Have A Mosquito-Free Labor Day Cookout

Declare right now that your Labor Day cookout is going to be perfect. Instead of standing idly by and putting up with mosquitoes, consider using the following tips to reclaim your deck and backyard. Make Yourself Less Attractive To prevent an invasion, you have to understand what captures the attention of mosquitoes. Anything with a strong scent can be an allurement. If you like to cover your body with sweet-smelling perfume or cologne, it may be in your best interest to wear an unscented lotion. Also, it would be best if you put on light-colored clothing; mosquitoes are really fond of...
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The Deadliest Creature in the World

When you think about the world's deadliest creatures, you might picture one of the big cats or even something that lives deep in the ocean. What you probably don't picture is the tiny mosquito. However, officials now believe that the mosquito is probably one of the most dangerous and deadly creatures in existence. It is estimated that mosquitoes kill as many 725,000 people annually. What can you do to protect yourself from these tiny but potentially harmful insects? Read below to learn some helpful tips to keep your mosquito population under control.  Facts about Mosquitoes Mosquitoes are some of the most...
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