WHAT YOU DON’T KNOW COULD HURT YOU!
What’s the biggest difference between mosquitoes and ticks? They both carry diseases that can be lethal. They both bite humans and pets. They both love warm weather. There are many similarities but the biggest difference is how they bite. Mosquitoes are gulpers. They take their meal as fast as they can; then they are off to the next meal. Ticks linger at the party. They drink their blood meal more slowly.
Homeowners often think of Mosquito Squad as the company that provides yard spray for mosquito protection, and we do. But protection from mosquitoes requires working together with you playing a key role in that protection. Water, agua, the nector of the Gods, the mosquito breeding pools! Water is the life saving source. Without water; every man, woman, and child would disappear. Without water, plants would wither and die. Without water, life on this planet would end.
When Chikungunya first appeared on the Reunion Islands near India, 266,000 of the island’s 770,000 were soon infected according to a recent article by The Daily Beast. It is now in the Western Hemisphere. Chikunguya first appeared here in December 2013 on the Caribbean island of St. Martin and within a few months spread to over 300 people.