Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Encephalitis linked to Chikungunya

We posted a few articles this past summer on Chikungunya, a mosquito-borne disease that can cause debilitating joint pain. We had several cases in the greater Lake Gaston area this past summer!

It seems they have now linked it to encephalitis (brain infection) which can cause death.  Check out this article to learn a little more.

http://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2015/12/01/458003755/chikungunya-a-mosquito-borne-virus-might-be-scarier-than-we-thought


Thursday, June 11, 2015

Are you able to enjoy your outdoor living spaces?

If the answer is "NO" then take a moment to watch this video - there are several tips to removing problem spots in your yard that harbor mosquitoes.  We are available and can offer same week service appointments - don't go another day with terrible bites and itchy spots!  Most importantly - protect your family and pets from the devastating diseases that mosquitoes can cause such as West Nile!  Check out our Google Plus page for more information as well!


Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Chikungunya - coming to a town near you!

There is yet another threat from mosquitoes making its way around the United States.  You have probably seen some stories in the news about this devastating disease - check out this article on this strange sounding threat we face.  Help to protect your family from this and other mosquito and tick borne diseases by calling us today! Take back your yard and bite back!  434 636 2250


Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Tick populations exploding in our area!


Do you realize how many diseases can be transmitted by the tick?  This tiny parasite can inflict so much damage!  Educate yourself on how to eliminate this threat from your yard - for both your family and your pets!

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

What type of mosquito is that biting you??

Probably the Asian Tiger mosquito!  Check out this informative article on the likely places you can find this mosquito and how to get rid of them! HINT: the article recommends the methods we use!!  Call us today to get on the schedule and take back your yard!!



https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/news/Alerts/MosquitoAwarenessWeek/index.htm

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever in Children

Now that we finally have some nice weather to enjoy - we have to think about protecting ourselves from pests such as mosquitoes and ticks. I saw this article this morning on Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever in children - scary. According to the article the largest percentage of cases come from our geographic area! Our services can decrease your tick population significantly - call us today to discuss your options. 434 636 2250




Wednesday, March 25, 2015

No Bugs. No Bites. No Kidding. Finally! Lake Gaston has a solution for mosquitoes, ticks and spiders!


The owners of Renew Crew of Lake Country have added Mosquito Squad to their family of companies.  Keith and Kim Quinn have owned and operated Renew Crew (formerly Wood Re New) for the last nine years in beautiful Lake Gaston and have heard from their customers how difficult it is to enjoy the outdoors with all the bites, bugs and spiders invading their outdoor living spaces.  Thankfully, there is now a solution!  Mosquito Squad uses an All-Natural formula at the dock and along the shoreline to help control and eliminate spiders as well as mosquitoes.  The formula, made up of essential oils, will eliminate pests on contact and continue to repel them for 14 days. Imagine enjoying a nice evening at your dock without spider webs attacking you!  For your outdoor living spaces around the house and yard, their traditional barrier spray will eliminate mosquitoes and ticks on contact and continue to work for 21 days.  They also offer special flea and tick treatments for the safety of your pets.  For optimum protection, season long control is highly recommended, which is typically April through October.

Check us out on Facebook or Google Plus!!  Looking forward to a bug free summer!