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Are Mosquitoes Attracted to Light? And How Different Lights Affect Them

Are mosquitoes attracted to light

As evening approaches and the air cools, the unwelcome hum of mosquitoes becomes all too apparent. Their behavior – specifically mosquitoes’ seeming attraction to light, often baffles many.  This article explores the question: “Are mosquitoes attracted to light?” We’ll uncover the science behind this phenomenon, investigate the type of lights mosquitoes find irresistible, and provide […]

Is Tea Tree Oil Good For Mosquito Bites?

Tea Tree Oil Mosquito Repellant

Ah, the long-awaited Summer is finally here, but so are the mosquitoes… Along with the arrival of these pesky insects come their unwelcome & itchy bites. Fortunately, Mother Nature has provided a potent antidote — tea tree oil!  In this blog post, we’ll delve into the world of tea tree oil, unravel its remarkable properties, […]

Does Chlorine Kill Mosquitoes? Chlorine Pools and Mosquito Control

Does chlorine kills mosquitoes

One of the common misconceptions concerning chlorine and mosquitoes is that the former instantly kills the latter. This oversimplified notion can lead homeowners to think their swimming pools are mosquito-free zones, yet they often find themselves fighting off these winged pests.  To clear up this misunderstanding, we’ll delve deep into the impact of chlorine on […]

Plants that Repel Mosquitoes in Florida

Plants that Repel Mosquitoes in Florida

Florida’s hot and humid climate provides the perfect breeding ground for mosquitoes. However, nature offers a solution to this problem: mosquito-repellant plants! There are certain plants proven to repel mosquitoes in Florida that have a hardiness worthy of such sunny environments.  We also have a great guide on plants that repel ticks and fleas. Why […]

Why Mosquitoes Like Water: What You Should Know

Why mosquitoes like water

Mosquitoes are the bane of human existence when it comes to itchy bites and transmitting deadly diseases. They are found all over North America and are a significant concern for public health.  One thing that makes mosquitoes particularly challenging to control is their affinity for water. In this article, we will explore why mosquitoes like […]