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Amazing Flea and Tick Facts

Once fleas enter your home, you’ll have a difficult time getting rid of them. And when they take up residence in your pet’s fur, your poor furry friend will suffer. Ticks are nothing to be trifled with, either. Carrying harmful diseases to both animals and humans, ticks should be avoided at all costs.

But avoiding fleas and ticks is only possible if you know about these parasites. When you know their behaviors, breeding patterns, and more, you can take the right measures to prevent you or your pets from picking up these unwanted tagalongs.
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A Look at 7 Common Mosquito Myths

Mosquitoes kill more people than any other animal, which means it’s crucial that you take the time to understand this common enemy of humanity. If you can separate the facts from fiction, you can better protect yourself and your family from potentially deadly mosquito-transmitted diseases.

Learn more about common myths about mosquitoes by following the link below

https://www.barefootmosquito.com/7-common-mosquito-myths-not-fall/
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Why Is Pest Control in Austin So Important?

Many people don’t think about pest control until they’re staring eye to eye with a spider, cockroach, rodent, or other sneaky pest in their home. Naturally, you want the intruder gone (immediately!), and this may prompt you to take action with a pest control company. But it’s important to know that pest control is crucial at any time -- whether you see the little buggers or not.

Pests can wreak havoc on every aspect of your life, and it often happens quietly since many insects and rodents can live in your home undetected for quite a long time. Pest control is crucial in controlling the comfort of your home, protecting your family members from diseases, saving money, and maintaining the value of your home. In fact, pest control actually increases the standard of living for everyone because it eliminates harmful problems from occurring. Read on to learn exactly how pest control benefits you.
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7 Common Mosquito Myths You Shouldn't Fall For

When most of us think about mosquitoes, we shudder about the annoying itch we receive after a bite. But we should be shuddering for a different reason. As bothersome as a mosquito bite is, it’s nothing compared to the devastating impacts mosquitoes have on planet Earth. Killing more than 700,000 people each year, mosquitoes are the deadliest animals in the world.

Understanding the myths and truths of mosquitoes and their behaviors is not just good trivia; it’s essential in protecting yourself and your family from the harmful diseases mosquitoes carry. For example, one common myth is that citronella candles are a great way to keep mosquitoes away from your barbecue. However, this is one of the least-effective measures you can take. Learn these seven common myths about when mosquitoes bite, who they bite, the diseases they carry, and more so you can be adequately protected. Educate yourself to protect yourself.
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How to Get Rid of Fleas Naturally

Fleas are more than a nuisance. In addition to their itchy bite, they can also transmit diseases to your beloved pets. And because fleas multiply so rapidly, getting rid of them can be dreadfully hard, exhausting, and frustrating. It’s better to just prevent fleas from entering your home or bothering your pets in the first place.

Despite your best efforts, if you still have a flea problem, you’re not alone. Flea infestations are actually a very common problem and a difficult problem to resolve unless you know what you’re doing.

Fortunately, there are plenty of things you can do to eliminate fleas from your home. From the right comb to special home remedies, you can help control fleas and keep them off your property. Read on for the best ways to get rid of fleas.
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Do You Know Where Mosquitoes Actually Live?

Mosquitoes are found on every continent in the world, except Antarctica. Unless you happen to live in Antarctica, this means you encounter mosquitoes to some degree around your home and neighborhood. And while certain climates are more friendly to mosquitoes, the little blood suckers can be found anywhere animals and humans live - including your backyard. And while it may seem that they disappear in the winter, they actually don’t!

Fortunately, you can do several things to increase the likelihood of mosquitoes skipping your property in favor of a more hospitable home down the street. The first step in ridding your home of mosquitoes is to understand what they’re attracted to and where they live.

Once you know their habits and living arrangements, you can work to eliminate from your home those environments they find irresistible. Read on to learn the most favored spots of mosquitoes, and practical steps you can take to remove these spots from your home.


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A Look at The Different Types of Mosquitoes in Austin & Worldwide

If you’ve seen one mosquito, you’ve seen them all. Right? Not necessarily. Scientists have confirmed that there are approximately 200 species of mosquito living in North America. With 3,000 species worldwide (and counting!), that’s an awful lot to keep up with. Scientists are still trying to study and classify all mosquitoes species, but there are primarily four common ones here in the United States to worry about. Read on to learn more about the house mosquito (culex), the Southern house mosquito (Culex Quinquefasciatus Or Culex Fatigans), the yellow fever mosquito (Aedes Aegypti), and the Asian tiger mosquito. And most importantly, learn how to keep mosquitoes away from your home — no matter the species.
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Austin, TX - Flea, Tick, and Chigger Control Service

Flea and tick medications are a great defense for your beloved pet, but they often aren’t enough. It’s important to set up a defense against fleas, ticks, and chiggers at your home. When you add our flea, tick, and chigger service to your Barefoot Mosquito Control System service, you can enjoy the peace of mind that your pets will be living in a nice environment that is free of fleas, ticks, and chiggers.

Read on to learn how to spot a flea or tick infestation, and what to do to prevent an infestation from ever taking shape on your property. Protect your pets and your home by being informed and prepared.
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The Best Austin Mosquito Control Service

Your yard belongs to you — not the pesky mosquitoes who have overtaken it. You deserve to get outside and enjoy your space. Get the peace of mind you need so you can fully enjoy your yard by using the Barefoot Mosquito Control System. We take a complete approach to eradicating mosquitoes from your yard, taking all four mosquito life stages into account when we treat your property. This means we get to the root of why mosquitoes are coming to your property in the first place and how to eliminate them in your unique situation.

Our system is effective and surprisingly affordable. In fact, our formula is over 99% natural. Not only will your kids and pets get to enjoy a mosquito-free yard for playing, you won’t have to worry about dangerous chemicals hurting their systems. Read on to learn more.
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Did you know you can repel mosquitoes by the foods you eat?

Should you have a beer or a soda at your next barbecue? If you want to avoid mosquito bites, your choice is important. Scientific studies have shown that one of these beverages will likely bring mosquitoes your way. Do you know which one?

Nobody wants to deal with mosquitoes. Not only is their bite itchy, but mosquitoes can also transfer dangerous, and even deadly, diseases. But the fact is, if we want to enjoy the outdoors, we’re going to have to share space with these troublesome bugs. Arm yourself with some repellent, and try to use these six foods to aid in keeping mosquitoes away. Plus, learn the four foods you should avoid if you don’t want to attract mosquitoes.
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