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  • Pest Control Tips
on January 31, 2019

What Exactly Is a No-See-Um?

Did you see that little bug?  If it was a no-see-um, probably not. What is a no see um? They’re small, blood-sucking gnats just barely visible to the naked eye. They’re actually from a family of biting flies. But unlike their much bigger cousin, you can’t see no-see-ums. You may not be able to see […]

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  • Mosquito Control
on January 23, 2019

How to Prevent Mosquito-Borne Illnesses on Your Property

It’s a known fact: mosquitos can spread illnesses – some, much more serious than others. Worldwide, there are over 20 mosquito-borne illnesses, making mosquitos the world’s deadliest animal. It’s estimated that over one million people around the world die each year from mosquito illnesses. Fortunately, we don’t have as many of those mosquito-borne illnesses here […]

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  • Mosquito Control
on January 17, 2019

Mosquito 101: Everything You Need to Know About Your Yard’s Worst Enemy

There’s no questioning that mosquitoes are a nuisance when it comes to enjoying the outdoors. They bite, you itch, and sometimes they’ll even carry a disease that makes you sick. Whether outside enjoying your weekend with the family or planning a big event, you don’t want these biting insects around. But, where do they come […]

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  • Pest Control Tips
on January 10, 2019

The Best Ways to Maximize Your Outdoor Spaces

Living in South Florida means spending an awful lot of time outdoors. After all, it’s one of the best perks about life in the Sunshine State! But sometimes our outdoor spaces aren’t all they could – or should be. If you are looking for some design inspiration, or maybe just some clever ideas to make […]

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  • Mosquito Control
on January 9, 2019

How Long Do Mosquito Misting Systems Take to Eliminate Mosquitoes

Mosquitos, no-see-ums, and other biting insects – when you’re living in Florida, it’s a given that you’ve encountered all variety of bugs while outside. Being bitten by these insects is never pleasant, which is why many look for ways to get rid of these pests for good. While we primarily utilize repellents at SWAT Mosquito […]

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  • Mosquito Control
  • Pest Control Tips
on January 4, 2019

Should You Consider DIY Insect Control

Insects, like mosquitos and no-see-ums, can seriously ruin your outdoor spaces, making it nearly impossible to enjoy your backyard. Fortunately, there are plenty of products available in stores to solve these problems.  So, if you are facing issues with biting insects, should you consider DIY insect control? DIY May Not Get You the Best Results […]

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  • Mosquito Control
on December 26, 2018

The South Floridian’s Guide to Building a New Home

Living in Florida – especially South Florida – is something almost everyone who doesn’t live here dreams about. But if you live here you know full well the problems we have with mosquitos and no-see-ums in our outdoor spaces.  Here’s SWAT Mosquito Systems’ handy South Floridian’s guide to building a new home – including mosquito […]

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  • Mosquito Control
on December 20, 2018

Five Common Mosquito Myths

There’s no questioning that mosquitos are dangerous insects. When it comes to outdoor entertainment, it sometimes seems like there’s no escaping from their bite. In fact, they are so prevalent, especially in South Florida, that it can become difficult to separate mosquito myth from reality. Today, let’s look at five common myths about mosquitos. All […]

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  • Mosquito Control
on December 14, 2018

West Nile and Zika: Is the Threat Over?

For most of the United States, peak mosquito season is over for now, but in South Florida, mosquito season never really ends. This is why you need to be prepared and stay vigilante year-round. The threat of mosquitos and no-see-ums is always there, along with the risk of getting infected by a disease-carrying mosquito. Here […]