Archive for Mosquitos

Have a bat problem? Call The Shield!

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Bats can become a problem once they’re in your home. Sixteen species of bats can be found right here in Alabama, and many are year-round residents. Learn the signs of a bat infestation and what you can do to get these creepy fliers out of your home…


Post-Storm Mosquitoes Mean Disease and Discomfort

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Though Birmingham managed to escape Hurricane Irma relatively unscathed, the aftermath of such sudden fluctuation in temperature and humidity has proven ideal for one of our world’s oldest perturbances: mosquitoes.

Post-hurricane conditions like stagnant water on the ground or in gutters can serve as a breeding ground for would-be bloodsuckers. And while a mosquito’s bite itself is both unsightly and itchy, the implications of having one of the winged nuisances latching on to your skin can equal a heightened risk for disease. According to the Alabama Department of Public Health, mosquitoes are still notorious carriers of West Nile virus and the Zika virus…


Keeping the Bloodsuckers Away This Summer!

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During this rainy and humid time of year, many of us would simply rather stay inside than spend all summer striving to swat mosquitoes away. The South’s most notorious bloodsucker thrives during the wet, hot summer season—and bites from these winged monsters make our skin welt and itch. Worse still, mosquitoes carry potentially life-threatening diseases like the Zika virus and, quite frankly, they make our kiddos truly miserable. What should be a summer out of school for the kids often ends up being an endless few months spent applying ointment and trying to keep them from scratching their bites—no fun for anyone involved! However, thanks to Alabama Professional Services (APS)—Alabama’s best resource for protecting you and yours from buzzing villains—you can catch a break from the bloodsuckers this summer…
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Article: Spring Brings Bloodsuckers in Alabama. Here’s What You Can Do to Fight Back!

Checkout this article on Alabama Professional Services. This article talks about Mosquitoes in the Spring in Alabama, as well as a scary statistic: It’s estimated that 700,000 people worldwide are killed by mosquitoes each year. Read Full Article

Pre-Emergent Care is a Preemptive Strike Against Weeds and Pests

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Pesky pop-ups of unwanted, unsightly growth that choke out your favorite shrubs and flowering plants. Poisonous spiders. A sleep-spoiling cacophony courtesy of crickets. Creepy centipedes. Stomach-turning roaches. They say the best defense is a good offense—and when it comes to combating the threat of weeds and pests, NOW is the time to take action to protect your home from not only the downright unattractive, but also the truly dangerous… Read Entire Article