What You Need to Know About The Zika Virus

Zika virus is a mosquito-borne disease transmitted by daytime-active mosquitoes known as Aedes mosquitoes. The name “Zika” was borrowed from the location where the virus was first isolated, that is Zika Forest, Uganda in the year 1947. The virus is related to West Nile, dengue, Japanese encephalitis, and yellow fever viruses – all of which are mosquito-borne. (Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zika_virus) Symptoms associated with the Zika Virus Before the current outbreak, Zika virus was not considered a […]

Seasonal Pest Control – when to act

As we are nearing the midway point of Summer, the cooler months are just around the corner, it’s a good time to start assessing the pests you might be up against in the cooler months. Rats and mice are likely to become a problem as they seek shelter from the cold and easy access to food. By being proactive and installing deterrents now rather than reacting when you have a problem, you will save yourself […]