Archive for March, 2013

Enemy Sighted: Get to Know a Mosquito

There are 3 major types of mosquitos when classified to their breeding areas or places. Through this classification, the diseases they are known to carry and transmit are also known. Prevention from the harmful mosquito bites and the spread of such diseases is easily practiced once you know where these mosquitos lay their eggs.

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How to Make your Own Mosquito Zapper

The mosquito zapper is an insect control system wherein bugs that are attracted to light are electrocuted. You do not have to purchase this effective device since you can make one at home. The steps are easy.

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Natural Repellents Against Mosquitoes

There are plenty of commercial mosquito repellent in the market but not all of them are safe to use. Some chemicals can be toxic and cause more harm than good to a person’s health. However, nature has provided us with plants that can naturally repel mosquitoes. Discovering what these plants are should help make us understand their capacity to repel insects.

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New Weapon Against Mosquito Bites

The main goal is to create more effective means of protecting humans from the diseases that mosquitoes transmit. In certain parts of the worlds, mosquitoes have killed thousands of people and this trend will continue unless innovations are introduced in pest control.

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Malaria: The Lethal Bite

The parasitic malaria affects people to mosquito bites and is asymptomatic inside the body until such time that it makes its move to take over the body. The symptoms that a victim is experiencing are commonly due to the release of toxins inside the body when our defenses, the White Blood Cells, fight against the foreign invader malaria. When left untreated, malaria can kill its victims. Quinine is one of the only drugs that are known to kill the parasites that cause malaria once it has invaded the human body.

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Mosquito Traps Worth a Dollar

The mosquito trap works by sucking in the mosquitoes and trapping them in the mosquito nets and drying them up with the use of breeze which will eventually kill them. Materials used to create the trap are electric fan, mosquito net, card boards or plastic boards and rubber band or elastic bands with metal hooks at the tip to secure and keep everything in place. No chemicals, no worries, cost-efficient only for $1.

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Eliminate Mosquitoes with Electronic Repellents

Summer is the time of the year when most people are having outdoor activities like camping, hiking, and family vacation. This is also the time of the year when mosquitos are in the mood for biting and multiplying. We all know that mosquitos are carriers of deadly diseases and some people are even hypersensitive to mosquito bites that they exhibit allergic response to it. But there is a new way of fighting these harmful bloodsucking insects with the use of an electronic mosquito repellant.

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