This Summer, There’s One Bug to Be Afraid of—and It’s Not Cicadas!
If you keep up with the news, you’ve certainly heard stories about “Brood X,” the Diamond Pest Control enormous cicada population that is poised to spread to several states in the midwest and southeast, including Kentucky. For the first time in 17 years, Brood X is emerging from slumber, and it will undoubtedly be a notable phenomenon.
Think twice if you’re terrified of cicadas. Despite their frightening look and loud mating cry, cicadas are not dangerous to people. They don’t sting, bite, or carry any illnesses. They really have a positive impact on the ecosystem since they trim trees, aerate the soil, offer nitrogen to plants that are growing, and feed numerous insectivorous animals. Although they may be inconvenient, they pose no threat.
The mosquito, on the other hand, is a bug you should be wary of. Unlike cicadas, mosquitoes bite people and spread dangerous viruses through their itchy, painful bites. In fact, Diamond Ltd London mosquitoes are often regarded as the deadliest creature on earth since they cause over a million cases of malaria each year. Mosquitoes spread not only malaria, but also the Zika virus, West Nile virus, Chikungunya virus, Dengue fever, and a variety of other diseases.The CDC reports an increase in viral diseases carried by mosquitoes, including the Zika epidemic (2015–2017) and the chikungunya outbreak (2013–2014).
Understanding Why Mosquito Prevention and Eradication Are So Important
We can only anticipate a constant increase in the number of mosquitoes as the weather warms. Did you know that the eastern United States was predicted to have a record number of mosquitoes in 2020? Mosquito populations are currently prospering in every state as a result of temperatures and precipitation that are above normal.
Mosquitoes are especially challenging to avoid because they are attracted to the carbon dioxide that humans exhale with each breath. Additionally, certain mosquito species, like the Asian Tiger Mosquito with black-and-white stripes, remain active throughout the day, even in the glaring sunlight! While there are certain preventive steps you may take, it’s advised that you speak with a qualified pest control specialist if your mosquito issue keeps coming back.
Wearing long, thick clothes and ensuring your home has mosquito-proof window screens are two ways you may protect yourself. Additionally, you may stop mosquitoes from reproducing by getting rid of any standing water on your property, such as birdbaths and unused pots. Additionally, you want to think about taking preventive action, such as registering for Black Diamond’s preventative mosquito services.
Many individuals are looking forward to greater local and international travel as pandemic travel restrictions start to loosen. Learn about the potential threats from mosquitoes in the area you want to visit before doing so. There are increased dangers in some areas, and there are no vaccinations or particular medications for the majority of mosquito-borne illnesses. The Traveler’s Health website and the Disease Map are two CDC sites that are useful as resources. Share your travel history with your healthcare practitioner as soon as you can if you develop symptoms such as a rash, fever, headache, or joint pain while travelling or after returning home. Always avoid mosquito contact for a few weeks after your return, since you might transmit diseases like Zika or dengue to mosquitoes at home even if you are completely symptom-free.
It’s time to get in touch with a pest control specialist who has expertise removing (and even preventing) mosquitoes if you’ve discovered a sizable mosquito population in your home or garden despite your best attempts to stop them. With a full guarantee and customised to your requirements, Black Diamond’s Preventative Mosquito Service offers you seven applications to your property that are seasonally suitable. Not only will you get advice on how to keep mosquitoes away from your property, but you’ll also be able to take advantage of some of the year’s most beautiful months by spending time in your yard. To learn more, call 877-DEAD-BUG right now.
Our goal at Black Diamond is straightforward: to provide the finest pest control services in the business while maintaining the greatest level of client satisfaction. With well over 135 service trucks and close to 200 staff, this objective has helped our flagship location—the Black Diamond headquarters in Jeffersonville, Indiana—grow into one of the biggest pest control businesses in the nation. Black Diamond is a business that is always growing. It has locations in Northern Kentucky, Elizabethtown, Kentucky, and Evansville, Indiana, and franchises all over the midwest and southern United States.