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Mosquito Prevention & Three “D’s” of Mosquito control

Your best bet: Eliminate breeding grounds. You may not know that the mosquito is the most deadly animal in the world. Mosquito bites result in the deaths of more than 1 million people every year.  The World Health Organization estimates that between 300 and 500 million cases of malaria occur each year and a child dies from malaria every 30 seconds. Other Mosquito-borne diseases include West Nile … Continue reading Mosquito Prevention & Three “D’s” of Mosquito control

Just the Facts: Pigeons

Have you ever heard someone call pigeons; “rats with wings”? Truth is, Pigeon is a French word that derives from the Latin pipio, for a “peeping” chick. Only a few birds have been associated with humans so closely as the common city pigeon. It has been domesticated and taken around the world, raised for food, trained for homing, racing, and carrying messages, and used in research. Originally native … Continue reading Just the Facts: Pigeons

5 Types of Insect Repellent to Skip

Not all mosquito and tick repellents are created equal. Here’s a list of products that aren’t supported by evidence. Adapted from Consumer Reports.com According to a recent study by scientists at New Mexico State University, the number of repellent products available on Amazon has nearly doubled (from 13,000 products to around 25,000) in recent years. This sheer number of options presents consumers with a double-edged sword: … Continue reading 5 Types of Insect Repellent to Skip

Bird Spikes & Bird Spike Accessories

Stainless Steel Bird Spikes Nixalite Bird Spikes are the highest quality and most successful bird barrier spikes on the market. Nixalite invented and patented the world’s first bird spike in the Fifties. Today we offer 8 different bird spike models to meet all budgets, infestation levels and bird types including sparrows, pigeons and seagulls. All our stainless steel bird spike models are proudly made in the … Continue reading Bird Spikes & Bird Spike Accessories