What Diseases Do Mosquitoes Carry in Florida?

If you’re planning to visit or move to the Fort Myers or Naples area, you may have asked yourself this very important question… “What diseases do mosquitoes carry in Florida?” This is the third of 7 Things YOU Need to Know About Southwest Florida Mosquitoes, a FREE eBook provided by Larue Pest Management, Inc. While many of us are irritated …

Mosquito Control: What You Need to Know in Fort Myers & Naples

Do you live in Fort Myers or Naples? Are you concerned about mosquitoes spreading diseases to your family? Well, you have good reason to be! Viruses like West Nile and Chikungunya are making there way into the US from places like the Bahamas and Caribbean, where outbreaks are spreading quite rapidly. At this point most of the cases are imported …

Landscaping Tip #8 – Mosquito & Noseeum Control for Your Home

If you live in Southwest Florida, you know that mosquito and noseeum control can be frustrating! Have your cookouts been filled with that particular chorus of buzzing and slapping we all know? How many of your evenings outdoors have ended with bites and stings? Sometimes it feels like we’re being eaten alive right here in paradise! And while noseeums are …

Protecting Your Family from Chikungunya Virus – What You Need to Know

The Chikungunya virus has been reported right here in Southwest Florida. There’s been a lot of news about the Chikungunya virus since it was recently reported in our area. That’s because for the most part, mainland America has not been subject to it’s wrath, while in other parts of the world outbreaks are more common. It first started showing up …

Protecting Your Family from West Nile Virus – What You Need to Know

There were 74 cases of West Nile virus in Florida last year, the peak of which were reported in the first week of August. What are you doing to protect your family from mosquitoes this summer? Many Southwest Florida communities are bordered by mangroves and tidal marshes that are prime breeding grounds for mosquitoes. With the recent heavy rains across …