Mosquito finding a potential breeding site in the dew on a fallen autumn leaf

Easy Mosquito Yard Treatment

Mosquitoes are so prevalent during peak season that they can seem impossible to do anything about. Fortunately, that isn’t the case at all. It’s surprisingly easy to implement a mosquito…

Mosquito stinging someone's arm

How Long Do Mosquitoes Live?

Female mosquitoes (Spanish for “little flies”) are the survivors of the species. They typically live two to three weeks but have been known to survive in sheltered areas for up…

Tick outside

How Can I Avoid Ticks Outside?

Ticks are all over Michigan, particularly in summer. The fact is, if you go outside at all around this time of year, it will be tough to avoid ticks. That’s…

Tick removal

How do you remove a tick?

The best way to remove a tick is always to use fine-tipped tweezers to grip the tick’s as close to your skin as possible and pull straight upward, with firm,…

How to check for ticks

How to Check for Tick Bites

Ticks can latch on anywhere, but they’re fond of warm, dark places such as armpits, joints, behind ears or in hair. They will typically try to crawl to your head….