Tag: mosquito barrier

How Effective is a Mosquito Barrier? Learn the Truth.

The dictionary definition of the word “barrier” reads “a fence or other obstacle that prevents movement or access.” A barrier gives people a feeling of protection and safety, especially when it comes to the idea of pesky mosquitoes entering your yard on a fall evening. At Mosquito Shield, we get questions from potential clients and new customers all the time asking what our mosquito barrier is and how it works. Below we answer some of these common questions, explain exactly how the spray barrier is applied, and describe the benefits of this effective solution. Here Are Three of the Most… Read more »

Learn How to Kill Mosquitoes Before Camping Season

Now that nights are warm, it’s a perfect opportunity to turn your yard into your personal camping retreat. By setting up a tent (or a few), creating a fire pit, and organizing some fun family activities, you can enjoy the fun of camping without straying from the comforts of home. With these tips, you’ll have everything you need to get your camping adventure started. The only thing that could get in the way of your night of fun is uninvited campers who will buzz in your ear and keep you awake all night – we mean mosquitoes! Luckily you can… Read more »

Looking For The Best Mosquito Killer? Stop Bathing in Bug Spray!

With spring and warm weather just around the corner, it’s likely that you’re already seeing popular brands of bug spray lining the shelves of your favorite supermarket. It’s just as likely that year after year you’ve stocked up on the stuff and slathered yourself, your clothes, and your kids as soon as the air is warm enough to wear a short sleeve shirt. It’s even likelier still that you and your kids hate this tradition, because it’s icky in a lot of different ways. From its stinky, chemical odor to its sticky texture and ability to stain clothes, bug spray… Read more »

Prepare for Springtime Fun With an Effective Mosquito Barrier

The chill of winter is finally giving way to the chirping birds and warm sunshine of spring. Families around the country are preparing for the warmer months by dusting off the lawn furniture, digging the swim suits out of storage, and planting gardens that will add color to the yard. Although the scent of spring air and the warmth of the sunshine make everyone want to get outside, nature is hatching a silent plan to make spring anything but carefree. For years, families have accepted pests like mosquitoes, ticks, and fleas as an annoying part of the warmer seasons, stocking… Read more »

Fall spraying essential to keep the ticks at bay

Despite cooler temps, tick season endures through the end of summer While Memorial Day typically heralds the beginning of summer, and the beginning of tick season, its bookend holiday, Labor Day, does not signal the end of the tick threat. Mosquito Shield continues to spray through the fall while ticks are still active, helping homeowners battle ticks with its patent-pending Tick Shield product. While deer ticks do thrive in hot, humid weather, particularly at the beginning of their lifecycle, those life cycles extend from three months to over a year. Therefore the ticks that are hatched in late August will… Read more »