Posts With The Category: "Pest Prevention Tips"
Mosquitoes are a threat here in Hawaii. Protect yourself and your family.
If you live in Maui, chances are you are dealing with household pests of one sort or another, and pests can be much more than just a headache. They are potentially dangerous to your health and property. Pests, like the subterranean termite, will eat away at your home 24 hours a day non-stop. Rodents will spread illness and chew on wires in wall voids. Fleas are not just a major hassle, they can pass harmful diseases onto you and your pets, such as typhus and tapeworm. But take heart, because there are things you can do to protect yourself from these invasive insects and animals.
By now you have probably heard of the Zika virus that has world health organizations on high alert. You may also have heard that a baby was born in Oahu hospital with microcephaly, a congenital condition that causes an unusually small head and incomplete brain development. This condition was directly linked to a Zika infection. This can be alarming, especially if you are with child. Here are the facts you need to know to best protect yourself, and your baby, as health organizations closely track this dangerous virus.