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How Flooding Can Affect Your Sprinkler System in Southwest Ranches, Florida

August 14, 2018 9:22 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

When a building is flooded, the first concern is always about making sure everyone is all right, and then you worry about the damage the water caused. One part of water damage that may not come to mind right away is how the flooding affected your sprinkler system. It’s not an obvious issue, but the water can have a major impact on your building’s safety equipment. Knowing how it can be damaged is the first step in spotting it and then getting it repaired by a business specializing in sprinkler maintenance in Southwest Ranches, FL. Here are some of the... View Article

Diseases Carried by Mosquitoes in Southwest Ranches, Florida

July 30, 2018 10:49 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

We don’t have to tell you that mosquito bites aren’t fun. They constantly itch, and all of those raised little bumps on your arms, neck and legs are pretty unattractive. While unpleasant, those two side effects of mosquito bites are nothing compared to the diseases you could possibly catch from mosquito bites—that’s right, you can contract serious diseases from a simple mosquito bite! Florida has 13 species of mosquitoes that can carry life-threatening diseases. That’s why mosquito control in Southwest Ranches, FL is so important, especially during the summer. Continue reading to learn more about three of the diseases you... View Article

The Types of Mosquitoes in Southwest Ranches, FL

July 16, 2018 10:49 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

We’ve all been bothered by mosquitoes at one time or another, especially during the summer. But did you know that all mosquitoes aren’t the same? It’s true! In fact, Florida has 80 different species of mosquito. The good news is that not all 80 of these bite and cause problems for us and our pets. That doesn’t mean that we can sit back and feel comfortable, though. There are still 33 species of mosquitoes in Florida that bite, 13 of which can make people seriously sick. Continue reading to learn about some of the worst species of mosquitoes and how... View Article

When Are Mosquitoes Most Active in Southwest Ranches, FL?

July 2, 2018 10:09 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Mosquitoes are a seemingly constant problem in Florida, but did you know that they’re more active at certain times of day and in certain months of the year? It’s true! Continue reading to learn all about mosquito behavior and how our mosquito control systems in Southwest Ranches, FL can help prevent bites and subsequent viral infections. Time of day The time of day when mosquitoes are most active depends on the species of mosquito you’re dealing with. One of the most common species, the Asian tiger mosquito, is most likely to bite during the morning or late afternoon. On the... View Article

How Weather Impacts Mosquito Activity in Southwest Ranches, FL

June 18, 2018 10:09 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Mosquitoes are cold-blooded insects. That doesn’t just mean they’re heartless and brutal creatures, though—being cold-blooded means that they can’t control their body temperature, so their internal temperature depends on the environment around them. Since that’s the case, it makes sense that the weather plays a significant role in their behavior. Continue reading to learn more about mosquitoes’ behavior and what the team at Spillers Sprinklers Inc. can do for mosquito control in Southwest Ranches, FL. Rainfall It’s no surprise that we get a lot of rain in Southwest Ranches. Though it keeps our lawns lush and green, all of that... View Article