At Zone Repellents, we strive for excellence in all things, especially our knowledge about the animals we help you keep away from your family and pets. In this blog, we’ll be discussing mosquitos! Most of us are able to prevent and treat those microscopic attackers, but we can all do better when armed with more knowledge.. And Picardin insect repellent from Zone Repellents. The more we know about our mosquitoes, the better we can protect our yards and stay safe from the deadly diseases that they can carry.

Mosquito Facts

Mosquitoes, the insects that are universally hated the world over. These pesky, disease-carrying pests make a living by sucking the blood out of just about anything that moves, including us. But if you take a moment away from your annoyance with their bites, mosquitoes are actually pretty interesting creatures to learn about!

1. Mosquito is Spanish for “little fly.”

The word reportedly originated in the early 16th century. In Africa, New Zealand and Australia, mosquitoes are often called...


For many Americans, there is nothing scarier than being surprised by a snake while casually working in the garden, grilling, or playing with the kids in the backyard. Unless you live in Alaska, chances are good that snakes live close to your property. Here are some interesting facts about snakes and a few methods you can use to keep snakes off your land and out of your home.

One of the most important snake deterrents is Zone Hiss Off! Snake Repellent. We’ll share more about what makes this the best snake repellent later on in the article. But first, let’s learn more about snakes! Thanks to One Kind Planet for providing some of this slithery information.

Snake Facts

  • Snakes are carnivores, meaning that they eat meat. I guess I’ve never seen a snake chowing down on a salad but like most others, I rarely have lunch with them.

  • Snakes don’t have eyelids.

  • Snakes have internal ears, but not external ones. I guess they like to hear themselves...