How to Repel Chiggers & Mites?

Answer Unlike the tick, which sucks on its host's blood, the chigger mite rips into tender skin tissue. The red mark left from a chigger bite comes from the mite's sharp teeth and saliva as it liquefies t... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Repel Chiggers & Mites

Do you ever start looking around your house thinking of dust mites, all the mites in your bed......?

When I first saw this science show about dust mites and how they look under a microscope it really did freak me out. We drop all of these dead skin cells and that's what they eat. How disgusting! ... Read More »

Are there chiggers in California?

YES, I just got rid of them in my California home

How to Avoid Chiggers?

Chiggers are mites that you may encounter during outdoor activities throughout the spring and summer months. These mites may only be 1/150th of an inch in diameter, but they can cause quite an impa... Read More »

Who found chiggers?

It is a transgenic organism.The jellyfish gene enables it to do something that corn plants do not normally do, due to the foreign gene (jellyfish gene) being spliced into it.