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No one wants to be out in their yard and find themselves being bitten by mosquitoes. More than just an annoyance, mosquitoes are known vectors of a number of potentially serious diseases. These diseases range from malaria to West Nile Virus and Zika. Some of those disease can create serious health problems and have long term effects on those bitten.
If you find you have mosquitoes in you yard or around your property, there are things you can do to get rid of them. The best way is to contact your local Western Exterminator office and ask for our home and business mosquito removal and prevention solutions. However, there are ways to get rid of and prevent mosquitoes around your property, as well.
Western Exterminator’s Mosquito Service Plan provides season-long protection with monthly barrier treatments for your yard. Benefits include:
Mosquitoes seek out blood meals from humans and mammals. They have special senses that allow them to seek out humans in order to feed from them. Mosquitoes prefer it to be a little bit cooler than the blazing hot noonday sun in the middle of July, so they hid out in shady areas, usually near vegetation, until dusk or dawn hours. This is why you can be outside in the hot sun during the afternoon in the summer and not be bother by mosquitoes. However, you take your dog for a walk after dinner and find yourself eaten alive.
This means that mosquitoes are around your property if they have plenty of areas where they can hide during the day. They may also be there if you have lots of areas with standing water, such as bird baths or ponds, where they lay their eggs. Mosquitoes seek out blood meals in order to lay eggs, so an area of standing water is very attractive to them.
One of the best ways to stop mosquitoes from biting is to prevent them from hatching their eggs and coming to your property in the first place. This means doing some property maintenance to prevent them from using your property.
It is difficult to get rid of mosquitoes outside and around your property beyond the steps listed above. If the insects are already using your property. If you take a moment to do the prevention methods listed above, you can get rid of mosquitoes around your property.
However, to make sure you don't end up with mosquitoes inside the house, take precautions, here too, via the following:
In order to effectively get rid of mosquitoes, it is key to eliminate the source of the problem.
Your yard is full of potential mosquito breeding sites, and by eliminating them, you reduce mosquito population growth and minimize your risk of contracting a mosquito-borne disease. Sometimes the most unexpected places could be an ideal breeding site for this pest, such as bird baths or rain gutters. Water is an essential element in mosquito egg development. Getting rid of standing water sources helps to control the presence of new adult mosquitoes.
The good news for homeowners is that Western Exterminator pest control specialists are ready to help get rid of mosquitoes and offer solutions that will keep them away from your property. We can treat your backyard so that you can enjoy the outdoors even during dusk and dawn without having to worry about mosquito bites. Our solutions get rid of adult and larval mosquitoes, as well as their eggs, too.
The first step is to contact your local Western Exterminator office and speak to one of our specialists. We'll do a property inspection and provide you with the mosquito treatment necessary to get rid of mosquitoes and to prevent them from returning.
*Offer expires 06/30/2020. Offer available to residential customers who purchase a new mosquito service plan. Only one discount per mosquito service plan per customer. This offer does not apply to commercial pest plans. The $25 discount will be deducted from the initial service. Cannot be combined with any other offers or coupons. Offer details subject to change.
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