If you’re anything like us, you love to spend as much time outdoors during the summer. Backyard dinners, pool days, hiking, etc. fills the summer days. But one of the biggest obstacles to avoid when spending that much time outside are all of the pests, especially the mosquitoes.
The Danger of Mosquitos
Mosquitoes are more than just a nuisance--they can also be dangerous. Mosquitoes can transmit diseases like malaria, Zika virus, and West Nile virus. These diseases can cause serious health problems, including fever, headaches, and even death. That's why it's so important to take steps to control the mosquito population around your home. By following the tips in this article, you can help keep yourself and your family safe from mosquito-borne diseases.
How to Get Rid of Mosquitoes
If you want to keep mosquitoes away from your home, there are a few things you can do. First, prevent them from breeding at or near your home by eliminating the presence of standing water on your property. Mosquitoes lay their eggs in water, so eliminating any sources of standing water will help reduce the mosquito population.
You can also try using mosquito traps or mosquito dunks, which are products that contain a bacteria that kills mosquito larvae to help limit the initial population of mosquitoes.
Finally, you can use insect repellent to keep mosquitoes away from your skin. And install netting around your patio to make sure the spaces where you’re lounging are mosquito free.
If you follow these tips, you can enjoy your summer without being bothered by mosquitoes! However, if you continue to run into mosquito issues, then don't hesitate to contact our team at Frame's Pest Control, Inc.! We’ll be happy to help make your backyard free of pests this summer!