Preventing mosquitoes from breeding and biting is crucial in reducing their population. Here are some steps you can take to prevent mosquitoes:
1. Drain standing water, where mosquitoes lay their eggs, around your property.
2. Keep window and door screens in good repair to prevent mosquitoes from entering your home.
3. Wear long sleeves and pants when outdoors, especially at dawn and dusk when mosquitoes are most active.
4. Use mosquito repellent containing DEET when spending time outdoors.
There are many misconceptions about mosquitoes, here are some of the most common ones:
-Mosquitoes are attracted to people who eat bananas – this is a false statement, mosquitoes are attracted to carbon dioxide, heat, and lactic acid, which all people emit.
-Mosquitoes are more attracted to dark colors – this is also false, mosquitoes are attracted to movement and body heat, not color.
-Mosquitoes only bite some people – mosquitoes will bite anyone they come in contact with, but some people are more attractive to mosquitoes due to factors like body odor, skin bacteria, and heat.
EcoSense Pest Control offers comprehensive mosquito control services to help eliminate mosquitoes from your property. Our experts will perform a thorough inspection of your property to identify areas where mosquitoes are breeding. We then use a combination of proven techniques to eliminate adult mosquitoes and their breeding sites, including:
Larviciding – the application of mosquito-specific insecticides to standing water to kill mosquito larvae before they become adults.
Adulticiding – the application of mosquito-specific insecticides to kill adult mosquitoes.
Barrier treatments – the application of mosquito-specific insecticides to vegetation, bushes, and trees to create a barrier that prevents mosquitoes from reaching you and your home.
Our team of experts uses only the latest and most advanced mosquito control methods and products to ensure the best possible results. We are dedicated to providing safe and effective solutions that are environmentally responsible and minimize the use of harmful chemicals.
In conclusion, mosquitoes are a common problem in the Treasure Valley. To prevent mosquitoes, it is important to eliminate standing water and wear protective clothing when spending time outdoors. If you are experiencing a mosquitoes infestation, EcoSense Pest Control can help with comprehensive mosquito control services to eliminate these pests from your property.