As the temperatures get warmer, you’ll begin to notice those pesky buzzers in your ear and your arm that was once smooth and clear will develop the first mosquito bite of the season. Whether your sitting at the upper moreland swim club or hanging out in your back yard, no outdoor space is safe. So what are you to do?

Well anytime you’ll be spending time outside you will want to wear some kind of insect repellent. Places like parks, trails, and festivals are all prime areas mosquitoes will be looking to satisfy their need for blood. There are other products out there now and devises you can wear that are supposed to repel mosquitoes as well. Give them a try and see what works for you.

Now areas around your house you can reduce the possibility of mosquitoes biting you if you reduce areas they can breed. Prime areas would be areas water collects and becomes still and stagnant. Gutters, toys, flower pots, fire pits, holes in your lawn, old baby pools, anywhere that collects water. Your mission, should you accept it, is to empty and keep empty all these areas.

Pest control professionals can also greatly reduce the population of mosquitoes. We provide mosquito control using a backpack mister. It blows a mist into areas that mosquitoes rest during the day. Mosquitoes are most active at night, and during the day they rest on the underside of leaves, in bushes, and foliage where the remain shaded from the hot sun. The mosquito treatment gets to all these areas effectively crashing the immediate population.

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