a nuisance in the cities, rural and forest areas, we're sure
that you would appreciate handy mosquito control tips. While
we CANNOT guarantee full safety and success, these
mosquito control tips are definitely worth a shot.
not allow food, trash, decaying wood, etc. to remain in or
on your property.
or seal trash tightly.
not accumulate trash or debris. Organic rubbish (leftover
food, dead plants, pet litter, etc) should NOT be left overnight.
all areas where food is prepared, stored, and served clean
and free of crumbs and grease. Garbage can lids should be
kept closed and secured.
back limbs, shrubs and vines that touch or overhang your property.
off all possible pest entry points. Close all gaps larger
than 1.4 inches.
that Adulticiding and Fogging (external repellants) fend off
adult mosquitoes ONLY FOR A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME. Thus, they're
only efficient if you're going to host a picnic or some other
outdoor event the next day. Do not expect any lasting effect
objects and areas that can contain water for over a period
of days (pots, buckets, pools, old tires, rubbish bins, etc)
should regularly be discarded or drained and then washed.
are more prone in abundance to shallow and marshy areas. The
best time to control them is during their larva stage.
yourself and others from contact with any DEET pesticide (DEET
is a toxic element commonly found in repellants).
lot of DEET-free mosquito repellants usually are ineffective
and are not long lasting. Thus, choose a natural-based
repellant that prints its efficacy rates.
importantly, bear in mind that the variety of options and
methods in the market today can ONLY reduce the number of
mosquitoes breeding ON YOUR premises. The more common species
of mosquitoes can migrate several miles from where it developed.
Therefore, don't' be surprised if you're still troubled by
mosquitoes migrating into your home from adjacent areas.