Mosquito Control

MOSQUITO CONTROL SERVICE INCLUDES?

1. Monthly applications to control mosquitoes during their breeding season.

2. Inspections performed to identify and treat breeding sites.

3. Treatment includes all turf areas, plant material, shrub beds, and natural areas for the control of adult mosquitoes.

4. Additional mosquito treatments above the normal monthly visits will be charged the same as the monthly control service rate.

5. Professionally trained technicians to provide a safe and effective service.

6. Environmentally friendly procedures.

HOW CAN THE RISK OF EXPOSURE TO WEST NILE BE REDUCED?

 

Vaccines for humans are not currently available for the majority of arthropod-borne pathogens including WNV and SLEV. Pay attention to medical and veterinary alerts and follow the specific recommendations.

The best method of reducing risk of exposure is to avoid mosquito bites through personal protection by wearing mosquito repellents and protective clothing during times when mosquitoes are most active.

Personal Protection


1. Avoid exposure to mosquitoes – stay indoors during peak biting time.


2. If you must be outside during peak biting time, wear long sleeves and pants.


3. Wear mosquito repellents when outside during peak biting time. Use mosquito repellents w/ DEET.


4. Make sure window and door screens are in good repair to prevent mosquitoes from entering homes.


5. Remove unnecessary sources of water outside the home that provide breeding places for mosquitoes.


6. Flush out the water in bird baths and outdoor pet dishes every 3 – 4 days.


7. Remove leaf litter, standing water and debris from roof gutters and boat covers.

FAQs

Mosquitoes are blood sucking insects that lay their eggs standing water. Only the female feeds on blood, and can be,  responsible for spreading many diseases such as such as Malaria, West Nile Virus, Yellow Fever,

Zika virus and  Heartworms.