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Effective Methods Of Mosquito Prevention And Control

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Mosquitoes. There are not very many people that love mosquitoes. Actually, chances are that there are none. Not only are mosquitoes absolute pests, but the fact that they suck your blood and leave poison in your skin before they leave makes them Public Enemy # 1. However, what you may not know about mosquitoes is that they are fastest parents when it comes to conceiving large amount of offspring at an exponential pace.

In order to prevent these breeding grounds from growing in your own back yard, here are a few steps to take which will allow you to do just that.

Effective Methods Of Mosquito Prevention And Control

Get Rid of Old Clutter

One of the first steps that you need to take is to completely get rid of all signs of old trash and clutter that may exist within and outside of your home. Mosquitoes are drawn to it as you had magnets throughout your home that were specifically for them. If you have any old tires, ceramic pots, buckets and other types of moisture containers, you need to take the necessary steps to get rid of them.

Get Rid of Anything that Contains Water

Something that you may not know is that mosquitoes love to build new breeding grounds whenever and wherever they can find an accumulating collection of water. If you have tree rot holes, make sure that you fill them in because they are magnets for water – especially during inclement weather periods.

Plastic wading pools need to be flipped over whenever you are not using them. Recycling containers and even tire swings need to have holes drilled inside of them in order to keep the water flowing so that you will never have to worry about an excessive buildup of moisture.

Pay Close Attention to Their Presence

Another point that you need to take into consideration is the mere presence and appearance of mosquitoes. As soon as you start to notice them around your home, your hunt should begin immediately. What hunt? The hunt to track down every single breeding ground that may exist on your property. Focus on searching for the key areas mentioned above that may have been building up excessive amounts of water over time.

Make sure that you pay close attention to this growth. As already mentioned, mosquitoes do not need very much time to build large families so you should never write off the presence of a few mosquitoes as being coincidental at all. Take each sighting seriously and take the steps necessary to hunt them down before it is too late.

Trust in the Expertise of Professionals

Do not hesitate to invest in the power of professional pest control. Doing so might only worsen the problem instead of making things better for you and your family. Even though you might want to save money instead of paying money for pest control – even when it comes to getting rid of these particular pests – you need to focus on the big picture. Once you are able to eliminate them from the picture with professional pest control, you will realize that your investment was worth every penny.

Pete Kontakos is a blogger that writes about health and fitness topics as well as green living. You can follow him on Twitter. Pete reccomends Earth’s Best Pest Control for your green pest control needs.

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  • Published: 3 years ago on August 26, 2014
  • Last Modified: August 26, 2014 @ 6:08 am
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