How to Get Rid of Mosquitoes
Mosquitoes carry diseases that affect us, our family, and our furry friends, such as West Nile Virus (can cause serious, even life-threatening disease in humans) and Canine Heartworm (can damage a dog’s heart, lungs, liver and kidneys), not to mention the bites can cause severe skin irritation and allergic reactions. If left uncontrolled, the population can increase 10-20 times the size of the original population. This makes for a miserable time outdoors.
These insects affect all of in South Carolina, especially in the Midlands and the Coastal region. If you are in these surrounding areas, we have a treatment strategy that will allow you and your family to enjoy your time outside (as well as inside), and keep these pests from ruining your outdoor fun.
Mosquito Pest Control
We train our mosquito specialists to tackle the toughest of issues.
We use safe, effective, and low odor products so that you can enjoy your yard every single day.
We provide mechanical prevention tips to help you protect your health and the things you love.
We also include value added techniques like larvicide applications to breeding sites at no additional cost.
Are you planning a party, wedding or other special outdoor event? We also offer a one-time treatment to ensure you and your guests enjoy a pest-free event.
You can also help foster a mosquito-free environment. These quick tips, plus Home Pest Control’s mosquito control services will help keep your home and yard free of these aggravating insects year-round:
- Standing Water: Mosquitoes are born in the smallest areas of standing water. If you have cups, bowls, coolers or other containers around the outside of your home, sitting open, allowing rain to settle in them – dump them out quickly. Birdbath water should be replaced frequently to avoid them laying eggs in standing water.
- Clogged Gutters: Not only can clogged gutters lead to possible termite damage, they are a breeding environment for mosquitoes too. Standing water fills up the gutter, and because you probably aren’t on your roof daily, you don’t know that they are laying eggs in your gutters. Keeping them clean is one more way to help prevent them in the first place.
- Weeds: Columbia and Charleston can get hot, no, really hot. So even these bugs escape the heat by hiding in the shade of weeds around your home. That’s just one more reason to get rid of those weeds.
If you feel that you may have mosquitoes or have seen them outside (or inside) we’ll come and assess where they are, and help you decide the best course of action to get rid of them.
Contact us to schedule a time for one of our trained mosquito exterminators to come to your home, business or event location and eliminate mosquitoes.
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