Mosquitoes are irritating pests that ruin outdoor gatherings and make it difficult to enjoy everyday activities in your backyard. The worst part about mosquitoes is that you can try all kinds of over-the-counter solutions and still have mosquitoes driving you crazy. When is it time to invest in professional pest control in Brentwood?
Let's take a look at why professional mosquito control works, why it is important for the health of your family, and discuss a few natural ways to get rid of mosquitoes on your own. You decide if professional pest control in Brentwood is the right choice for you and your family.
The Life Cycle Of Mosquitoes In Brentwood
Mosquitoes are continually coming into your yard. It is impossible to have no mosquitoes buzzing around your home. But you can reduce them so much that it seems like you have no mosquitoes in your yard. Professionals understand the life cycle of mosquitoes and use their behavior patterns against them. A misting application applied to resting areas not only repels mosquitoes but also disrupts them with a knockdown agent.
When one female mosquito is eliminated in this way, that female mosquito won't lay eggs in your yard by the hundreds. Routine applications of a mist product keeps key areas on your property protected so that mosquitoes can't hide on your property and come out to bite you when you exit your home, but they also disrupt the life cycle and prevent mosquito development.
The Diseases Brentwood Mosquitoes Are Capable Of Spreading
Most mosquitoes that bite you are not going to make you sick. The few that can make you sick are likely to only cause mild symptoms. In most cases, mosquitoes are just irritating nuisance pests. But it is important to know that the West Nile virus and several forms of encephalitis are spread by mosquitoes in the United States.
These viruses can be harmful and even deadly because they cause brain swelling. When you invest in professional mosquito control to get rid of mosquitoes and to keep mosquitoes away, you're investing in protection from the rare chance of serious mosquito-related illness.
How To Remove Factors That Attract Mosquitoes To Your Brentwood Yard
When it comes to dealing with mosquitoes on your own, it is much better to consider the factors that attract mosquitoes to your yard. You'll have more success avoiding mosquito bites by doing this than you will with candles, torches, and other products that promise to prevent bites.
Remove standing water. Mosquitoes breed in standing water, and stagnant water is a strong attractant. Of all the natural ways to get rid of mosquitoes, this is the best because it stops mosquito reproduction. As you look for standing water in your yard, keep in mind that mosquitoes can develop in half a cup of water.
Keep your landscaping as dry and as open as possible. Clean your gutters, trim your bushes and plants, and consider watering your landscaping in the early morning.
Address weed problems, particularly flowering weeds. Mosquitoes eat nectar. Yes, even female mosquitoes. All of those little flowering weeds are food for mosquitoes.
The Secret To Total Mosquito Control For Brentwood Yards
You can probably tell that spraying for mosquitoes in your yard is going to provide you with the best protection. This is best done by a licensed service professional. The products we use at All-American Pest Control to get rid of mosquitoes and keep mosquitoes away are only harmful to simple organisms like mosquitoes and ticks. These products are properly measured and administered so that you, your family, your pets, and the environment are not impacted in a negative way. We don't recommend spraying for mosquitoes in your yard on your own.
If you have questions, or you'd like to get started with mosquito control for your Brentwood yard, reach out to us at All-American Pest Control today. We'd love the opportunity to answer your questions and to set you up with the right solution for your property and your family.