Be prepared Mosquito season starts slowly in the spring, peaks in the summer, and tapers off into fall. Cooler temperatures, football, get-togethers outside–what’s not to love? Unfortunately, just because it’s fall doesn’t mean we’re safe from mosquitoes–they’ll stick around for a little bit until the temperatures start to cool down drastically. Mosquitoes prefer warm weather, so “mosquito season” only applies in places where winters get cold. Mosquitoes don’t go away for good until the first freeze, followed by temperatures consistently below 50 degrees. Bits and itching are the least of your concerns when it comes to mosquitos. You need to protect your family and friends from this harmful pest while relaxing and enjoying your outdoor spaces.
Why You Need Profession Protection
Mosquito females lay up to 300 eggs at a time, spreading their young around your yard in shallow stagnant puddles as small as a bottle cap. While mosquito bites are certainly annoying their real danger lies in the ability to transmit dangerous diseases. Around the world they transmit malaria and yellow fever and here in your back yard in the USA they pose the risk of encephalitis, bird flu, and West Nile and Zika virus. Mosquitoes carry quite the punch despite their tiny bodies. You can opt for DIY methods but candles, wrist bands, and sprays are pretty ineffective and may even be harmful, you need a professional application to keep mosquitos from returning. Professional pest control methods can eliminate and safeguard your property and help you avoid serious health complications from illnesses.
Enjoying Your Outdoor Spaces
Don’t let mosquitoes get the upper hand on your property. The Fall is a great time to enjoy a fire pit. Gather your family around your fire pit to roast marshmallows and make s’mores. The cooler weather in the fall is perfect for snuggling up next to the fire and enjoying the warmth on a chilly fall evening. You may still have some of these annoying insects buzzing around and ruining your outdoor fun. For the most effective mosquito control, consider professional treatment for your yard. And remember you will getting ready for the cold winter months and cleaning up the yard. Mosquito activity can also reduce productivity when laboring outdoors and they even hinder property values. When you practice mosquito control you will also be helping your entire community get more enjoyment in outdoor spaces.
Do You Have Pets?
They to are in harm’s way from mosquitos. Mosquito bites can expose your pets to heartworms and other dangerous parasites as well as potentially severe allergic reactions and infections. All domesticated animals are at risk of serious illness after being bitten by an infected mosquito. Mosquitoes and pets do not mix, and the best mosquito control systems for your pets are also the best for you. Winter, is the best time to clear up your yard and make sure that you remove all standing water and also prospective dark hiding places for the insects. Check out your attic and basement, and any other places that might be damp and breed mosquitoes.
Whether you have pets, kids or just enjoy sitting out and enjoying your yard, professional mosquito control will make sure that you can do that without having mosquitoes in your outdoor spaces.
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