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Why You Shouldn’t Do Your Own Mosquito Control

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            Sure, it sounds like an easy task, but trying to combat mosquitoes on your own is no walk in the park. In addition to the annoyance factor and bites, these pests can carry harmful diseases such as Zika or West Nile.

And sure, you might have heard about a friend of a friend who was able to prevent mosquitoes on their own, but those stories are most likely far and few between.

There is very little evidence to support many of the “do it yourself” mosquito prevention methods actually work. This is mainly because these types of tips and tricks only apply to adult mosquitoes and not the thousands of eggs they lay. So why spend the time, money and energy on quick fixes and inefficient practices?

Fortunately, our Mosquito Management services can help protect both your outdoor spaces and your health. This proactive service provides ongoing, monthly treatments from April to October, when mosquitoes are most likely to be active.

Our two-pronged approach includes:
Treatment: We’ll treat your backyard with a pet- and garden-friendly spray to kill grown-up mosquitoes and their larvae.

Prevention: We’ll inspect your property and work with you to identify and eliminate the damp conditions or standing water that mosquitoes love to breed in – such as pools, birdbaths, water-filled toys, or other areas of pooling liquid.

Terminix’s Mosquito Management services will do whatever it takes to reduce your mosquito population and get you and your family back outside.