Nothing ruins a summer day quite like a swarm of mosquitoes. Suddenly your outdoor activities are interrupted by constant swatting and itching. Fortunately, Shane’s Pest Solutions is here to help. Our Newnan pest control works to combat mosquitoes and remove them from Newnan homes.
Mosquito Or Not? How To Identify Them At A Glance
You can commonly find two different types of mosquitoes in Newnan; culex and Asian tiger. Culex mosquitoes are about a 1/4 inch long and silvery gray. Asian tiger mosquitoes are only 1/8 an inch long. They have black and white stripes on their bodies and legs. Both mosquitoes have long legs, two sets of wings, and proboscis mouthparts.
Mosquito-Borne Diseases: How These Insects Pose A Serious Danger
Female mosquitoes bite humans and animals to get the protein they need to lay eggs. When a mosquito bites an infected host, she can pick up the virus and transmit it to the next person or animal she bites; this happens less frequently in the United States, but it is still a risk. The diseases carried by mosquitoes include West Nile virus, dengue, and encephalitis. These illnesses are serious, so you must take precautions to avoid mosquito bites.
Mosquito Prevention: Eco-Friendly And Effective Tips
You can reduce your chances of being bitten by mosquitoes by making your yard less attractive to them. Then, mosquitoes are less likely to spend time and lay eggs around your yard, and you’ll have less exposure to them.
You can do this by:
Removing anything that collects water
Clearing out excess vegetation
Installing plants that repel mosquitoes
Implementing personal mosquito protection
Mosquitoes lay their eggs in stagnant water. Anything that collects water, from a bottle cap to a wading pool, can become a mosquito breeding ground. You must remove any item that holds water. You can also treat water with a mosquito killer or replace the water frequently.
Mosquitoes often fly into shady areas underneath plants to rest. If your yard doesn’t have those areas, there won’t be a place for mosquitoes to hang around. You can also plant things like lemongrass, basil, and lavender, which repel mosquitoes using their scent, providing a natural solution to mosquito problems.
You must also take personal precautions against mosquitoes to reduce your chances of being bitten. You can apply mosquito repellent whenever you’re outside. You can also wear long pants and long-sleeved shirts, which protect more of your skin.
Sometimes, these mosquito prevention tricks are all you need. But sometimes mosquitoes invade Newnan yards and just won’t leave. When that happens, the best way to get rid of mosquitoes near your Newnan home is to call a professional pest control company.
Total Mosquito Control: How Professionals Ensure Long-Lasting Results
Shane’s Pest Solutions provides a variety of options for mosquito control in Newnan. Whether you need monthly services or a one-time treatment, we’ve got you covered. When you contact Shane’s Pest Solutions, we’ll schedule a visit soon after your call. We’ll look at your yard and home to find breeding sites and other factors that could attract mosquitoes to your property. Then we’ll work with you to find the best method for your situation. Every home is unique and deserves special attention. Each of our mosquito treatments is top-of-the-line and will effectively resolve mosquito issues around your yard. Give Shane’s Pest Solutions a call today for help with mosquitoes and to learn more about our residential and commercial pest control services in Newnan.