You and your loved ones can face a big problem due to the presence of mosquitoes in your home. Infestation of pests like mosquitoes could be a real nuisance for the health and well-being of you and other family members.
Many homes all over the world are victim to some form of a pest infestation. It could be mosquitoes, ants, cockroaches, termites or fleas but if your home is infested by any type of pests, it could be hazardous for the house, as well as its occupants, including pets and the kids.
So, if you see any symptom of such infestation, it is better to contact a good mosquito control service provider for conducting an inspection in your house. After all, the safety of your home is of utmost importance for your family.
Here are a couple of easy steps for controlling mosquitoes in an environmentally friendly way.
Preventing growth of mosquitoes
This is the simplest technique to make sure that the mosquitoes do not get a home to breed and grow to adulthood. So keep a vigil on containers like bird baths, clogged gutters, buckets, bottles, water pools and old tires and see that old water does not get accumulated inside them. Replace the water dish for your pets regularly to prevent the hatching of mosquitoes in them. You need to also get the leaking spigots repaired that may otherwise form water pools where it is easy for the larvae of the mosquitoes to hatch. Clogged gutters are another place where breeding of mosquito larvae is possible so try to unclog them.
Solutions that are least toxic to nature can be used to kill mosquitoes
Insist your pest control company use eco-friendly methods for controlling and killing the mosquitoes. There are many such products available in the market that can release a larvicide that is biological in nature, killing the larvae of the mosquitoes after they complete hatching,
Citronella candles can be used in outdoors for keeping the mosquitoes and other harmful bugs away while you stay outside. Your pets should be covered with topical mosquito repellents along with medications for preventing the growth of heartworms, which their vets prescribe especially for them.
Incidentally, mosquitoes can carry and transmit heartworms too. Only those products whose DEFT concentration is very low, below 10 percent to be precise should be used where children in the age group of two to twelve reside. For kids below two years, you should avoid using DEFT.
The safety and health of its clients are of immense importance for a good pest control company. It also offers special pest control measures that ensure the safety of your homes, which is both eco-friendly and safe to control pests. But as they say, it is always better for you to take preventive measures as a first step. This will ensure that your house is free of invasion of the pests to avoid any far-fetching consequences.