Are you suffering from an influx of mosquitos this year? If so, you’re not alone. The summer heats and rain have been creating just the right conditions for mosquitos to breed and run rampant. They can also carry diseases, such as West Nile, so it’s important to keep them away for more reasons than just to prevent the itchy bites. However, there are a couple of things you can do to reduce the number of mosquitos around your home. They might just save you from being eaten alive every time you step outside in the evenings.
The one thing you can do at home is make sure there’s no standing water near your home. Go through your yard thoroughly and make sure all buckets or other items that may hold water are flipped over. Get rid of outdoor water bowls where possible, and take down your bird bath. After a storm, make sure all water soaks into the ground, and doesn’t get stuck on top of the edge of a bucket, the seat on a bench, or anywhere else. Mosquitos lay their eggs in water, so the less water you have around your home, the fewer mosquitos you will have.
If you’ve made sure there’s no standing water around your home and you’re still having a problem with mosquitos, is may be time to call in a professional for mosquito control in Phoenix AZ. They’ll be able to check your home for anything you might have missed as well as spray around your home to keep the mosquitos from bothering you. They’ll also be able to give you tips on how to keep the mosquitos away and how to keep them from biting you if you have an outdoor activity, like a barbeque. They’ll make sure the mosquitos leave your home and yard alone so you can enjoy the warm summer nights without being bit every time you go outside.
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