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Can Pest Control Get Rid Of Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes are the most irritating flying insects for many people. You're not alone if you don't like being dive-bombed and stung by itchy bites that make you want to crawl back inside. In the spring and early summer, If you need help getting rid of mosquitoes, you may want to hire a professional service.

January 15, 2023
Written By:  
Thomas Harper
Can Pest Control Get Rid Of Mosquitoes

Is It Possible To Get Rid Of Mosquitos With Pest Control Services?

Other pests, such as rats, mice, and termites, can be eliminated using pest control services. In any case, can mosquitoes be eradicated by a professional pest control service? The correct response is yes. An expert mosquito control service can help you in a number of ways to eliminate these annoying pests.

The first thing pest control services will do is spray pesticides in your yard. These pesticides will kill any existing adult mosquitos and prevent any new eggs from hatching into larvae. You can also buy a fogger machine, which will spray this pesticide into the air around your house. This is a good way to ensure that there are no more adult mosquitoes in your yard, but it won't help if you have standing water where they lay their eggs.

If you have pools of standing water on your property, you should hire a professional pool maintenance contractor to drain or cover them up, so mosquitoes do not lay their eggs. This may appear an expensive solution, but it is far less expensive than hiring a pest control company whenever you have a mosquito infestation in your yard.

Mosquito Species

More than 3,000 species of mosquitoes have been identified. These bugs are a problem everywhere except Antarctica, and they can cause discomfort as well as pose a health risk to humans.

Mosquito bites can trigger allergies and spread diseases like malaria, yellow fever, and dengue fever. To lay her eggs, the female mosquito will feed on human blood; she usually does this at night when people are sleeping.

What Attracts Mosquitoes to Humans?

Mosquitoes are attracted to humans by heat, carbon dioxide, and body odor. These are all things that humans emit when we breathe, so it stands to reason that they are drawn to us. 

A mosquito bite is usually not painful at first, but it can quickly become unbearable if it injects saliva into your skin. The itching sensation is caused by histamine release in response to the mosquito's saliva injection while feeding on your blood. Within a few minutes of being bitten by a mosquito, this can cause swelling at the bite site.

You can prevent mosquitoes from biting by wearing light-colored clothes and using insect repellent. A great way to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes is to stay indoors at night when they are most active.

Contact the Experts

Calling Harper Pest Control is your best bet if you need to get rid of mosquitoes. Although you may have read a lot of information online and believe you can keep mosquitoes away safely and effectively, it is always a good idea to call an expert for mosquito control if you have a persistent problem.

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