Mosquitos are one of the most annoying insects around. They keep trying to get a taste of your blood no matter what you efforts are at trying to get rid of them.
However, they are not only annoying they are deadly as well. They are carriers of infections such as Malaria, Dengue Fever, West Nile fever, and many others. They spread these to humans by biting and sucking the blood of the human. When they do this, they automatically transfer the disease to the victim. It is, therefore, imperative that you do all you can to get rid of these blood sucking creatures. If you have trouble with mosquito’s in your home, you should immediately contact a pest control service that specializes in eradicating a mosquito problem.
Apart from employing an expert there are many things you can do yourself to stop mosquitos from breeding. You should frequently check for stagnant water around the house. If it has just rained, check around your garden and ensure there are no puddles of water anywhere.
Mosquitos breed in stagnant water and if it is not taken care of you will soon find mosquitos buzzing around your house. You must be more careful if you have kids around the house as if an infected mosquito bites a child it can cause severe illness and pain.
Around the world, especially in developing countries mosquitos are a huge problem. However, they have now started to spread in the US too. If you have to go out in the evenings or are having an outdoor party in your garden, use some mosquito repellent spray on yourself and anyone who will be present. There are plants that you can grow in your garden that are natural repellents. One such plant is citronella.
If possible have a few of these plants growing in your garden. You can also purchase citronella candles that when lit will give off a vapor that repels these annoying mosquitos.
Take measures to get rid of these insects as they can be a dangerous problem for you and your family. If you have a severe issue call a professional pest control service to take care of the issue for you.