It seems like every year, there is a new epidemic transmitted by mosquitoes. We have seen outbreaks of Malaria, West Nile Virus, Chikungunya and this year it is the Zika Virus at the forefront of concern.
Also, mosquitoes carrying the West Nile Virus have been found in the area, but not in abundance. Mosquitoes that carry West Nile Virus effect victims in different ways. Some people may not get sick at all while others may feel flu-like when they have it. For others it can become much more severe and require hospitalization.
Mosquitoes are infuriating pests that can ruin outdoor activities. You deserved to be able to enjoy your yard without the constant concerns of mosquito-borne illnesses.
Here are some tips on keeping the mosquitoes at bay and a list of some benefits to involving a Cedar Rapids and Iowa City, IA professional mosquito repellent fogging company in your quest to make your yard a mosquito-free zone.
Professional Mosquito Spray Fogging Company
Pest Control Knowledge
A professional has ascertained extensive knowledge in their field. Dealing with the multitude of pests, professional pest control technicians have learned a great deal about the enemy. Knowing mosquitoes habits, strengths, weaknesses and all matters relating to their species, professional pest control companies can help customize and execute the perfect solution for you needs.
Experience with Mosquito Control Methods
Once practicing their trade, a mosquito spray technician has learned how to apply their knowledge. Picking up the better ways to treat mosquitoes, can aid them in terminating the infestation with the most successful treatments.
Skills and Equipment
Professionals have acquired the skills to deal with pests. Hindering the mosquitoes from becoming an epidemic, they can apply their knowledge and skills, utilizing the modern technological equipment and chemicals for effective eradication.
DIY Mosquito Tips
Mosquito repellent is an excellent resource when you know you will be in a mosquito populated area while enjoying the great outdoors. If you are a sunscreen wearer, be sure to apply it before the mosquito repellent, and always follow the directions on the label.
For children over the age of 2 and up, along with adults, invest in a mosquito repellent that contains 30%-50% DEET. Doing so will allow the mosquito repellent to be active for several hours. A lower percentage of DEET needs to be reapplied a lot more frequently.
Natural Mosquito Repellents
There are many people that prefer the natural remedies as opposed to commercial chemicals. For a more natural repellent mix Tea Tree Oil and Vitamin B. A lot of people have been quite pleased with the results of using that formulation.
Remove Standing Water in Yard
It is no secret that mosquitoes are attracted to standing water. When pools are not in use, keep them covered. Avoid areas where puddles might have accumulated in the last rain storm.
How We Can Help
At Lawn-Tek, we want you to live care-free and rest easy that your yard is a safe place for your family and pets to enjoy. We are currently offering professional mosquito repellent yard treatment spraying/fogging in Cedar Rapids and Iowa City, Iowa.
Our experts at Lawn-Tek have been trained to deal with all manner of pests, including mosquitos. With our top of the line equipment and quality treatments, mosquitoes don’t stand a chance!
Call us today for a free estimate or fill out our online estimate request form.