How to Get Rid of Mosquitoes in Your Yard
Mosquitoes are one of the most annoying nuisance pests for homeowners in the summertime. Once they’ve found somewhere to breed, it can be tough to end the infestation. But there are useful tools to consider that can help get rid of mosquitoes in your yard.
Mosquito traps, netting, sprays, and barrier systems are some of the most popular choices. Additionally, prevention can be highly effective. If your yard isn’t attractive to mosquitoes, they might not show up in the first place.
What's the Best Way to Get Rid of Mosquitoes?
If you are in the midst of a major mosquito infestation, you want to know what works best. The real answer is that each treatment type has its own applications. The first step should always be assessing your property and determining which treatment makes the most sense. If you’re not sure, a professional mosquito exterminator can inspect the property and make recommendations.
Depending on what you’re trying to accomplish, mosquito traps, netting, repellants and pesticides are all viable options.
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5 Ways to Stop Mosquitoes From Returning
Getting rid of the mosquitoes is the first step. Making sure they don’t come back comes next. Take a look at your yard and think like a mosquito. What makes the yard attractive to a mosquito? How can you change that? Here a few ways to make your yard less attractive to mosquitoes:
- Get rid of or cover up areas of standing water – no matter how small
- Cover spas, pools, and birdbaths when not in use
- Install screens on windows and doors to keep them from getting inside
- Consider mosquito traps, fans, or other mitigation tools
- Hire a professional mosquito exterminator to inspect your home and apply preventative treatments prior to mosquito season
Long-Term Mosquito Control For Your Long Island Yard
The mosquito life cycle is very short, which means mosquito populations are always regenerating, and that makes it very difficult to eliminate them over the long term.
The best option is to work with your local mosquito exterminators. The technicians at Arrow Exterminating have a comprehensive understanding of the types of mosquito problems faced here on Long Island and know when, where, and how to apply mosquito control for best results.