Guide To Minimizing Mosquito Exposure

6/12/2019

There are very few things in life that everyone collectively dislikes, but mosquitoes come pretty close. Whether you are a judge, a criminal, a soldier, or the average 9-5 employee, chances are, on some level, you cannot stand mosquitoes.

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Granted there are some people who have never had to deal with mosquitoes and thus do not hold an opinion about them, but this article is not for them. This article is to help you get unwanted mosquitoes off of your property.

What Attracts Mosquitoes To Properties?

Have you ever wondered what attracts mosquitoes to properties? You may not like the answer. The truth is, aside from flowering plants, anything that has blood attracts mosquitoes. Now there are some other minor factors such as heat, the color of your clothing, your body type, and lactic acid, but nothing attracts them as much as the prospect of a good blood meal. This means that whenever you go outside, whenever an animal wonders across your property, or really when anything containing blood moves about, mosquitoes will take notice.

Tips To Minimize Mosquito Exposure

There are some ways you can reduce your exposure to mosquitoes this summer. Here is our list of tips and tricks to do just that.

  • Wear light-colored clothing when out and about. This will make you harder to spot by mosquitoes.

  • Apply mosquito repellent as needed. There are many different brands to choose from.

  • Eliminate sources of standing water around your home that may be being used by mosquitoes to breed.

  • Consider installing fans around outdoor lounging areas as mosquitoes are terrible flyers and even a light breeze will stop them from being able to land on you.

  • Invest in professional mosquito treatments for your yard. This is the best way to defend anyone on your property from the dangers and frustrations mosquitoes pose.

How Resolution Can Help

Here at Resolution Pest, we have the treatments you need to stay protected against mosquitoes through the rest of the summer. Our team of professionals has trained long and hard to know how to deal with unwanted mosquitoes and would be happy to use that knowledge to get your property the protection it needs. It is worth the investment.

To find out more about our mosquito treatments, or to talk to a representative about pest control options for your home, give us a call today!

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