Categories for Mosquito Control

Mosquito Infestations: Why to Hire a Professional to Handle It

July 23, 2023

Mosquito Infestations: Why to Hire a Professional to Handle It Mosquitos are a common pest that everyone deals with at one time or another. These insects are known for their itchy bites and high-pitched buzzing noise. While it is natural to want to DIY mosquito control, it can turn out to be a challenging and time-consuming task. Mosquito infestations can be difficult to manage, which is why it is important to hire a professional pest control service to tackle the issue. Here are some reasons why hiring a professional to handle mosquito infestations is the best decision you can make.... View Article

Signs You May Have a Mosquito Infestation

July 7, 2023

Signs You May Have a Mosquito Infestation Mosquitoes are pesky insects that can quickly ruin your outdoor experience. Not only are they annoying, but they also pose health risks by carrying diseases such as West Nile virus and dengue fever. While seeing a few mosquitoes around your home is normal, an infestation can be a serious problem. Here are some signs that you may have a mosquito infestation. 1. Mosquito Bites The most obvious sign of a mosquito infestation is mosquito bites. If you or your family are experiencing more mosquito bites than usual, it could indicate an infestation. Mosquitoes... View Article

Tips and Tricks To Prevent Mosquito Bites This Summer

September 21, 2022

 We all love summer but hate mosquitos. It is so hard to ensure that you are safe from mosquitos and the itch their bites cause. They are small, they are quick, and they are going to be hard to avoid. There are some methods that you can use to help avoid mosquitos and to ensure that you will be free from mosquito bites all summer long. What Is the Best Way To Not Get Mosquito Bites? The first thing that you can do to help avoid mosquitos is to ensure that you are keeping your yard free of any standing water.... View Article

When Does Mosquito Season End in Illinois?

October 5, 2021

There are over 3,000 species of mosquitoes worldwide. The three main species in the Midwest include the Western encephalitis mosquito, Asian tiger mosquito and Northern house mosquito. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), these pests can carry diseases like the West Nile virus, dengue and the Jamestown Canyon virus. Thankfully, we don’t have mosquitoes all year long like other areas of the world. Mosquito season in Illinois typically begins in early April and ends in mid-October. Mosquitoes come out for the year when the average overnight temperature is at least 50°F for at least a week.... View Article

What You Need to Know Before Spraying for Mosquitoes

August 2, 2021

Mosquitoes suck—quite literally. That’s not only their role in the ecosystem of life, but it’s also an accurate way to describe how most of us feel about them. There are many ways to get rid of mosquitoes in your general area, and one is to spray repellant to keep them away. But there are some things you should know about this type of approach to mosquito control before spraying for mosquitoes. What is mosquito spray? Insect control sprays are usually made up of powerful chemicals, and mosquito control sprays are no exception. In residential mosquito control, companies often use insecticides... View Article

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