Mosquito Facts – Wear the Right Stuff!

How you dress can make a difference in the number of mosquitoes you attract.  According to, clothing can be effective in defending against mosquito bites, depending on the type of clothing you wear. 

Although mosquitoes go for exposed skin first, they can bite through thin clothing that fits tightly against the skin. They are also attracted to dark clothing.

It’s best to wear long-sleeved, light colored, loose fitting clothing when mosquitoes are abundant.

Mosquito Squad of Columbia can help reduce and prevent dangerous bites from mosquitoes, fleas, ticks and other biting insects from affecting your family, children and pets. Call (803) 219-8621 to learn more about our effective barrier treatment programs that can safely and effectively reduce biting insects in your own backyard.

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