SEVEN EXPERT TIPS FOR MOSQUITO CONTROL

Mosquitoes carry a variety of diseases that can be deadly, such as West Nile Virus and Malaria. If you’re not sure how to control the mosquito population in your yard, our mosquito control experts are always ready to help. Below our team of highly trained technicians provides you with helpful tips to protect your family and home from mosquitoes.

  • Tip: Get rid of standing water in your outdoor spaces. Standing water may be in your child’s plastic toys, areas underneath downspouts, plant saucers, or dog bowls. Other areas may include traps, gutters, and flat roofs.
  • Toss: Remove excess grass, leaves, firewood, and grass-clippings from your yard.
  • Turn: Turn over larger yard items that could hold water, like children's portable sandboxes, plastic toys, or birdbaths.
  • Remove Tarps: If tarps stretched over firewood piles, boats, or sports equipment aren't taut, they may be holding water that you should remove.
  • Take Care: Take care of home maintenance needs that can lead to standing water. This includes cleaning out gutters, making sure downspouts are adequately attached, keeping your grass cut low, and check irrigation systems for leaks.
  • Team Up: Despite taking all precautions in your own home, talking to neighbors is a crucial component to mosquito and tick control. Homes with little space between lots can mean that mosquitoes breed at a neighbor’s house and affect your property.
  • Treat: Utilize a mosquito elimination barrier treatment around your home and yard.

HOW TO CONTROL THE MOSQUITO POPULATION

Implementing the 7 T’s of mosquito control is essential to protect you and your family from bites and diseases. However, there are other things you can do that can help you eliminate mosquitoes from your yard. For example, using a barrier treatment reduces the need for using DEET-based bug repellent on the body. Mosquito Squad's barrier treatment eliminates up to 90% of the mosquitoes and ticks on a property. Applied by our professional applicator, the Barrier Protection Treatment continues to work for up to 21 days. Our team will remind you in advance of upcoming services and leave you a notice that we’ve visited. Our service is automatic, so you don’t need to be home during the application. The best part is that your children and pets only need to wait 30 minutes before returning to the yard!

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  • Gnat Control

    Does anyone want gnats around? Gnope. Threatening the comfort and health of humans and pets, female gnats feed on blood, leaving itchy, swollen bumps behind. Our pros have the most effective treatment methods for these irritating pests.

  • Natural Mosquito Treatment Option

    While our Traditional Barrier Protection Treatment products are registered with the EPA, we also offer a solution that uses essential oils for a completely natural repellant that kills mosquitoes and ticks on contact. Lasting up to 21 days, our technicians handle application schedules that let you enjoy your yard within 30 minutes of service.

  • Special Event Sprays

    Forget about you and your guests being bitten during your next outdoor event, and don’t bother carrying around spray repellent that gets everywhere. We’ll arrive early to apply your treatment before any food arrives, ensuring the spray is dry and odor-free before the start of your event.

  • Stink Bug Control

    As their name implies, stink bugs leave an odor that will ruin any outdoor time you have in mind. Whether you need one-time treatment, seasonal, or consistent control, our EPA-registered formula will clear out these smelly pests.

  • Tick Control

    Ticks love all sorts of areas that are close to the ground – from leaf piles to wooded areas, shrubs, and birdfeeders – there are many places they’ll take refuge until they find someone to feed on. Avoid the many tick-borne diseases that people and pets are susceptible to with professional treatment.

  • Traditional Mosquito Barrier Treatment

    This signature treatment helps keeps you free from mosquitoes, reducing the population on contact and working continuously for up to 21 days. The most effective control targets areas of your yard where mosquitoes feed and reproduce, with recurring protection to ensure you’re covered. Working with our team lets you enjoy pest-free time outdoors without worrying about when your next treatment is. Our technicians are trained to utilize yard friendly practices that won’t damage your property.