Is Your Outdoor Event at Risk of Mosquito Invasion?

Posted by Mosquito Squad
Is Your Outdoor Event at Risk of Mosquito Invasion?

December 20, 2023

Throughout the summer season in our area, there is ample opportunity to take advantage of the amazing weather. Our region is fortunate to have some of the best weather around come summertime, and we have incredible flexibility when it comes to planning outdoor events. If the weather is nice almost all the time, there is little risk that something will come along to ruin your event! That is unless there are mosquitoes around. As you know well, mosquitoes are some of the most annoying creatures we encounter daily, and these tiny insects present a real threat to our outdoor lifestyles. Unfortunately, mosquitoes are here to stay, with their populations appearing to grow every year. Indeed, due to climate changes and shifting food sources, mosquitoes are predicted to target residential areas with increasing frequency in the coming years; it may even be happening now. So, what should you do if your outdoor living enjoyment is threatened by mosquitoes?

Amherst mosquito control is essential

One of the first steps toward controlling mosquitoes is by removing standing water from your property. Mosquitoes gravitate towards standing water because this is where they lay their eggs, which will rapidly develop into adult mosquitoes within 8-10 days. Standing water can be hard to find if we don’t know where to look, but here are some hints. Make sure to check gutters to ensure there is no clogging, remove leaf litter from the yard that could be holding water, and dump out the water in your bird bath or planter pots frequently. Mosquitoes are excellent at finding standing water, so you need to be equally vigilant.

Another method of keeping mosquitoes away is by wearing bug spray with some amount of DEET or essential oils to dissuade mosquitoes from biting you. In addition to wearing pants and long sleeves, these are convenient ways to avoid mosquitoes, but the methods do nothing to address the source of your mosquito problem. To address mosquitoes at the source, consult the professionals at Mosquito Squad.

Amherst mosquito control is the key to special event enjoyment

At Mosquito Squad, we’ve worked since 2005 to ensure our neighbors are defended from mosquitoes and their bites. With the help of our special event mosquito treatments, we can ensure your event is defended for its duration and you can enjoy time with friends and family without having to worry as much about mosquitoes and mosquito-borne diseases. We take your enjoyment and health seriously, and we’re here to help accordingly!

Don’t let mosquitoes ruin your outdoor event. With Amherst mosquito control from Mosquito Squad of Springfield, you can enjoy your event without worries! Give us a call at (413) 418-3359.