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Why do I have them?
Mosquitoes breed on or near standing water. This ultimately means that any source of standing water may become a breeding ground for mosquitoes. Because the female mosquito only requires a thin film of water in which to lay her eggs, tin cans, bird feeders, watering cans, old discarded tires, and clogged gutters may harbor these unpleasant pests. Mosquitoes are also known to travel as much as 20 miles in search of a blood meal, so it is safe to presume that they may also become problematic where no water source can be located.
Are they dangerous?
- Dengue Fever
- West Nile Virus
- Yellow Fever
How do I get rid of Mosquitoes?
Reducing the instances of mosquito bites and breeding areas can be an extremely frustrating task for any property owner. Call NZ Pest Control to take control of the situation, and let our highly trained technicians begin by making a detailed inspection of your property. From here, we will consult with you to create a customized mosquito control solution, to ensure that your mosquito problems are taken care of as quickly and effectively as possible.
Can I do it myself?
Do-It-Yourself methods of mosquito control are generally labor-intensive. It is a time-consuming and tedious task to seek out all of the potential mosquitoes breeding grounds and shaded resting areas. Once located, implementing the correct mosquito control option is critical to the success of any mosquito mitigation program.
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How soon can you get here?
At NZ Pest Control, we strive to give our customers a rapid, efficient service, and make every effort to be with you as soon as possible.
Is the treatment safe?
All products used by NZ Pest Control, must have first been thoroughly checked by the EPA and registered for pest control use. Only then can they be considered for use by our highly trained pest control professionals. You can be assured that pest control services provided by NZ Pest Control will not cause any harm to humans or pets.
How can I prevent mosquitoes returning in the future?
Preventing mosquitoes can be very difficult but there are some measures that can be taken to minimize the risk of future problems:
- Check frequently for standing water and flush bird baths and rain barrels at least once per week
- Keep lawns well-maintained to prevent adult mosquitoes from resting in tall grasses
- Maintain aeration system or fountains in ornamental ponds (inhibits development of mosquito larvae)
- Inspect rain gutters for inadequate drainage
- Replacing dense, low-growing perennial plants such as Ivy and Pachysandra with natural strong-scented or herbaceous perennials.