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Mosquito Reduction Services In Houston Done Right

May 30, 2022

Mosquitoes in Houston can ruin some good summertime fun quicker than any other pest. These insects are notorious for leaving their mark whether invited to the party or not.

Mosquitoes In Houston: What You Should Know

Mosquitoes are not only bothersome cookout guests but there are also several serious diseases carried by mosquitoes. Many of these diseases are not common in the United States, but due to commerce and world travel, outbreaks of the Zika virus and malaria aren't unheard of, so it's best to play it safe concerning these pests.

Furthermore, one disease carried by mosquitoes often overlooked is heartworm disease. This parasitic disease does not infect humans, but they do end up in dogs and cats. Mosquitoes are not inherent vectors of diseases; instead, they harbor and transmit pathogens from one host to another.

Three Natural Ways To Repel Mosquitoes 

There is no one best way to control mosquitoes in Houston but implementing several good repellents is a great place to start. 

  1. Plants like marigolds, mint, basil, and lemongrass repel mosquitoes, and most fit nicely into any landscaping.
  2. Get rid of standing water. Mosquitoes lay eggs and spend three-quarters of their lives in standing water.
  3. Use lemon and eucalyptus oil as a repellent. The combination effectively keeps mosquitoes away when applied to the skin topically at pulse points.

There are plants that deter mosquitoes, elimination processes, and essential oils for every pest concern, but the one thing that is guaranteed to work when mosquitoes are taking over your property is professional pest control. Samson Pest and Termite Services is the name to know to rid your yard of mosquitoes for good.

FAQ: Spraying for Mosquitoes In Houston

If you aren't interested in homemade remedies for mosquitoes or have tried them and they've failed for your situation, you may be looking at pesticide spray. Due to mosquitoes' lightweight, a fogging system is often used when pest control service providers treat these insects.

Q: Are sprays quick-acting? 

A: Professional sprays eliminate all mosquitoes in the area immediately for roughly 72 hours and then work to repel them. It is the perfect solution for an outdoor event like a graduation party or wedding.

Q: Are mosquito sprays safe around children?

A: The chemicals in sprays are harmful to mosquitoes, but studies have shown mosquito sprays to be safe to use around children and pets. Plus, the products we use are highly regulated by the state of Texas. When pest professionals spray outside, the spray usually dissipates within ten minutes.

Q: Can I spray for mosquitoes in my yard myself?

Only trained professionals should apply mosquito sprays in order to ensure they're used properly.

If you have questions about spraying for mosquitoes in your yard, give Samson Pest and Termite Services a call today. We have the best pest management professionals around and guarantee our services.

Control Mosquitoes The Easy Way With Samson Pest And Termite Services

Controlling mosquitoes in Houston, TXcan be an ongoing battle, especially if you use your yard frequently. Summertime is the perfect time for family gatherings, pool parties, weddings, and graduations outside among beautiful flowers and green grass. Don't let mosquitoes ruin your good time. If you have tried to eliminate a mosquito problem without success or want to ensure one doesn't happen, give us a call today!