While mosquitoes can live almost anywhere there is water and heat, they tend to thrive in areas that provide the perfect breeding ground for them – standing water. And with the ever-growing concern over the spread of the Zika virus – which is spread by various species of mosquitoes – it is now more important than ever that people take precautions to prevent mosquitoes from getting a foothold on their property.
If mosquitoes are present on your property, Ryan Lawn & Tree has a solution. We will apply our Mosquito Guard Program, creating a barrier around your property to keep mosquitoes out for up to 4 weeks. We send only licensed Mosquito Professionals to inspect your entire property, and then treat foliage areas and other mosquito breeding grounds around your property – with up to 7 applications of Mosquito Guard per year. Mosquito Guard is completely safe for people and pets, and does no damage to your landscape and plants.
With that being said, here are some ways to help eradicate mosquitoes from your property:
If your home is on a lake, or if you have a pond on your property, there are still some things you can do to make it harder for mosquitoes to live around your home:
These steps should help reduce the mosquito population around your home. Combining these steps with Ryan Lawn & Tree’s Mosquito Guard Program should give you the strongest combination of strategies for keeping you safe from mosquitoes all summer long.