Mosquitoes are slender long-legged fly with aquatic larvae that belong to the family culieridae, females of most mosquito species are responsible for the pesky blood sucking.

Where are mosquitoes found?

Mosquitoes are usually bred in dark, moist areas such as in roofs, in-between wall cavities, and around your garden.

Mosquitoes are found in:

  • Still water areas

  • Drains or around drains and sinks

  • Bathrooms

  • Garages

  • Garden Sheds

  • Long Grass

What are the signs of an infestation?

Signs of an infestation include:

  • Lavae in still waters

  • Swarms of insects around drains and sinks

  • Mosquito bites or rashes

  • Mosquitoes hovering around lights or food

How can I prevent mosquitoes?

To keep mosquitoes away from your property:

  • Keep your property as dry as possible

  • Trim and prune all shrubs, particularly around the root crown

  • Ensure your Regular Pest Control is up to date

  • Use High quality soil for pots and garden beds

  • Clean gutters and drains out quarterly

  • Keep them doors shut! If you have a furry family member that uses a doggy door make sure the seals are intact and flush to prevent gaps that allow mosquitoes through

 

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Regular General Pest Control can alleviate mosquito infestations from your property


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