One of the most annoying insects that humans will ever come into contact with is the mosquito. From the beginning of time, the mosquito has been a pest that man is faced to deal with whether he likes it or not. Mosquitoes persistently buzz around our heads, get in our faces and leave irritating welt marks behind after a bite. Mosquitoes love to suck our blood and will feast as long as they are able to get away with. Spring is one of the busiest times for mosquitoes, as the weather is warming up and many places around your home are becoming extremely attractive to mosquitoes. A-Tex Pest Management delves more into mosquitoes below.
Mosquito Bites Can Be Dangerous
Death is not usually the first thought that is accompanied by a mosquito bite, but mosquitoes should be taken seriously as some of the diseases that they transmit to humans can become fatal. Mosquitoes may carry number deadly diseases that include malaria, yellow fever, dengue fever, encephalitis and the Zika virus. If you have a pet dog then keep in mind that mosquitoes can also carry heartworm, which is lethal to your dog. Mosquitoes may seem like more of a nuisance than anything else, but when you consider the many different diseases that the mosquitoes can transmit to humans, the need to keep them as fara away from your home becomes a top priority.
Dump Stagnant Water to Keep Mosquitoes Away
One of the biggest attractors of mosquitoes is standing water. Standing water provides the perfect environment for mosquitoes to breed and lay eggs. Just a few inches of water is all it takes for a female mosquito to deposit her eggs. Very small mosquito larva develop quite rapidly and can do so in bird baths, roof gutters, empty flower pots and old tires. Really any object around your yard that can collect a small amount of rain water can end up becoming a prime location for mosquitoes to thrive in.
Mosquito Pest Inspections, Treatment, Control, Removal & More in Austin, Round Rock, Leander, Pflugerville & Cedar Park Texas
The best way to keep mosquitoes away from your home is to hire A-Tex Pest Management to take care of your home. We are skilled and experienced in dealing with mosquitoes. Our professional technicians will keep mosquitoes away from your property and your home. A-Tex Pest Management is equipped with all of the latest and most effective tools and materials needed to keep mosquitoes away from your home for good. If you are struggling with a heavy presence of mosquitoes on your property or near your home, contact us today.