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Mosquito Control West Palm Beach

Mosquito | mosquito controlGet the best mosquito control West Palm Beach and don’t let mosquitoes ruin your outdoor living space! Without the proper mosquito exterminator, these biting pests have a habit of making even the most enjoyable evening outside a frustrating mess. Not just an itchy nuisance, they also have the ability to transmit diseases like West Nile Virus, and putting a stop to them in your yard immediately is a must.

Know Your Enemy

There are more than 3000 species of mosquitoes throughout the world, and 176 of them reside in the U.S., many calling Florida their home. Just a few years ago, Florida researchers discovered yet another species in the state. Mosquitoes choose their targets based on smell, heat, and other cues, and they’ll continue eating until they’re full. Females can live up to a month, feeding every second night.

Mosquitoes feed both at dawn and dusk, so that backyard barbeque means you’ll certainly be on the menu. Some species, though, feed day and night, so no matter when you’re outside, they’ll be ready to bite.

It’s Just a Bug Bite, Right?

A mosquito bite isn’t always as simple as an itchy welt. Instead, they can be a serious problem, both for people and animals alike. In farm animals, their bites can cause weight loss, decreased milk production, and more. When it comes to people, the bites mean the potential for disease transmission. While conditions like West Nile Virus tend to hit the headlines, they’re routinely responsible for other serious conditions, even here in the United States.

What You Can Do Now

Put an end to these annoying pests that surround you, and get mosquito control West Palm Beach! Start by making a call to Florida Environmental Pest Management, the leading Palm Beach County mosquito control center. We’ll help you identify problem areas in your yard and use ECO friendly methods to alleviate the infestation so you can enjoy your outdoor space. Beyond calling us for mosquito control, there are several other things you can do on your own.

  • Eliminate standing water in your yard. It’s the perfect incubator for mosquitoes. Whether it’s your watering can or a bird bath, keep that water as fresh as possible and fill any places where water might gather, like low spots in your yard.
  • Keep your grass short. The shorter your grass, the less likely it is that adult mosquitoes will hide there. Keeping shrubs and bushes trimmed back can also help to eliminate potential hiding places.
  • Proper pool care is essential. Keep the water in your pool as clean as possible. Even if it’s been treated, you still need to keep it clean or you could be inviting mosquitoes into your yard.

Enjoy your backyard again. Give us a call for more information about our mosquito control West Palm Beach services, and how to alleviate these pests and love your space again.