Not only are mosquitos annoying but they can be dangerous too. They spread disease like West Nile and Zika virus, cover you in bug bites, and infest your backyard. Mosquito control West Palm Beach can be daunting unless you follow these easy tips.
Get Rid of Stagnant Water
The number one thing that mosquitos like is stagnant water, so it is crucial to get rid of it all in your backyard. Everything from ponds, kiddie pools, toys left on the lawn, or improperly drained yards are all things that can really attract mosquitos. If you know you are going to enjoy an afternoon in your backyard, make sure all stagnant water is removed.
Set Out Candles or Lanterns
In addition to serving as some mood lighting, candles are a great way to cut back on mosquitos. There are even specific mosquito repellent lanterns that are designed to look great and repel bugs. These lanterns and candles all have a specific range of coverage, so it is important to check the packaging and space out the candles accordingly.
Cover Your Feet
There are two things mosquitos love best: bacteria and sweat. Luckily for them, your toes and leg area is the perfect place to find both of these things. Covering your feet and legs is important to keep the mosquitos at bay.
Need Mosquito Control West Palm Beach?
At the end of the day, the best way to keep mosquitos away is with repellent. If you want some help with your yard, contact us today. Florida Environmental Pest Management is here to help you with all of your mosquito control West Palm Beach needs.