Updated: Apr 9
Mosquitoes and ticks are common pests that can not only be a nuisance, but also pose a significant health risk to humans and animals. Both of these pests are known to carry and transmit diseases such as Lyme disease, West Nile virus, and Zika virus. As such, it's important to take proactive steps to prevent mosquito and tick infestations and keep your family safe.
Here are some effective treatments for mosquitoes and ticks:
Mosquito Barrier Spray: A mosquito barrier spray is an effective way to reduce mosquito populations around your home or business. The spray contains a natural insecticide that targets adult mosquitoes and their larvae, killing them on contact. The spray is applied to vegetation, walls, and other surfaces where mosquitoes are likely to rest.
Tick Tubes: Tick tubes are an innovative way to control tick populations in your yard. The tubes are filled with treated cotton that mice use to build their nests. The treatment kills the ticks on the mice, preventing them from spreading to humans and animals.
Larvicide Treatments: Larvicide treatments target mosquito larvae in standing water, preventing them from developing into adult mosquitoes. These treatments are effective in controlling mosquito populations in areas with standing water such as ponds, fountains, and bird baths.
Perimeter Treatments: Perimeter treatments are a great way to keep ticks and mosquitoes from entering your home. These treatments involve applying a barrier around the perimeter of your property to keep ticks and mosquitoes away.
Integrated Pest Management: Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is a comprehensive approach to pest control that includes prevention, monitoring, and treatment. IPM uses a combination of methods such as sanitation, exclusion, and chemical treatments to manage pest populations.
By utilizing these treatments and strategies, you can effectively control mosquito and tick populations around your home or business, reducing the risk of disease transmission and keeping your family safe. It's important to work with a licensed pest control professional who has experience in mosquito and tick control to ensure that you get the best results.