A Permanent Mosquito Control Solution For Your Marietta Property
November 01, 2022
Identifying A Mosquito Problem On Your Property
In the evening, when you go outside your Marrietta home and, within a few minutes, begin to feel mosquitoes biting, you have a problem. If you must apply bug spray to go out into the garden to ward off mosquitoes, you have an issue with mosquitoes in Georgia. Mosquitoes on your Marietta property indicate breeding areas are on your property or nearby. To identify these breeding areas, survey your property and look for the following:
- Leaking outdoor faucets
- Potted plants trays with no drainage
- Clogged gutters and downspouts
- Moist leaf piles in shaded areas
- Low-lying areas with puddles
- Poorly draining ditches
- Opened garbage cans
- Baby pools or children's playsets that may be collecting water
- Nearby ponds or retention ponds without a sprinkler
To get rid of mosquitoes in the yard, you need to remove anything that retains water; you need to add sprinklers to stir the water in the pond or retention pond. Stagnant water is where mosquitoes breed, and most do not travel far from their breeding site, so a mosquito problem on your property indicates it is a breeding area.
Mosquitoes Are Known To Spread Many Dangerous Diseases
There is a long association between mosquitoes and malaria. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), in 2020, there were 241 million cases of malaria reported, and 627,000 people died from the disease. Although 2,000 malaria cases were reported that same year in the United States, malaria is not a deadly disease here due to the availability of treatments.
In addition to malaria, mosquitoes carry other disease-causing pathogens. Here is a list of diseases caused by mosquitoes in America:
- West Nile virus
- Encephalitis (St. Louis, Eastern equine, Japanese, la crosse)
Those who travel outside our county may also contract the Zika virus and yellow fever. Some of these diseases cause flu-like symptoms, but others, like the various versions of encephalitis, may cause permanent injury or death due to brain or spinal cord swelling.
Why Do-It-Yourself Mosquito Control Can Be Less Than Successful
Everyone wants to save money, and mosquito control is no exception. The problem with DIY mosquito control is that the products or solutions seldom work. For example, many argue that certain plants will get rid of mosquitoes, but it is not the plants themselves that repel mosquitos; instead, it is the oil from the plants.
Store-bought sprays may help briefly; however, they will not be as long-lasting as professional spray products. Also, store-bought solutions will not be effective if they do not have the right mosquito repellant ingredients. Another issue is knowing where to spray for maximum effectiveness.
The Benefits Of A Quality Mosquito Control Program For Your Property
At Tuxedo Mosquito Control, we have trained mosquito technicians who know where to apply our safe but effective mosquito insecticides. Our professionals know what ingredients work to remove mosquitos. Our trained team members will inspect your property and, using their experience and expertise, will recommend the best way to get rid of mosquitoes in the yard. Tuxedo Mosquito Control offers the best mosquito control in Marietta. Contact us today to get a free quote.
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Tuxedo Mosquito is the only company we have used to control mosquitos in our yard. The service person sprays our shrubs in the woods behind our home and every shrub and plant in our yard. To the best of our knowledge this is our 9th year using Tuxedo Mosquito. Their service is excellent!!