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Why Effective Mosquito Control Is So Important For Your Atlanta Property

We don't need to tell you that mosquitoes are irritating pests that leave itchy wounds on your skin, and we don't have to convince you that this is more than enough reason to rid your yard of mosquitoes. But effective mosquito control isn't easy, and you might like to know what you could be doing wrong so you can fix it. If so, we have some great information to share with you. Our on-staff experts have put together some essential facts about why effective mosquito control is so important, what you can do to keep mosquitoes away from your yard, and how Atlanta mosquito control experts deal with these pests. You're not going to find fluff here. We'll dig deep into this topic today. Everything we share will pertain to effective mosquito control, what works best, and why it works. As always, we want to let you know that you don't have to read a long article about mosquitoes to get relief from these pests. You can jump to our contact page and reach out to us for immediate assistance. With that said, let's get started.

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Why Choose Tuxedo Mosquito Control?

Mosquito Bites Can Spread Dangerous Diseases

Both male and female mosquitoes can carry human pathogens, but only female mosquitoes bite. Before a female mosquito lays eggs in your yard by the hundreds, she may decide to bite you. For this reason, adult mosquito control is essential to prevent disease transmission. Here are some diseases you can get from mosquitoes and which mosquitoes spread them.

  • Culex mosquitoes, often called house mosquitoes, are primarily responsible for the spread of West Nile virus. While less than 300 people die from West Nile virus each year in the United States, even one death is too many. Culex mosquitoes also spread St. Louis, Japanese, Western equine, and Eastern equine encephalitis, all of which can cause potentially life-threatening brain swelling.
  • Aedes mosquitoes, like the yellow fever mosquito and tiger mosquito, spread hazardous viruses, such as Zika, yellow, dengue, and Chikungunya virus. None of these viruses are endemic to the United States and only present a threat during outbreaks.
  • Anopheles mosquitoes spread malaria. In 2020, malaria led to an estimated 241 million clinical episodes, with 627,000 deaths. The number of deaths reported in the United States is minimal as malaria is not endemic. Deaths only occur during outbreaks. 

When weighing the threat mosquitoes represent, it is essential to know all the facts. Here are a few not-well-known facts to consider.

  • Do you know that mosquitoes can give heartworms to your pet? Dogs are the most impacted by this mosquito-borne microorganism.
  • Do you know it is possible to have a mosquito-borne disease but no symptoms? Even if you or someone in your home is asymptomatic, mosquitoes on your property can contract a disease and transmit it. The next person to contract the disease may then develop symptoms.
  • Do you know that mosquito-borne diseases can have minor symptoms? Even the worst viruses can have mild symptoms mistaken for the flu or common cold. 
  • Reported cases usually occur when hospitalization is required. Most Atlanta residents are not aware of how widespread or common mosquito-related sickness really is.

In light of how mosquitoes can make you sick, isn't it best to ensure you have effective mosquito control? Is it also not best to have mosquito control that targets adult mosquitoes? There is a place for natural mosquito control, but it is not the best way for homeowners in Atlanta to deal with mosquitoes. Why? Because mosquito control isn't about finding the right product. It is a mixture of professional inspections, eco-friendly products, appropriate material applications, appropriately scheduled treatments, or the installation of misting systems. We'll get to this in a moment. First, let's talk about that elephant in the room.

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Hear From Our Happy Customers

At Tuxedo Mosquito Control, your satisfaction is our priority! See for yourself what our customers have to say about working with us.

    "Extremely pleased!"

    It is so nice being in our backyard and garage area and not having to worry about being bitten!

    Lindsay C.
    "My technician, Joe Hamby, is the best!"

    Joe has been servicing our property for five years and I can always count on him!

    Patti B.
    "Couldn't be happier!"

    He even offered valuable advice on managing our mosquito problem. Highly recommend their services to anyone in need!

    Seth J.
    "Very professional!"

    Joe has been great! He’s very professional, and personable and his treatment of our front and backyard has continuously worked great to keep mosquitos at bay. Everyone I’ve referred to Tuxedo Mosquito has been very happy with their service and

    Tony C.
    "Best in the industry!"
    Christopher H.
    "The best customer service!"

    These guys have been doing Mosquito Control for over 20 years. They have to best customer service in the state. They also have Kiln dried firewood for sale during winter months!

    David M.
    "Quality product!"

    This is my first mosquito season using the mosquito traps. They work beautifully and they do not affect the pollinators. Tuxedo Mosquito delivers a quality product while providing excellent customer service!

    Gayle S.
    "Joe has been great! He’s very professional, personable, and his treatment of our front and backyard has continuously worked great to keep mosquitos at bay."
    Tony C.

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