Not only are they annoying, mosquitoes can spread disease like West Nile, zika, and dengue fever. Controlling mosquitoes around your home is possible with DoMyOwn’s selection of repellents, insecticides, foggers, dunks, and mosquito control kits.
Mosquitoes’ preferred breeding sites are stagnant or standing water, such as the water that is left in basins and bins after a rain shower. One easy step towards controlling mosquitoes outdoors is making sure that there is never standing or brackish water around your property. You could say that eliminating these water sources is one natural mosquito repellent you can employ.
Because mosquitoes are airborne insects it is recommended to utilize a fog, or other aerosolized product, when you are combatting these bugs. Although topical applications can be useful as a mosquito repellent they are nearly useless when it comes to knocking out the adult mosquitoes that can spread illness.
Best Way To Get Rid Of Mosquitoes
The best insecticide for mosquitoes you can buy is Talstar insecticide. You can apply this mosquito killer to any kind of plant or shrubbery in your yard (that does not produce anything edible) and it will provide protection for up to 30 days. Make sure to spray the underside of the leaves since this is where mosquitoes lay their eggs.
Natural Mosquito Repellent Plants
There are several plants you can place around your property that are supposed to repel mosquitoes naturally. Some of these include: