DIY Mosquito Treatment Options
There are several options you can consider when you’re looking for the best possible mosquito treatment. Many people look to DIY mosquito control to solve their problems, but can you prevent mosquitoes reliably on your own?
Typically, DIY treatments will not control mosquitoes as well as professional ones. However, there are some you may want to try that can help with smaller infestations or localized mosquito activity.
How Can I Get Rid of Mosquitoes Myself?
One of the best ways to get rid of mosquitoes without professional extermination services is to limit the attractive factors your property provides for them. This means inspecting your outdoor areas for standing water sources that can serve as mosquito breeding grounds. Cover or pour out water in pools, birdbaths, planters, buckets, playsets, and anywhere else it has built up. You can also consider using oscillating fans outdoors to drive these weak fliers away.
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Are Homemade Mosquito Sprays Reliable?
If you are in the middle of a mosquito infestation, you might be wondering if you already own anything that could help get rid of them. Many people report that using essential oils helps them to repel mosquitoes in their yard. While spraying a diluted essential oil mixture can keep mosquitoes at bay, this method is not a long-term mosquito control solution. It’s best to work with a professional who can assess your property to determine the best mosquito control methods to go forward with.
DIY vs. Professional Mosquito Control Results
If you need to completely get rid of mosquitoes and keep them from coming back, a visit from a professional mosquito exterminator is in your best interest. A mosquito expert can assess your property for hotspots to apply the most efficient and strategic barrier treatment possible, keeping your yard mosquito-free for months. Contact our team at Arrow Exterminating to learn how we can help!