Spending time outdoors should be fun, but the presence of mosquitoes on your property can hamper that. Fortunately, there are several measures you can follow to reduce the mosquito population on your property in Texas! Regularly mowing your grass, removing debris from your yard, and keeping your gutters unclogged are some ways to eliminate spots where mosquitoes can take shelter in your outdoor space. Removing standing water is also crucial as it takes away the area where these pests lay their eggs. However, the best way to eliminate them from your property is to sign up for professional mosquito control treatments!
Regularly mow your lawn and remove debris from your yard to help keep mosquitoes away.
The overgrown grass and piles of debris in your yard provide the perfect environment for mosquitoes to thrive in. Tall grass and piles of debris are ideal spots for mosquitoes to take shelter from the sun, wind, and predators. It's vital that you regularly mow your lawn to keep it short so they don't retain and trap moisture that mosquitoes need to lay eggs. This will also ensure enough sunlight reaches the ground so they can't linger there to take refuge. Removing debris like grass clippings, twigs, and leaves will help deter mosquitoes because it will eliminate the areas where they can stay to hide from predators and hunker down in case things get windy. Without a place to hide and become comfortable, your property will become unappealing to mosquitoes!
Keep mosquitoes at bay by making sure your gutters aren't clogged.
Well-maintained gutters are crucial in reducing the mosquito population on your property. Often overlooked, your gutters can quickly accumulate debris and become clogged, collecting water that eventually becomes stagnant. Gutters filled with stagnant water and debris provide mosquitoes with another place to lay eggs and provides them with shelter from the sun, strong winds, and predators. When sweeping your property for problematic areas that can house mosquitoes, make sure your gutters are on that list!
Remove or regularly refresh any standing water on your property to help keep mosquitoes away.
Standing water is the primary requirement for mosquitoes to lay eggs. An effective way to control their population on your property is to remove or regularly refresh any standing water to ensure they have nowhere to lay and hatch their eggs! You'll want to ensure you're thoroughly looking for and removing standing water on your property, and here are some places where you can spot stagnant water:
- Pet water bowls
- Bird baths
- Trash bin lids
- Kiddie pools
Water features like ponds can also hold stagnant water. Since the water from these can't be removed, you can refresh it regularly or add bubblers so the water can circulate. This way, mosquitoes can't use your water features to lay their eggs!
Sign Up for Mosquito Control Treatments
All of the tips mentioned above are undoubtedly helpful in reducing the number of mosquitoes on your property. Still, signing up for mosquito control treatments is the most effective way to reduce the mosquito population on your property! Mosquitoes are troublesome pests, so you want to make sure you have optimal protection against them. With this type of service, skilled professionals will visit your property to apply mosquito control treatments that are effective at reducing the population. They will also return to your property multiple times a year to reapply the treatments and ensure you have consistent protection from these pests throughout the mosquito season.
Call us today to enroll in our mosquito control service!
If mosquitoes have invaded your property, it's time to take your outdoor space back from them with our mosquito control service. When you enroll in this service, we will visit your property 8 times throughout the mosquito season to apply our treatments. These treatments will drastically reduce the mosquito population on your property!
We offer this service to residential properties in Keller, Aledo, Saginaw, and nearby areas in Texas. Give us a call today at (817) 349-0580 to enroll in our mosquito control service.