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DIY Mosquito Treatment Options

Many people look to using DIY or all-natural mosquito treatments when they are dealing with the pest. But how effective are these DIY methods? Typically, DIY treatments are not as effective in getting rid of mosquitoes. That said, some all-natural methods may work to repel mosquitoes in the first place, helping you prevent an infestation in your home or garden.

DIY Mosquito Treatment Options in Bristol TN - Leo's Pest Control

Can I Get Rid of Mosquitoes Myself?

The best way to get rid of mosquitoes on your own is to eliminate the things on your property that may attract them in the first place. The most important thing to do is to inspect your property for potential mosquito grounds, which can be anything that contains stagnant water. Tip-over or cover standing water in birdbaths, pools, buckets, planters, playsets, and more. You may also consider installing oscillating fans in your outdoor patio, as mosquitoes are weak fliers that keep away from windy environments. These are two easy, essential ways to get rid of mosquito problems yourself.

Are Homemade Mosquito Sprays Dangerous?

If you have mosquito problems, you may be wondering if there are any household items you can use to get rid of them. Many people claim that using essential oils diluted in a spray will repel mosquitoes. While these sprays can be effective at warding off mosquitoes, they are not strong enough to eliminate a mosquito problem in your home or yard. It’s always recommended to work with a professional who can recommend the best mosquito treatment options.

When to Get A Professional For Mosquito Treatment

To both control active mosquitoes and prevent mosquitoes from returning, it’s always best to consult your local mosquito exterminators. An expert can help ensure mosquitoes are diverted from your home each and every year with custom treatments and inspections. Learn more about how Leo’s Pest Control can help.