do you have mosquitoes flying around? mosquitoescan take all of the fun out of outdoor activities. they bite over and over again, leaving everyoneannoyed and itchy. in recent years, mosquitoes in the us have even been proven to spreaddangerous diseases. you can help control mosquitoes on your property by following these steps.step 1: take a good look around your yard for anything that can hold rain water. birdbaths, flowerpots, ornamental fountains, gutters,
Gnat Repellent, water gardens, rain barrels, pool covers,puddles, animal drinking containers, shallow ponds or yard debris can become home to mosquitolarvae. empty or remove these items if possible. if emptying or removing the items is not possibleyou can use a larvicide such as mosquito dunks or altosid. this will stop the larvae frombeing able to develop into adult mosquitoes.
step 2: we are going to show you how to effectivelyapply mosquito insecticide in your yard. select a product that is specifically labeled formosquito control in residential yards such as talstar p or demand cs. now you need tochoose the equipment that will best fit your needs. for small yards you can use a pumpsprayer for the application. for larger yards we recommend using a larger capacity mistblower. all this equipment and these products are available on do my own pest control dotcom. step 3 mix the mosquito insecticide as indicated on the product label. the key toa successful mosquito treatment is to apply the solution to all shrubs, trees, and otherfoliage around the house or where you are trying to provide relief. you should directthe application not only on top of the leaves,
but on the underside of the leaves as well,which is where mosquitoes hang out during the heat of the day. applications to the overhangsof houses or other structures will also help to get rid of mosquitoes on your property.step 4: reapply the mosquito insecticide every 30 days throughout the mosquito season. withthe right products and by following the mosquito treatment steps we have outlined for you,you can make your yard become a mosquito free haven. for more information on getting ridof pests and for the products needed, visit do my own pest control dot com.