Be Mosquito Free! Prevention & Protection

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In order to be effective, mosquito control must be comprehensive.  Preventative mosquito control offered by companies like ours is only a small part of being completely protected. Just remember… Drain, Dress, Defend!


Remove standing water from around your home. It only takes a bottle cap’s worth of standing water to cause a mosquito problem.

Common culprits that should be monitored regularly for standing water include

•clogged rain gutters,
•corrugated drain pipes,
•bird baths,
•pet bowls,
•trash & recycling bins,
•plant pots, and
•children’s toys.


When practical, wear long pants and long sleeves. Loose-fitting, light-colored clothing is best.

Studies have shown that some mosquitoes are more attracted to dark clothing and can most readily bite through tight-fitting, loose-weave clothing.


Use repellent! The EPA has registered repellents that have been reviewed and approved to pose minimal risk when used properly:

•DEET (N, N-diethyl-m- toluadmide)
•Picaridin (KBR 3023)
•Oil of lemon eucalyptus (p-methan 3.8-diol, or PMD)



While nothing can eliminate the threat entirely, when performed properly by trained professionals, back yard mosquito treatments can help to reduce the danger and risk posed by disease-carrying mosquitoes.

The Mosquito Authority’s REPEL+PLUS Mosquito Treatment will break the mosquito lifecycle and all but eliminate mosquitoes from your yard – and your life – all summer long.

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