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Summer has come to a close and the autumn days are getting cooler and cooler. Before you know it, winter will be here and all of our pest problems will be solved. Actually, this is not true and our homes can still have pest control problems during the coldest months of winter. Our best defense against a pest infestation is a good offense that consists of prevention tactics to keep our homes free from them.
Mosquitoes are vectors for many diseases like West Nile and Zika. It is important to know how to protect yourself from them and help prevent their breeding sites around your home. Below we have gathered and listed simple steps to stop mosquitoes from getting out of control:
- Birdbaths: Clean Weekly.
- Chain Link Fence: Cap or seal uncapped fence pipes.
- Containers: Cover or turn upside down.
- Decorative Ponds: Stock with fish that eat mosquitoes.
- Drains: Keep outdoor drains flowing.
- Flat Roofs: Inspect for puddles after it rains.
- Irrigation: Do no overwater.
- Lawn Ornaments: Check for areas that hold water.
- Tool Sheds: Clean weekly and keep covered.
- Playground: Drill drainage holes in tire swings and any playground equipment that holds water.
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