FAQs About Mosquito Control

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While most people look forward to warmer weather, something that no one looks forward to that comes with it are mosquitoes. Mosquito control is one way to help you be able to enjoy the outdoors in warmer weather. You likely have questions about mosquito control, so here are the answers to some common questions about it.

FAQs About Mosquito Control

Q: What do you use to eliminate mosquitoes around my home?

A: Typically, pyrethrins, an insecticide that comes from pyrethrum flowers, is what is used to spray mosquitoes.

Q: Is spraying for mosquitoes safe for people and animals?

A: Yes, it is safe for everyone, including pregnant women and children. Pyrethrins are EPA registered. Spraying for mosquitoes also keeps you safe from getting illnesses that are spread from mosquitoes, such as West Nile virus, Zika virus, and Malaria.

Q: How often should I use mosquito control services?

A: This should occur monthly during the spring, summer, and into the fall when mosquitoes are active. During peak times, you may need it weekly or biweekly, depending on where you live and your proximity to standing water.

Q: Will this treatment work for other bugs and pests?

A: Not necessarily, as pyrethrins specifically targets mosquitoes.

If you want to be able to enjoy the outdoors more during warmer weather, call us at New Horizon Pest Solutions so we can help you get rid of pesky mosquitoes. We are happy to answer any and all of your questions about our mosquito control services so that you can avoid getting bitten by mosquitoes while you are out in your yard.