Mosquitoes are a nuisance in Texas. The Texas spring and summertime are known for being overrun with these annoying pests. Mosquitoes can quickly cover you in itchy bites the minute you step outside of your house. Beyond being annoying, mosquitoes can also be dangerous. Throughout the world, mosquitoes are known to spread diseases to humans. The diseases that mosquitoes can spread include malaria, West Nile virus, Zika, dengue, and Chikungunya virus. In the United States, the most common threats from Mosquitoes include the West Nile virus and the Zika virus. Ultimately, the thing you really need to know is how to get rid of mosquitoes.

Deal with standing water around your home

Standing water is an issue that can attract and keep mosquitoes around your home. Mosquitoes lay eggs in standing water and tend to congregate in areas that have standing water. If you deal with standing water that is around your home it can help you reduce your mosquito problem. Even small areas of standing water can make mosquitoes more likely. Look for dips around your yard that allow water to accumulate. Other areas that can accumulate water include birdbaths, forgotten toys, and even plant pots that do not drain well. Removing the standing water can make a big difference in your level of mosquito infestation.

Get your home sprayed with a barrier spray

After you remove the standing water in your home it will help get rid of some of the mosquitoes in your yard. However, it is difficult to completely eradicate mosquitoes from your home with this method alone. In Texas, the level of mosquitoes is so high that you need to use a combination of methods to truly keep them away from your home. One of the most effective ways to keep mosquitoes away from your home is to bring in a professional to apply a barrier spray against mosquitoes. Having your home sprayed for mosquitoes on a regular schedule will help keep mosquitoes away all summer long.

DM Pest Control can provide you with high-quality mosquito control services for your Leander home. The process that DM Pest Control has includes using a low-emission backpack sprayer that allows for precise treatment of the areas around your house. The spray can be applied to the vegetation around your house and bond to it creating a lasting barrier. The technicians at DM Pest Control use a barrier spray made with synthetic forms of pyrethrins and pyrethroids. After a brief waiting-period – thirty minutes – your family and pets can safely enjoy being out in your yard again. The combination of removing standing water and getting regular professional mosquito control services will provide you with the best mosquito protection possible.