Worldwide, mosquito-born diseases kill more people than any other single factor.
- Dispose of any tires. Tires can breed thousands of mosquitoes.
- Drill holes in the bottom of recycling containers.
- Clear roof gutters of debris.
- Clean pet water dishes regularly.
- Check and empty children’s toys.
- Repair leaky outdoor faucets.
- Change the water in bird baths at least once a week.
- Canoes and other boats should be turned over.
- Empty water collected in tarps around the yard or on woodpiles.
- Plug tree holes.
- Even the smallest of containers that can collect water can breed hundreds to thousands of mosquitoes. They don’t need much water to lay their eggs in bottles, barrels, buckets, overturned garbage can lids, flower pots, cups, pop cans, etc.
- Keep swimming pools clean, aerated and chlorinated.
- Aerate artificial ponds.
- Avoid the temptation to mass aquatic plants together excessively in artificial ponds.
Random Mosquito Facts:
- Even though they seem to move quickly, the average mosquito can fly up to 1.5 miles per hour.
- Mosquitoes cannot fly too high; they fly somewhere between 25-40 feet up in the air.
- Most mosquitoes species can only fly about 300 feet before they need to rest.
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Ira & the Life Cycle Team
Life Cycle Pest Control