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How to Keep Mosquitoes From Killing Your Outdoor Fun
#1. Make Sure There’s No Standing Water
#2. Make Sure Your Lighting ISN’T Attracting Mosquitoes
#3. Grow Garlic in Your Yard
Garlic has long been used as a natural mosquito repellent. While experts are divided on why garlic is so effective, many believe the allicin garlic releases is harmful to mosquitoes, and they’ve evolved to avoid it. Others think it’s, simply, the strong smell which overwhelms mosquitoes and keeps them away.
Growing garlic is a great way to keep mosquitoes away. Even better, mince some of your home-grown garlic and mix with mineral oil then let sit for 24 hours. After that, mix with two cups of water and one teaspoon of lemon juice for a natural mosquito repellent.
#4. Screen or Cover Outdoor Spaces
One of the more surefire ways to keep mosquitoes away? Screen in outdoor areas. If you can’t or don’t want to, check out some of the more modern mosquito curtains and netting. Not only is it completely functional, but it’s been reimagined for today’s backyards and outdoor spaces -- in other words, it’s fresh, stylish and perfect for your space.
#5. Call the Mosquito Exterminator Pros
Still struggling with mosquitoes? Call the exterminator pros at Foundation Pest Control. With natural, cutting-edge repellents, Foundation delivers the solutions you need fast -- most treatments eliminate mosquitoes in just two to three weeks. And with safe ingredients, your kids and pets can continue using the space during treatments, ensuring you get the most out of your yard all season long.
Our four-step process baits, eliminates and collapses mosquito populations in your outdoor space. From there, we’ll integrate monthly treatments and maintenance to ensure you’re safe and protected from these pesky bugs.
Frequently Asked Questions About Mosquitoes
There’s no doubt mosquitoes are a pesky insect that can put a serious damper on your outdoor fun. But, aside from being annoying, it’s important to remember mosquitoes can be truly dangerous -- some carry diseases that can be harmful to pets and humans. Read on to get the inside scoop on these all-too-common pests, and ensure you’re safeguarding yourself, your family, your guests and your outdoor space.