How To Prevent Deadly Mosquito-Borne Diseases?
Carriers of Potent Diseases: Mosquitoes have long ceased just mere nuisance. For the past couple of years, they have developed into a serious public health menace given that they are carriers of potent diseases afflicting millions of people worldwide. While it used to be that these diseases plagued countries like Asia and Africa, they have now flown into US territories and straight right into our homes. Have you experienced a time when these mosquitoes are so bad they literally swarm their way into your backyard? That’s also the time when they are most likely to infect you with those dreaded diseases.
Home Mosquito Control: Call it unfair but mosquitoes breed faster than you can possibly control them. They are such prolific breeders that all it takes is over half an inch of standing water for them to breed and multiply. If you want to destroy mosquitoes, the first obvious thing to do is to get rid of their breeding grounds.
A. Empty containers (barrels, unused tires, pans, cans, etc.) lying around that collect water.
B. Clean gutters regularly
C. Fill in soil depressions on the ground that collects water during rainy days
D. Water in bird baths, pools need to be changed regularly.
E. Put fish or any agitator to your garden pond.
F. Make sure doors and windows are properly screened
Aggressive Measures: For wide areas, there are various products available that ensures insect protection for up to 4-12 hours in an area as wide as 1.5 acres. These products range from mosquito repellents to mosquito magnets, offering different ways in controlling and/or eliminating mosquitoes and other biting insects. For instance, SkeeterVac Mosquito Trap, designed to offer long term solution to mosquito problems focuses on female mosquitoes, interrupting their breeding cycle. On the other hand, products like dunks and bits kill mosquito larvae by being dispersed into standing water and killing mosquitoes main breeding grounds.
A number of these mosquito control products are so effective that companies even offer a 30-day trial period and/or money back guarantee. In choosing these kinds of devices, however, there are many factors to consider like cost, safety and efficiency.
As much as mosquito-borne diseases are scary you don’t need to stay indoors the rest of your life. Employing proper mosquito control solutions is the answer.To find out more solutions for protecting you and your family from these diseases please go to the resource box and click the links.
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