How Can I Prevent Mosquitoes In My Backyard This Spring?

How can I prevent mosquitoes in my backyard? Ask SWATIt is safe to say that one of the greatest threats to most backyard activities here in Marietta is the pesky mosquito. Many of our family barbecues, campfires, or yard games have been much less enjoyable due to these annoying little bugs that seem to show up just as things are getting good. No one wants to be outside slapping your legs and arms the whole time. That’s why SWAT Services wants to share a few ideas to prevent mosquitoes, so that you and your family can enjoy the backyard with out the headache.

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Preventing Mosquitoes – Eliminate the Water

 

Mosquitoes are on the Way!

Preventing mosquitoes starts with eliminating water sources.It certainly seems like there has been a lot of rain this year! And while the rain is good for our plants and landscaping, that rain also presents some future problems as it relates to mosquitoes. We’re interested in preventing mosquitoes.

 

To prevent mosquitoes in your yard this year, the first line of defense is to eliminate any standing water that remains after periods of rain. Standing water provides opportunities for mosquitoes to breed. In fact, standing water may even cause previously dormant mosquito eggs to hatch!

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Springtime Pest Control

Tips For Keeping Pests Away This Spring

In Georgia, there’s a lot to look forward to as spring approaches. Flowers blooming, birds singing, and all of our favorite spring sports are back in season. Unfortunately, it also means that many pests will be springing up everywhere you look. Because many insects are dormant during the winter months, spring is when many Georgia homeowners realize that they may have to consider springtime pest control.

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Simple Ways to Prevent Mosquitoes

Call SWAT for professional ways to prevent mosquitoes from bothering your family.

Summer = Mosquitoes

The hot, humid days of summer are here along with all the mosquitoes. While we can’t completely get rid of these troublesome pests, there are a few simple ways to prevent mosquitoes from visiting your yard and biting you and your family. Implement these techniques for more enjoyable summer fun!

Make Your Yard Unpleasant for Mosquitoes

Make it painful for mosquitoes to wander into and linger in your yard:

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What is the Zika Virus?

Zika Virus and Mosquito Control in Georgia

What is Zika virus? Ask SWAT and protect your homeAs you may have heard the CDC has confirmed the first travel-related Zika case in Georgia. The CDC notes that the “Zika virus is spread to people through mosquito bites. The most common symptoms of Zika virus disease are fever, rash, joint pain, and conjunctivitis (red eyes). The illness is usually mild with symptoms lasting from several days to a week. Severe disease requiring hospitalization is uncommon.”

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