Is Mosquito Control a Necessity?

4/6/2018

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We all love spring! With the warmer weather, we can start spending more time outdoors again, having BBQ’s with friends and family, playing games outside with our kids, and sitting out on the porch enjoying the fresh air, among other things. Too bad those pesky mosquitoes enjoy spring as well. So, is mosquito control really a necessity? No, not really, but it sure does make the time we spend outdoors with the family a whole lot more enjoyable.

Mosquitoes hang around outside making life miserable for people. The female mosquito is the one that “bites” because she is extracting blood in order to nurture her eggs. Male and female mosquitoes really eat sugars from plants, nectar, and honeydew. They are greyish looking with narrow bodies and thin long legs. They mainly hang around backyards looking for water to lay eggs on in places like ponds, gutters, containers, wheelbarrows, and other items that have collected rainwater.

Mosquitoes are very dangerous and responsible for transmitting a variety of diseases like the West Nile virus, malaria, Zika virus, and dengue fever. They can also carry a virus called chikungunya that can cause a fever, rash, headache, and joint pain. Mosquitoes don’t only affect humans, dogs can contract canine heartworm and it can be lethal.

A pest control company like Schendel Pest Services in Kansas can greatly reduce the population of mosquitoes on your property, which will, in turn, reduce you and your family’s risk for mosquito-borne illness. Not only that, you won’t be swatting at them all summer long.

At Schendel Pest Services we know how hard having a pest problem can be for homeowners that like to spend time in their own yards. We take pride in our services and want you, our customers, to get control of your mosquito problems as soon as possible. We can usually respond to your need on the same day you call or at the very least, the next day. Our treatments are not hazardous to people, pets, or plants, and we use the minimal amount of product necessary to get effective results. You can also rest assured that all of our technicians will follow very strict guidelines when using our EPA registered and approved products. Schendel Pest Services takes pride in an open communication with all of our customers and ensure honesty and integrity in all of our services.

Now is the time to take control of your backyard again by enlisting the services of Schendel Pest Services' mosquito control, so give us a call today!

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