What is the best insecticide for mosquito control?

Posted By : Aubrey Mead , on Dec, 2017

 

Those wondering about natural repellants and insecticides for mosquito control at home will find all sorts of conflicting information about which option is the best option to get rid of mosquitoes.

Of course you’ve already heard advice about eliminating standing water on your property to provide fewer breeding locations for the pesky biting insects.

Natural Mosquito Help?
You might also have heard about specific plants, such as citronella, that can help naturally repel mosquitoes.

But, despite these efforts, if you still find yourself dealing with excessive mosquitoes in your yard, you could be unfortunate enough to have the sort of environment they thrive in.

Outdoor Bug Contraptions:
There are contraptions that can be attached outdoors to fence posts or to podiums that spray for bugs on a frequent basis. But, many are hesitant to go this route for fear of having ongoing spray-mist of bug spray in their yard, that could have an impact on family members trying to enjoy that yard. Insecticides like Malathion, Permethrin, Resmethrin, Sumithrin, specific larvicides (to kill them before they hatch) and other items may be used in commercial preparations of mosquito control products as well as professional-grade insecticides used by pest control companies.

Maryland Pest Control Companies
Hiring a professional pest control company is another option. They use a combination of methods and professional-strength  insecticides that are proven to dramatically reduce the mosquito population in your yard by getting rid of the existing mosquitoes and treating for new ones.

While no one method can eliminate them permanently, there are options that could make it much easier for you to enjoy your outdoor space without having to mask yourself in chemically-laden insect repellants and thick clothing despite hot temperatures.

Mosquito control in Maryland isn’t easy to deal with on your own. Getting the help of a professional is often the best approach. Viking Pest would be pleased to quote.

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