D's Pest Control
To keep yourself and your family safe from mosquito bites, it’s important to take precautions against mosquitoes in the spring and summer. You can apply an EPA-approved repellent, wear long-sleeved dark clothing, and more.
To keep mosquitoes out of your yard, it’s important to limit factors on your property that might attract them. Most importantly, remove or cover all still water. Find out more about preventing mosquitoes here!
Citronella oil is known for its ability to repel mosquitoes and other pests. However, citronella candles are not a reliable mosquito prevention option. Read here to find out why.
Not all natural home remedies can control a mosquito population, but some may work to keep them away temporarily. Some people use essential oils like peppermint, lavender, lemon eucalyptus, and others.
Lots of mosquito repellent products make use of either DEET or picaridin. DEET is widely considered to be highly effective at repelling mosquitoes and is safe to use when in EPA-approved products.
Most mosquito traps work by drawing in mosquitoes. While this won’t put a stop to larger infestations, traps can help to reduce the number of mosquitoes in your yard or property.
Mosquitoes are most active at points when the sun is low, at dusk and dawn. While mosquitoes use light to locate potential hosts, they are neither attracted to or repelled by light inherently. Learn why here!
Mosquitoes also use scent to find hosts. This means that fragrant plants can work as natural mosquito repellors. Find out which plants can help you with your mosquito problems in Lubbock, TX.