Nothing can make you think twice about enjoying the great outdoors quite like mosquitoes. These annoying pests are such a prevalent part of Midwestern summers that you may think they’re inescapable. Time to re-think that.
Plunkett’s Pest Control offers a full-service mosquito reduction and prevention program. With our help, mosquitoes on your property will be dramatically reduced.
How Does It Work?
Identifying and Removing Breeding Sites
If your property has a particularly significant mosquito problem, chances are it’s because mosquitoes are breeding and laying eggs on site.
Breeding spots around homes can consist of temporary water holding containers like birdbaths and pots, and mosquitos can breed in as little as 7 days. Our technicians will identify and remove breeding sites and communicate the most effective way for you to proactively handle these sites on your own, well after the service appointment.
Treating Harborage Sites
Everyone knows mosquitoes feed on blood, but did you know they drink nectar and moisture too? Mosquitoes love any place where they stay hydrated and cool.
After a Plunkett’s technician identifies these sites, a residual insecticide is used to treat mosquito harborage and resting sites near and around the perimeter of your home or business. This perimeter treatment can help control mosquitoes that contact treated surfaces days or weeks later. We use products designed to last up to 60 days in ideal conditions.
Why Does It Work?
As you’re probably all-too-aware, mosquitoes are very hard to get rid of. They’re simply too numerous and tenacious to keep away entirely. So what makes Plunkett’s more effective than steps you could take yourself? It’s a fair question. Here are a couple of our best answers:
Treats Causes, Not Symptoms
Unlike DIY methods, Plunkett’s doesn’t just kill the mosquitoes occupying your property now. We address the reasons why mosquitoes keep coming back and also help the site owner to proactively reduce conductive conditions.
Plunkett’s doesn’t just follow one procedure to get rid of your mosquitoes. Instead, we do what our experts think will work best for your property, you needs, and your timeframe.
We identify the best techniques to reduce mosquito activity around your home or business. The technique that is key to help prevent their continued presence is identify areas to treat, and potential breeding sites for mosquitoes. When you choose Plunkett’s, you get a service that understands pest prevention, mosquitoes, and you.
Is It Safe?
The safety of you, your family, and your pets is our top priority. We always choose the safest procedure to lower exposure and hazard, with low-toxicity control methods whenever possible.
When Should It Be Done?
Anytime! Plunkett’s technicians are ready to help you at your earliest convenience. Mosquito control procedures are great for the early summer, event preparation, infestation reduction, or preemptive prevention.
Common reasons for mosquito treatments: Yard Party, Wedding, BBQ, Just want to enjoy your outdoor living space, and more!
Whenever you need it, whatever you need it for, all you have to do is call Plunkett’s Pest Control and ask for mosquito control. Signing up for a regular monthly mosquito service is the best way to get lasting results through proper treatment and reduction techniques.