How to Prevent Mosquitoes From Infesting Your House
During the summer months, mosquitoes are a common nuisance. These insects can bite humans, and the only way they survive is by sucking the blood of humans and other animals. Fortunately, there are ways to prevent mosquitoes from infesting your house.
The first step to controlling mosquitoes is to locate their breeding grounds. Mosquitoes hide in dark, humid places, and they are especially attracted to water. They are most commonly found in the kitchen and the bathroom. However, they can also be found in other areas of your home.
Mosquitoes can get into your house through small cracks, broken windows, and broken screens. They are also attracted to water-collecting containers. House plants can also attract mosquitoes. Depending on what plant you have, it may be a good idea to take it out of the house and replace it with one that doesn’t collect water.
The best way to prevent mosquitoes from entering your house is to close your doors and windows when it gets dark. If you are unable to do this, try placing fly tape over lights. The mosquitoes will be knocked off course and won’t be able to find their way back inside.
Another way to control mosquitoes is to use insecticides. The use of insecticides can be dangerous to people and animals, so you should take precautions. Make sure you wear protective gear, such as a mask, and keep your hands away from the chemical.
In addition to chemical insecticides, natural repellents, such as lemon eucalyptus oil, Greek catmint oil, rosemary, lavender, and citronella can also be effective against mosquitoes.