Mosquito Reduction and Mosquito Control in Gwinnett, Barrow, Walton, Athens-Clarke and surrounding areas

Don’t let mosquitoes chase you inside. Enjoy your backyard and all the summer festivities you love without the nuisance of mosquitoes cramping your style. Our experts are ready to help you eliminate the nuisance of mosquitoes around your home and back yard decks or patios. We specialize in expert mosquito control services throughout the Gwinnett, Barrow, Walton, Athens-Clarke, and surrounding areas. We offer two different options to keep your home mosquito free this summer.

Comprehensive, Ongoing Mosquito Reduction Program

The comprehensive mosquito reduction program through Proactive Pest Control gives you the power against mosquitoes. Starting in early spring through the beginning of fall, we start our 7 month program and spray your yard monthly. We will spray the foliage around your yard to kill mosquitoes where they live and breed. 

The treatments offer mosquito control of roughly 85% of the total population in the treatment area. 

Since the mosquitos on your property aren’t all going to originate there, our ongoing treatment regimen is your best option for protecting you and your family. It will continue to be effective on the new mosquitoes entering your yard and offer you a more comprehensive result for the entire summer season.

The Proactive One Time Mosquito Reduction Treatment

Proactive's one-time mosquito reduction treatment provides short-term relief from mosquitoes for outdoor gatherings and special events. 

Our mosquito control treatment will address both adult mosquitoes, as well as larval / egg mosquitoes, which will drastically reduce the number of mosquitoes in your yard. Our technicians will inspect your property to identify potential mosquito breeding areas. 

The technician will provide a granular treatment to those areas that are best treated with larvacides, and will then apply a mist to the perimeter and foundation of your home. This mist will treat mosquito landing sites and will reduce the number of adult mosquitoes. 

These highly effective, one-time mosquito treatments ensure the comfort of your family and guests. Especially if used in combination with the ongoing treatment plan, we can make sure that event is mosquito free and fun for all.

Why Mosquitoes Are More Than Just Annoying

While these buzzing pests are awful just being annoying and leaving those itchy bites on you and your family. There is a lot more risk involved with mosquitoes on your property. Mosquitoes can be a real hazard to the health of your family and pets. Mosquitoes cause more human suffering than any other organism. Mosquito diseases include protozoan and malaria. Also viruses such as dengue, encephalitis, and yellow fever. Mosquito reduction and mosquito control are essential to keeping everyone safe. Mosquito bites can cause severe skin irritation through an allergic reaction to the mosquito's saliva. This is what causes the red bump and itching. 

Not only can mosquitoes carry diseases that affect humans, but they also transmit several diseases and parasites that dogs and horses are very susceptible to. These include dog heartworm, West Nile virus, and Eastern equine encephalitis.

 

Tips to Prevent Growth of The Mosquito Population on Your Property

While having a mosquito treatment plan in place is vital, it’s also important that you aren’t inadvertently inviting more mosquitoes to your property.

Here are the main things to do to prevent an increase of mosquitoes:

  • Discarding any water-holding containers such as buckets, tires, cans, etc.
  • Keeping gutters clean of leaves and debris.
  • Repairing outside faucets and leaky pipes.
  • Draining and keeping dry unused swimming pools.
  • Removing weeds from drains, ditches and culverts.
  • Changing water in plant pots, drip trays and birdbaths at least once a week
  • Storing wading pools inside when not in use or drain at least once a week.
  • Adding fish to ornamental ponds help control mosquitoes.
  • Keeping trash containers properly covered.
  • Draining or filling in any puddles, ruts, etc.
  • Filling in tree holes holding water.
  • Removing accumulated water from boats at least once a week or storing them upside down.
  • Trimming grass and shrubbery around the house, destroying adult mosquito hiding places.
  • Keeping window screens in good condition.
  • Using personal protection such as proper clothing and insect repellents during peak mosquito biting activity in the evening

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