Utah’s Premier Mosquito Extermination and Pest Control Service Provider in Utah
Utah certainly receives its fair share of rain. This moisture combined with the hot temperatures creates the optimal environment for mosquito breeding. Mosquitoes are tough little buggers. A single mosquito egg has the potential to last beyond a decade in the dirt if there is enough moisture. At Legacy Pest Control, we are proud to provide Utah’s best mosquito control. Our service is professional in every respect. Our pest control treatment services control mosquitoes, along with gnats, fleas, ticks and are pet and kid friendly. These treatments can be applied to yards, patios, pools, sports fields, picnic spaces, playgrounds and beyond. We provide a 100 percent guarantee on our services.
If you have a mosquito problem, reach out to our pest control experts at Legacy Pest Control to learn more about our mosquito pest control services. We will also give you a free quote to boot. You have nothing to lose but for those pesky mosquitoes!
Legacy Pest Control Targets Mosquitoes Hot Spots
Let our team at Legacy Pest Control tackle your mosquito problem and we will target these little buggers’ hot spots. One of the prime areas for mosquitoes is shrubs. We’ll attack these areas along with trees to nab those mosquitoes hiding on the underside of the leaves. Mosquitoes tend to congregate in these spaces to escape predators and nature’s wrath.
Let us get rid of your mosquitoes and you’ll be able to enjoy your backyard, patio, and deck in peace. We’ll eliminate the problem in a prompt and completely safe manner. You will not hesitate to venture outdoors once our pest removal experts treat the outside of your home and surrounding spaces with our barrier treatment. You’ll let your kids outside to play in the yard without a second thought. Your pets can even enjoy the beautiful outdoors without suffering one mosquito bite after another. Furthermore, you won’t have to worry about the potentially deadly results of mosquito bites.
About West Nile Virus
Mosquitoes view your yard as the ideal place to find food and reproduce. If you let mosquitoes have their way on your property, it will eventually be chock full of these annoying bugs. You will find it difficult to obtain any enjoyment from your front and back yards. Add in the fact that mosquito bites jeopardize the health of your loved ones through the transmission of diseases and it is easy to understand why so many people are reaching out to our professionals for assistance.
Mosquitoes can carry and transmit a number of different diseases ranging from malaria to the West Nile virus and encephalitis. A brand new virus known as “chikungunya” emerged in the United States in 2014. It spurs painful symptoms including nausea, headaches, fever and muscle pain. More than 1,000 Americans suffer a serious illness or perish each year as a result of mosquito bites.
Facts About Mosquitoes
- Mosquitoes lay eggs in areas with standing water as well as moist sections of soil. These eggs eventually hatch into larva, advance to the pupa stage and eventually turn into adult mosquitoes with a craving for your blood
- The majority of mosquitoes cover less than a mile from their breeding site within their lifetime yet some travel upwards of 50 miles
- Mosquitoes spread disease by feeding on an infected host and subsequently biting a person
- Mosquitoes can lay upwards of 300 eggs at a time
- Male mosquitoes do not feed on humans or animals. They consume nectar while female mosquitoes feed on human/animal blood to obtain the protein required to generate eggs
- It takes a mere 4 days for a mosquito to transition from existence within an egg to adulthood
- There are over 3,000 different species of mosquitoes around the world; 176 of them are recognized in the U.S.
How to Prevent Mosquito Bites
The best way to eliminate your mosquito problem is to reach out to our Utah pest control experts at Legacy Pest Control for assistance. You can also be proactive by implementing the following tactics:
- Drain containers containing water so mosquitoes do not linger
- Get rid of old tires and gutter debris
- Empty children’s toys containing water
- Wash your pets’ dishes on a regular basis
- Change the bird bath water every week
- Use Environmental Protection Agency-approved mosquito repellents like DEET and Oil of lemon eucalyptus
- Wear loose-fitting, light-colored garments when outdoors. Pants and long sleeves are ideal
- Put up screens in the spring. Place them over windows and doors
- Turn over or properly cover boats on your property so they do not accumulate water