Mosquito Control Service
A Five Star Termite and Pest Control has proudly offered expert pest control services to both residential homeowners as well as commercial business owners in San Antonio, Texas and surrounding areas for over 20 years. Being fully insured and licensed, we apply modern techniques with professionally graded products and equipment, along with the expertise and skills of A Five Star Termite and Pest Control delivers premium services with effective results. Included in our array of pest control services, we include mosquito control.
Mosquito Bites & the Diseases They Cause
Mosquitoes are notoriously known for hijacking the blood of their host to consume a bloody meal and potentially spreading mosquito-borne diseases, viruses and other ailments. With their familiar humming noises as they approach, they certainly can dissolve outdoor events. Mosquito bites then proceed to itch and torment us, as we wonder about the possible infections or illnesses left in their wake. Males do no drink the blood of unsuspecting hosts; they consume nectar and pollens for nourishment. Females only drink blood for reproducing, needing the extra protein it offers. But being responsible for the most deaths than any other animal, mosquito can spread deadly disease such as; malaria, dengue fever, yellow fever, encephalitis, Chikungunya, Zika and West Nile Virus, as well as heartworm which if fatal to canines.
Mosquito Life Cycle
Mosquitoes have four life cycles; egg, larvae, pupa, and adult. Females lay their eggs in stagnant water; a shallow puddle is all it takes. The eggs hatch on the water, and during the larvae and pupa stages they keep to living on waters, only flying away as adults in search of mating and meal consumption. Texas has approximately 85 different species of mosquitoes with 3500 known species found across the world.
Mosquito Yard Prevention
When traversing the outdoors where mosquito populations are high, be sure to wear a chemical free repellent. During the hours of dusk and dawn, mosquito numbers peak and are in search of a bloody meal. Eliminate unnecessary bodies of water around your home. Kitty pools, collected rain water in random containers, pet water, and other stagnant water should be either drained or covered when not in use. Mosquitoes are known to be attracted to dark colors those drinking excessive beer. Be sure to safeguard your home and install sufficient screens on windows. Ensure the weather stripping is properly installed, and keep the doors closed to reduce mosquitoes from infiltrating your home.
Mosquito Inspections, Prevention, Control & Removal in San Antonio, Universal City, New Braunfels & Cibolo Texas
A Five Star Termite and Pest Control have the solutions for preventing mosquitoes from crossing over the barrier of the borders of your home. Our pest control technicians can utilize our proven techniques and products to give our appreciated customers the highest quality of mosquito control services. A Five Star Termite and Pest Control has been rescuing residential homes and commercial businesses of San Antonio, Texas and surrounding areas for years. With our expertise and experience we can better protect your family or customers from the nuisance of mosquito bites. Call us today to begin your mosquito prevention maintenance plan today!