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Scratching Is Too Late

September 29, 2017

Let’s face it, nobody thinks about mosquitoes until we start scratching and realise we’ve been bitten.

Mosquitoes and summer go hand in hand but they don’t have to be a thorn in our summer lifestyle. Google can give us thousands of mosquito products that claim to repel or kill mosquitoes but at the end of the day there is no need to spend a lot of money to do this. There are simple steps we can take at home that don’t take up a lot of time or money. With a little preparation you can make your summer entertaining mosquito free.

It seems ludicrous to have to prepare for a mosquito invasion but in this industry we hear far too many reports about exactly that happening. All it takes is a few too many rains, councils not spraying and the mozzies breed like crazy. Most times we get bitten, we scratch and that’s the end but these days we have seen a huge increase in mosquito borne viruses over the past decade. So what can we do to help ourselves, our pets and families?

Simple steps that we have all heard before but ACTUALLY WORK:

Hints around the house!

  • Check your property for potential breeding sources such as; stagnant fish pond, pot plants that hold water, unkept swimming pools, containers left around the garden such as wheel barrows.
  • Remove any container that could hold water from your garden or turn them over so they can’t hold water.
  • Ensure fly screens to doors and windows are fitted.
  • If you have a bird bath, replace the water in it daily.
  • Turn over canoes and small boats or cover them with a tarp. If covering with a tarp, make sure the tarp doesn't sag down and collect water on top of the tarp.
  • Keep drains and gutters clean so water will drain properly. Check your gutters for low points that may hold water.
  • Use yellow light bulbs for outdoor lighting purposes during times of high mosquito numbers

Mossies are a part of life and they are everywhere. Give the above ago and you’ve given your backyard and your family the best chance at reducing the uninvited guests.






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