Boise is an amazing place to call home! There’s a lot to do and see here including the Boise River Greenbelt, Bogus Basin and the Idaho Botanical Garden. Unfortunately for us, mosquitoes enjoy calling this valley home as well. Mosquitoes are both pesky and can cause health concerns. This makes Boise Mosquito Control a very important thing for everyone who lives in the valley.
Mosquitoes are 1/4 to 3/8 of an inch in length. They vary in color from gray to white or silver, and can have green or blue iridescent scales. They have antennae, six legs and can fly. Only female mosquitoes suck our blood and hunt for food by detecting body heat and carbon dioxide. Mosquitoes need water to breed and can do so in any form of stagnant water. This could include ponds, puddles, bird baths, or storm drains.
Mosquitoes pose a threat to humans because they are known to spread multiple kind of diseases. A few of the diseases they can spread include malaria, yellow fever and the West Nile virus.
To prevent mosquitoes from accumulating and breeding on your property, make sure you eliminate any standing bodies of water on your property. This could be areas as small as water pooling on top of a grill cover or in a flower pot. Make sure that if you do go outside, especially at dusk, that you wear long sleeves and bug spray.
If you need help with Boise mosquito control on your property, give Get Lost Pest Control a call! Get Lost Pest Control uses a backpack sprayer to cover your entire property and can target hard-to-reach areas that mosquitoes use to hide or breed. The product that they use kills adult mosquitoes and prevents them from being able to reproduce. It also contains a repellent to keep mosquitoes from entering your property at all. This product has a 30 day residual effect, so it can keep your property mosquito free for up to 30 days!