To avoid the frustration of mosquito bites, it’s important to learn how to prevent them in the spring and summer. Learn our top tips to prevent mosquito bites here!
To keep mosquitoes away from your yard, it’s important to make your property less attractive to them. Most importantly, remove all stagnant water. Learn more.
Citronella oil has long been said to work to prevent bugs and mosquitoes. However, citronella candles are not considered to be reliable at preventing mosquitoes. Learn why!
Not all natural home remedies can control mosquitoes, but some may work to repel them. Popular essential oils include peppermint, lavender, lemon eucalyptus, and more.
Most mosquito repellent products contain either DEET or picaridin. Generally, DEET is considered highly effective at repelling mosquitoes and is safe when approved by the EPA.
Most mosquito traps function by luring in mosquitoes. While not a reliable solution for a big infestation, traps can help keep mosquitoes away from your yard or property.
Mosquitoes are most active at dawn and dusk and prefer shady areas. While mosquitoes use light to find their hosts, they are neither attracted to or repelled by light. Learn why!
Mosquitoes use scent to locate hosts. Plants that output a lot of fragrance can work as a natural repellent against mosquitoes in the North and East Bay. Find out more!