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Mosquito Prevention

To keep you and your loved ones safe from mosquito bites in the summer, it’s important to limit time outdoors at dusk and dawn. Additionally, you can wear an EPA-approved repellent and dark, long-sleeved clothing.

To keep mosquitoes away from your backyard, it’s important to make your property less attractive to them. Most importantly, remove all stagnant water. Find out more tips from our mosquito control team!

Citronella has long been touted as a cure-all for mosquito problems. However, citronella candles are not considered to be very reliable at preventing mosquitoes. Find out why here!

Not every natural home remedy can control mosquitoes, but some may work to repel the bugs. From essential oils to vitamin B, learn which all-natural mosquito repellents actually work, and which are just a myth.

Most mosquito repellent products contain either DEET or picaridin. For decades, DEET has been considered highly effective at repelling mosquitoes and is safe when approved by the EPA.

Mosquito traps function by luring in and ultimately trapping mosquitoes. While not a reliable solution for a big infestation, traps can help keep mosquitoes away from your yard or property.

Mosquitoes are active at dawn and dusk, or when the sun is at its lowest. Although mosquitoes use light to find their hosts, they are neither attracted to or repelled by light. Learn why here!

Because mosquitoes rely on our natural scent to find us, fragrant plants can sometimes work as a natural repellent against mosquitoes. Learn which are the best plants are to prevent mosquitoes in Louisiana.

Mosquito Prevention in Southern Louisiana

Ja-Roy Pest Control Services is a local Pest Control and Extermination company helping homeowners and businesses with pest issues across Southern Louisiana.

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