Mosquitoes, fleas, and ticks. . . sometimes it seems they are all lining up to see how they can ruin your summertime cookouts, barbecues, or yard games. The challenge of eradicating lawn pests can seem never-ending in south central Pennsylvania and makes lawn pest control a priority for most homeowners in this area.
Mosquitoes Spread Disease
Mosquitoes are the biggest culprit of all the patio and lawn pests, not just because of their nasty bites but also because of their role in spreading disease such as the Zika Virus or West Nile Virus. For a number of years now, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has conducted an active program for combatting West Nile Virus and targets specific areas for mosquito treatment each year.
Summer is such an active time for pests. Unfortunately, it’s also the time of year we’re most active too! To help protect you and your family from annoying insects, we offer these helpful tips for yard pest control that focus on some of the most common summer pests: mosquitoes, ants, ticks, and stink bugs.
You won’t be able to completely rid the outdoors of these nuisances, but you can lessen their numbers so that you can stay outside longer and enjoy the summer.