Mosquitoes are more than an unwanted picnic guest. They can bring disease and infection to people, livestock and pets. Mosquito-borne diseases such as West Nile virus, Eastern equine encephalitis and Zika virus can have symptoms ranging from mild to life-threatening, and people in Florida can be at risk of severe complications as a result. If you’ve got mosquitoes, Impact Pest Elimination can help reduce them with our mosquito treatment and trapping systems.
Integrated Pest Management Systems
At Impact Pest Elimination, we use integrated pest management systems to manage your mosquito problems. That means we use a multi-pronged approach to:
- Prevent future problems, including breeding and infestations, from developing
- Monitor existing issues
- Control populations, which we do with minimal exposure to pesticides and potentially toxic products whenever possible
We will work with you to identify potential trouble spots, such as mosquito breeding areas. Mosquitoes especially like standing water and heavy vegetation. Removing and mitigating problem areas is a good start to mosquito control efforts, but heavy infestations will often require more, which is where mosquito treatment comes into play. Our treatment reduces mosquitoes on contact, and our In2Care system will help keep them from coming back.
In2Care Mosquito Treatments
The In2Care Mosquito system targets mosquitoes at the adult and larval stages. Adult mosquitoes are attracted to the trap and lay their eggs in the water, which is treated with a larvicide and biological fungus. When they make contact with the water, they are infected by the fungus, which will block the replication of the Dengue virus and eventually will kill the mosquito. As the mosquito travels to different water sources, it will spread a tiny amount of larvicide to kill even more larvae.
Because the In2Care mosquito system targets mosquito breeding rather than mosquito biting, it could take a few weeks to see results initially. Homeowners and business owners must ensure adequate coverage of their properties for population control and consider using reduction treatment as well for more immediate results.
For the most effective mosquito control, the In2Care trap will need to be serviced and maintained periodically by Impact professionals, especially during dry spells. The traps are non-toxic for mammals and birds, and the larvicide is only toxic to mosquito larvae in this concentration. This US-EPA-approved fungus has even been approved by the World Health Organization for use in drinking water.
About Impact Pest Elimination
At Impact Pest Elimination, we’re committed to helping you get back to enjoying the beauty of nature bite-free. We offer a variety of mosquito reduction solutions that kill on contact and repel for up to 30 days as well as the In2Care system for longer-term control. We use Integrated Pest Management Systems to identify your problems, monitor them and get them under control quickly and efficiently, using pesticides only when and where necessary. Each of our technicians is licensed. Call us today to learn more or schedule an appointment for a free quote.