Mosquitoes can be a serious pain when the spring season comes around. Unfortunately, they last for quite some time. If you are going to take back the outdoors, you will need to make sure you have the best mosquito repellant hacks that there are. Otherwise, you may just spend the warm season hating the outdoors.
The best way to make sure you have a good time outdoors this mosquito season is by keeping them away. It can be hard to enjoy your yard, entertain guests, and feel safe letting your kids play outside if you are worried about mosquitoes swarming your outdoor area.
Follow along for some mosquito hacks that you can do at home to make your mosquito problem a lot less irritating. Professional care is always best, but don’t discount any DIY mosquito repellants – they can be a lifesaver in a pinch!
Essential Oils Are… Well, Essential
Natural oils can do wonders for a number of issues. Eucalyptus can relieve your sinus issues this spring and lavender can help with any headaches that you might have. Tea tree is used for a variety of things as well. When it comes to mosquitoes, a blend of several different citrus oils can do wonders as a home repellant.
The oils you will want to look for are:
- Lemon Eucalyptus
- Clary sage
But the list doesn’t stop there. Any citrus-based oil will help do the trick. Make sure you put a few drops of each oil into a spray bottle and dilute with water, it makes a get repellant.
Fire Is Your Friend, But The Enemy of Mosquitoes
You have probably noticed that when you have a bonfire, there are not many mosquitoes around near the smoke. That’s because fire creates a stressful environment for them and they tend to steer clear. To capitalize on this, you may want to put tiki torches around the outskirts of your yard or a variety of unscented candles around the sitting areas of your yard.
Don’t Let Mosquitoes Get You Down in Spring of 2021
We know pests can be the bane of your existence, ours too. And that’s why we have dedicated the last 40+ years to the lawn care and pest control industry. We want to help you make your outdoor space an oasis, not a place you dream of enjoying. With our professional mosquito treatments, you will be able to enjoy your yard in no time. And with COVID taking over our lives for longer than expected, you won’t want to wait.
By choosing Picture Perfect, you aren’t just getting plain old lawn care services. You are getting someone who cares about your world. Whether you come to us for spring mosquito control or any one of our other top-notch services, we promise to provide you with the best care around.