What else can I do to control mosquitos?

1. Always use a good quality repellent, especially at dawn or dusk when mosquitoes are most active.

2. Eliminate any areas where standing water can collect for more than seven days including are old tires, children’s pools, buckets, and clogged gutters.

3. Change water in birdbaths frequently.

4. When mowing the lawn, do not direct grass clippings into the street. The grass will wash into the street storm sewers, providing the perfect breeding environment for mosquitoes that commonly carry the West Nile Virus.

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1. Will mosquito spray treatment harm me, my kids, or my pets?
2. How can I receive notification in advance of spraying for adult mosquitos?
3. Do I need to cover my plants before a mosquito spray treatment? Are garden veggies safe to eat after a treatment?
4. Should I turn off the air conditioning in my house or shut windows when a mosquito spray treatment occurs?
5. Will mosquito treatments also control ticks?
6. What are the impacts of mosquito spray treatments on caterpillars, butterflies or lightning bugs?
7. Won't mosquito spraying hurt the bees?
8. Why can't I see the mosquito spray coming out of your truck? I didn't hear your truck!
9. Your mosquito spray trucks are driving too fast for that treatment to work! You missed my house!
10. Why can't you spray for mosquitoes more often?
11. It rained right after you sprayed for mosquitoes--did it still work?
12. What else can I do to control mosquitos?