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Learn How To Control Mosquitoes with EarthKind

EarthKind’s Pest Library is here to answer the most common questions on how prevent mosquito bites and protect against mosquito related disease.

How to Identify Mosquitoes and Mosquito Bites

Mosquitoes are everywhere in the world except Antarctica. Their small size makes it easy for them to get inside anywhere and makes it hard to fight them off. Like other common pests, they breed quickly and in large numbers. While there are many kinds of mosquitoes, Aedes aegypti is the one that most commonly transmits dangerous, sometimes deadly diseases to people.

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How to Prevent Mosquito Bites

With the local transmission of Zika in the United States, mosquito control and prevention is more important than ever. Protecting your family from pests doesn’t mean you have to bring harmful chemicals into your home. We’ve sorted out the DIY tactics and natural remedies to better inform you with what works, what doesn’t, and how you can get rid of mosquitoes naturally.

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Mosquito Experts

How long do mosquitoes live? The mosquito life cycle is short under the best circumstances. Very few mosquitoes live a long life, and very few people feel bad about that. Even though mosquito lives are short, their bites can have lasting consequences for people infected with mosquito related diseases. West Nile Virus, malaria and Zika are just a few of the diseases transmitted by mosquitoes.

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Mosquito Control DIY Guide

Mosquitoes are the most dangerous insect because of their ability to rapidly spread disease.
They are widespread around the world affecting urban, suburban, and rural populations. The good news is, there are steps you can take to protect your family and prevent mosquito-borne illnesses. Find out how you can control this miniscule menace.

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