7 Simple Mosquito Prevention Tips For Your Home

March 27, 2017

Mosquitoes breeding at home can prove to be dangerous in Singapore, especially if it is Aedes mosquitoes. The bite of the Aedes mosquito can spread diseases such as dengue fever or Zika virus. The Aedes mosquito is easily identifiable with their black and white stripes on its body.

It usually breed in clean, stagnant water easily found in our homes. You can get rid of the Aedes mosquito by frequently checking and removing stagnant water in your premises. Learn this 7 simple mosquito prevention tips provided by Pest Control Experts Singapore (http://www.thepestcontrolexperts.net) which you can perform at home and safeguard your loved ones.

Cover Bamboo Pole Holders

Bamboo pole holders in our HDB homes are often been neglected, it is important to keep them dry and cover the bamboo pole holders when not in use to prevent collecting of rain water inside the holder which might turn into mosquitoes breeding area.

Flower Vase

It is recommended to check and change the water in your flower vase for any mosquito eggs every alternate days. Do always remember to flush the roots of the plants with running water and also scrub the inside of the vases to ensure no mosquito eggs are left behind.

Aircon Tray

It is advisable to remove any air con try if possible to avoid collecting of rain water. If you suspect that your air con tray have any stagnant water containing inside, engage a contractor to redirect the water.

Flowerpot Plates

Most of us love to plant different types of flowers or plants along our HDB corridor and also beautify the area. It is important for us to play our part and be responsible to prevent mosquitoes from breeding from the flowerpot plates. Do avoid using flowerpot plates if possible. It is important to remove the water from the flowerpot plates on alternate days to prevent mosquito breeding every alternate days.

Check Corridors

If you are residing in a HDB, you can do your part by checking your scupper drains along the corridor once a week to ensure there is no blockage over the drains and also the flow of water is not stagnant.

Travelling

In case you are going to travel for holiday without anyone at home, it is important to cover all gully traps and toilet bowls. Do also remember to turn over any water storage containers and keep them dry. You won’t want to come back to a home which is a mosquito breeding ground after your holidays

Seek professional help

If you think that your home had become a mosquito breeding area, it is advisable to seek professional help by searching for a qualified pest control in Singapore to help you in mosquito control in your home.

By the way, enjoy the video below for some great tips to remove fleas in case you encounter flea issue at home.