With Hurricane season, there’s an increase fear for diseases caused by mosquitoes such as Zika, Dengue and Chikungunya. In the upcoming days there will be rainfalls and with that comes more standing water, mosquitos favorite place to breed.
It’s is important to drain standing water around your property before and after the hurricane season in order to stop mosquito populations to grow.
5 Mosquito Facts
- Only female mosquitoes bite
- A mosquito can drink up to three times its weight in blood
- Mosquitoes are the deadliest animals on Earth
- Mosquitoes spend their first 10 days in water. (DRAIN STANDING WATER ASAP!)
- Dark clothing attracts mosquitoes
Bonus fact: Mosquitoes are horrible fliers. Notice that on windy days they stay away? They don’t travel far so if you get bitten by a mosquito chances are they hatched nearby.
And if you feel that whatever you do doesn’t defeat the mosquitoes, remember D.A.L. Pest Control professionals are ready to address your mosquito problem. From inspecting your property for breeding places, kill them wherever they’re hiding and destroy the unhatched eggs.
Together we can make Aruba & Curaçao safer, be part of the community that is working towards a mosquito-borne-viruses free world.
Call D.A.L. Pest Control