Our Tampa mosquito control services helps keep you safe outdoors.
Tampa has warm weather, almost year-round. This makes our city an ideal breeding ground for mosquitoes – and there are more than 80 varieties of this biting pest. Swarms of mosquitoes are annoying, driving you indoors. But, there’s a bigger danger, with one single bite having the potential of transmitting a dangerous disease, such as the Zika virus and West Nile virus. We can’t change the fact that Tampa is a breeding ground for mosquitoes, but you can make the decision to take control. Do so today by choosing affordable mosquito extermination services from Turner Pest Control.
You can fight back against mosquitoes in two easy steps. First, take a look at the infographic to the right to learn more about breeding grounds of these pests. Standing water is ideal for them, so keep your yard free of it. Also start your mosquito control treatment with Turner Pest Control now. You’ll appreciate our new low pricing for your initial treatment.
A FREE, NO-OBLIGATION ESTIMATE: Call us about your mosquito problem and we’ll give you a quote on our comprehensive and effective solutions.
FLEXIBLE PROGRAMS: Our recurring service during the seven-month season gives you the best results, but we also offer one-time service.
EXPERT TECHNICIANS: We know mosquitoes—where they hide, where they breed, and how to stop their lifecycle to keep them under control.
CUSTOMIZED PLANS: Every customer’s needs are different, so we develop a plan that’s right for your yard and priced based on square footage.
Yards come in different sizes and so do the degree of pest problems. That’s why we will create a customized pest control plan for your services, based on the size of your yard and pest problems. This means you’ll never need to pay too much for your services. Plus, during the coldest months of winter, we can pause your services.
You need to protect your family – and pets, too – from the pesky and potentially dangerous mosquito population. Steps are simple and straightforward with Turner Pest Control. You contact us about our monthly professional pest control service. Our professional technician will assess your specific situation. We’ll make recommendations for your personalized treatment plan. We’ll carefully apply the best treatments available for your home and/or business – including but not limited to highly effective, fast-acting, long-lasting barrier sprays. Done!
If you’re planning a special event, you know that mosquitoes have the potential to ruin your big day. So request a one-time treatment, priced just right. We’ll get those pests under control.
Penetrating low-volume mist
Monthly mosquito-season treatments
Pause service during winter months
It’s more important than ever to keep the mosquito population in your yard under control. That’s why we offer affordable pricing on our comprehensive mosquito control treatments.
Mosquitoes can cause problems in Tampa, but they aren’t our city’s only pest. Pest-friendly warm weather helps a wide variety of them to breed, so we also offer comprehensive pest control services that include bed bug treatments and more.
If you’re currently a Turner Pest Control customer, sign up for an annual mosquito control plan and you’ll receive a FREE treatment.
If you’re not yet a Turner Pest Control customer, get more info about our comprehensive residential pest control services.
Whether you currently have a mosquito problem or want to proactively sign up for the annual treatment plan, relax. You don’t need to struggle with pest problems any longer. Our friendly, professional technicians are ready to get started.
Getting rid of mosquitoes is a challenge in our warm, humid climate, but professional mosquito control services and your own mosquito prevention efforts can end an infestation. Here’s the most important thing to know: Mosquitoes need just a bit of standing water in which to breed, so your first task is to closely inspect your property for spots where rainwater or water from the sprinkler collects. Frequently replace water in birdbaths and fountains, keep rain gutters clear, and check for water that may be collecting in yard decorations, playsets and toys, and even in plants such as bromeliads. Learn more about eliminating mosquito breeding grounds around your house and how to protect yourself and your family from being bitten.
You expect to encounter mosquitoes outdoors, but when you hear that annoying buzz or suddenly have an itchy bite on your leg while you’re relaxing on the sofa, you wonder how a mosquito got in (and hope there aren’t any more). Mosquitoes get indoors several ways, including hitching a ride in with you or your pets or just taking advantage of a door left ajar for a few seconds. While there may not be much you can do about that, you can check your home for openings that give mosquitoes an opportunity to enter. During mosquito season, take time to check how well sealed your doors and windows are. Pay particular attention to screens—mosquitoes are tiny and don’t need anything more than a little tear in a screen to come in. These maintenance measures can also help keep plenty of other types of pests from entering your home as well.
You should also check for water that shouldn’t be in your home. You may have a plumbing problem, so inspect pipes and faucets for leaks that can provide the standing water that mosquitoes need to breed. Also check trays under indoor plants for standing water, throw out vases of flowers that are long past their prime, and even look inside plants that may be holding a bit of water in their leaves. Mosquitoes will even breed in a rarely used toilet, so be sure to flush those regularly.
If you have a serious indoor mosquito problem, keep in mind that mosquitoes can spread disease. Be sure that any elderly or very young people in your household are protected from being bitten. Use repellents for adults and mosquito-net canopies over the cribs and beds of babies and young children until mosquitoes are eliminated.
There are chemicals on the market that can help get rid of mosquitoes, but their effectiveness is usually short-lived compared to the products that professional pest control providers have access to. Malathion and permethrin are two of the most popular products available at home and garden stores. These insecticides will work for a few days before breaking down and becoming ineffective. While malathion used in small amounts is not harmful, permethrin is known to be toxic to bees and fish.
At Turner Pest Control, we use the most effective products available to treat your yard for mosquitoes. These products include an insect growth regulator that interrupts the mosquitoes’ breeding cycle and a fast-acting chemical that provides a long-lasting, residual barrier. We make sure to apply these products in the shadiest areas of your yard, focusing on the undersides of foliage where mosquitoes are likely to lay their eggs. Our recurring service—which can be paused in the winter when mosquitoes are less of a threat—is the best way to ensure that the mosquito population in your yard is significantly reduced. We also have a one-time treatment service to ensure your special outdoor occasion is mosquito-free.
Some types of mosquito trapping devices will kill adult mosquitoes, but they aren’t sustainable solutions for keeping your yard free of mosquitoes and some even attract more bugs than you might otherwise have. A significant reduction in the mosquito population on your property requires a combination of spraying by municipal mosquito control authorities and multiple treatments on your property by pest control pros. At Turner Pest Control, we cover your yard with long-lasting barrier sprays in every spot where mosquitoes hide and breed. Contact us to learn more about how our recurring monthly treatments can stop the breeding cycle or to find out about our other Tampa pest control services!
Surprisingly, mosquitoes can live for quite awhile indoors, particularly females. Once females have had a meal from you or your pets, they may live for up to 21 days, depending on the species. Males, which don’t deliver those awful bites, may live for only a week or so.
Mosquitoes are some of the most dangerous threats to humans on the planet and can spread diseases at an alarming rate. These diseases include the Zika virus, West Nile virus, dengue fever, malaria, and more.
Turner uses ultra-low volume (ULV) treatments that are applied via backpack mister. We carefully apply fast-acting, long-lasting barriers sprays, concentrating on the undersides of foliage in shady areas where mosquitoes prefer to lay their eggs. In addition to recurring mosquito control service—which you can pause during winter months when these pests are less active—we also offer affordable one-time treatments if you’ve planned an outdoor activity.
There are several steps you can take to keep mosquito populations lower. These include eliminating every source of standing water, no matter how small. Change out water in bird baths frequently, keep vegetation and trash away from any standing water sources that cannot be changed out, stay indoors around dusk and dawn, and make sure screens on doors and windows are in good repair and well sealed. When outdoors, stay covered up with long sleeves and pants, and use repellents on exposed skin.
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