Mosquitoes are more than just a nuisance pest as they are known for spreading diseases and carrying pathogens that affect humans as well as pets. Mosquitoes are getting a lot of press lately because of the Zika Virus that is quickly spreading in South and Central America. It affects pregnant women and the unborn child with life threatening birth defects. The West Nile Virus causes swelling of the brain in animals, humans and birds that can lead to death. La Crosse Encephalitis is transmitted by mosquitoes in the central part of our state causing neurological problems in children. Dog Heartworm is a roundworm that is transmitted to dogs that accumulate in the heart and may cause death. These are some of the reasons our clients want them eliminated.
Mosquitoes have a 4 stage life cycle: egg – larvae – pupae – adult
WI has 10 species of problem mosquitoes
Aedes Vexans are the most common species in WI and they can migrate up to 15 miles from their breeding areas.
All mosquitoes need water to breed.
Mosquitoes locate their hosts by their carbon dioxide emissions.
Itching is caused by an allergic reaction to their saliva.
Kwik Kill Pest Control practices Integrated Mosquito Management to provide you with the most effective service available. Our service includes a thorough inspection of your property to identify the breeding sources as well as resting and staging areas. Source reduction will stop mosquitoes from breeding and our treatments to the resting areas will kill the mosquitoes that are present. Customer co-operation is needed to get long term results! As always we use the most effective materials and practices that have the least effect on non target animals. Our service is pet and family friendly!
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