In a recent interview with KHTS FM 98.1 & AM 1220, Cardon Ellis of Unipest Pest Control talked about how our record hot summer has brought the mosquito population to a high, and how we can fight them off.
After joking about mosquito bites and hot, hot summers, Ellis got down to business about how to best keep the biters at bay.
With the SoCal mosquito population only growing due to our rising temperatures, so do our summers of itching and scratching. It is time to mosquito-proof your home and yard to reduce your chances of becoming one culicidae’s lunch.
A recent LA County West Nile Virus death has been a wake-up call for Santa Clarita, especially after one mosquito tested positive for carrying the virus right here in the Valley.
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Recent studies with electron microscopes have found out more and more about mosquitoes, including how their mouths work differently than previously thought. In fact, the mosquito’s mouth parts work much differently. Their mouths actually stick into the skin, but once stuck, their mouths can twist and turn, looking for a vein to puncture. While this discovery is fairly new, Ellis believes it might change how we fight back mosquitoes.
What began as a local Santa Clarita family’s dream, a father and son opened a pest control business about 30 years ago out of their home garage in Valencia. Unipest, now Santa Clarita’s premier eco-friendly pest control service, is fully equipped with organic and safe solutions, ready to battle the summer bugs with you.
Along with zappers, mosquito buckets, and the occasional use of repellent, some simple ways to prevent the multiplication of unwanted backyard pests that buzz around and feast on blood are to simply remove stagnant water from your property. Make sure pools are filtered, fountains and features are running, and that even the smallest amounts of water are dumped out.
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