No other pest can be as pesty and annoying as mosquitoes and
especially during the summer months when we really want to enjoy the
beauty of our backyards. This is due to the fact that the State of
Florida with its high rainfall and warm climate is home for 67
species or types of mosquitoes. Unfortunately, the backyard ponds we
desire and shrubbery and ornamental plants which makes our yards so
beautiful also makes our properties the ideal living place for
mosquitoes. These stinging, blood sucking pests feed on us, our
children and our pets. They feed on us and use our blood in making
their eggs. Every home owner who desires to enjoy their backyards
and exterior porches should hire Buggin Out Pest Control Service since we provide
an affordable mosquito control program in Tampa Bay.
Mosquito Control and Your Health
Mosquito control in Tampa Bay is important to maintain your health
and the health of your family and pets. Their bites cause redness and swelling of the skin. It is also associated with itching which sometimes last many days. Some PEOPLE EVEN BECOME ILL after being bitten by mosquitoes. Many germs are carried from animals to man by these annoying and dangerous pests. These include the germs which carry:
Encephalitis – This disease is of medical importance in the State of Florida. Encephalitis is fatal and usually occur in children and the elderly. There were incidences of it in Tampa Bay during 1961 and 1962. Twenty five25 cases were detected in 1961, 7 of which resulted in death and 222 incidences in 1962 with 222 fatalities.
Fever- Dengue [DEN-ghee] is a flu-like viral disease spread by
the bite of infected mosquitoes. Dengue hemorrhagic fever is a
severe, often fatal, complication of dengue. There is no
specific treatment for dengue.
- Lymphatic filariasis, commonly known as elephantiasis,
is a neglected tropical disease. Infection occurs when filarial
parasites are transmitted to humans through mosquitoes. When a
mosquito with infective stage larvae bites a person, the
parasites are deposited on the person's skin from where they
enter the body. The larvae then migrate to the lymphatic vessels
where they develop into adult worms forming 'nests' in the human
Yellow Fever - Yellow
fever is caused by a small virus that is spread by the bite of
mosquitoes. This disease is common in South America and in
Anyone can get yellow fever, but the elderly have a higher
risk of severe infection. If a person is bitten by an infected
mosquito, symptoms usually develop 3 - 6 days later.
Malaria - Malaria is
caused by a parasite that is passed from one human to another by
the bite of infected Anopheles mosquitoes. After
infection, the parasites (called sporozoites) travel through the
bloodstream to the liver, where they mature and release another
form, the merozoites. The parasites enter the bloodstream and
infect red blood cells.
The parasites multiply inside the red blood cells, which then
break open within 48 to 72 hours, infecting more red blood
cells. The first symptoms usually occur 10 days to 4 weeks after
infection, though they can appear as early as 8 days or as long
as a year after infection. The symptoms occur in cycles of 48 to
Dogs, mankind’s best friends and precious pets can be severely affected by mosquitoes that also carry:
- The highest infection rates (up to 45%) in dogs (not maintained on
heartworm preventive) are observed within 150 miles of the Atlantic
and Gulf coasts from the Gulf of Mexico to New Jersey and along the
Mississippi River and its major tributaries. Other areas of the
United States may have lower incidence rates (5% or less) of canine
heartworm disease, while some regions have environmental, mosquito
population and dog population factors that allow a higher local
incidence of heartworm infection.
Is it reasonable for the home owner to invest in Mosquito control in Tampa Bay?
This is clearly a no brainer as they sting us sucks our
blood and can give us fatal diseases. Secondly just watch what
the Government is doing. The Mosquito Control Law, Chapter 388
F.S. and the Mosquito Control Rules were enacted in the state of
Florida for Mosquito control on public lands. Since the
government makes provision for mosquito control on state
property it is basic common sense for homeowners to follow suit
and take steps practice backyard mosquito control on private
property in Tampa Bay. Backyard mosquito control should be done
by the home owner. Since screening our entire backyards is both
impractical and expensive Buggin Out Pest Control Service gives homeowners a cost effective option by providing an effective mosquito control service in Tampa Bay. We have invested time and money in training and equipping our staff to provide mosquito control around homes and commercial establishments.
Chemical Mosquito Control
The control of mosquito with the use of chemicals is a
professional’s job. Our technicians are trained in selecting and
applying the right chemicals and while using the appropriate
equipment. Given the technical nature of chemical which are
suited for mosquito control in Tampa Bay backyards. Buggin Out Pest
Control service should be contacted to do the job.
Mosquito Control Service Package
We provide monthly spraying of shrubbery and treatment of breeding and other areas where mosquito are often found.
The service package is affordable and does not require the major expense of installing a misting system.
The convenient service package can be scheduled with your routine pest control service.