We are all familiar with mosquitoes. It seems like they’re everywhere in our area. We’ve dealt with their bites, and the itchy welts they leave behind. 

Getting Rid of Mosquitoes

Since mosquitoes can fly, they are able to cover large distances. This is why it is impossible to completely eliminate mosquitoes from your life. However, OPC Pest Control has developed a system that can help eliminate mosquitoes from your property and reduce their presence to an acceptable level. Download our Mosquito Management Program information here.

Don’t forget that we offer a free pest inspection. If you are having trouble with mosquitoes, call us and we’ll be right out to inspect your home free of charge.

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Mosquito Solutions

Why let mosquitoes have all the fun? Bite Back and Enjoy Your Backyard Again!

Tired of being chased inside when the sun sets? Do you hate to move the party indoors? Why let those mosquitoes ruin the fun in your yard. We have the answer to all those slaps on the arm!

How Do We Get Rid of Mosquitoes?

Most mosquitoes rest in landscaping, trees and foliage around your property before they bite you and your family. OPC will treat the landscaping, foliage and foundation around the property with a product designed to reduce the population of mosquitoes in their resting sites. We will also treat the mosquito breeding sites on the property with a product designed to help prevent mosquito larvae from developing into adults.

When Do We Treat Mosquitoes?

Mosquitoes are most active in the warmer months, especially April thru October when you tend to use your backyard the most. Our Mosquito Management Program provides for routine monthly service during these warmer months when you need it most.

Besides Ponds and Streams, Where Else Do Mosquitoes Breed?

  • Over watered landscaping
  • Water gardens
  • Bird baths
  • Old tires
  • Flower pots
  • Tree holes
  • Pool covers
  • Urns
  • Rain barrels
  • Roof gutters
  • Ornamental fountains
  • Abandoned swimming pools
  • Water troughs
  • Retention ponds
  • Any other water-holding receptacles
  • Especially after rainfall

Tips for Avoiding Mosquito Bites

  • Stay indoors during dawn, dusk and early evening when mosquitoes are more likely to bite.
  • Wear light-colored clothing, plus long-sleeved shirts and long pants for extra protection.
  • Use personal repellents on skin and clothing.
  • Protect your dog or cat with a product made especially for pets that repels mosquitoes.

Leave Mosquito Treatments to the Professionals

If you want your mosquito problem gone for good, contact us today to learn more about our mosquito management program.

Characteristics of Mosquitos

What Do Mosquitoes Look Like?

Mosquitoes have slender bodies with long legs and scaled wings. They are typically smaller than 15mm in length.

Where Do Mosquitoes Live?

Most mosquitoes rest in landscaping, trees and foliage around your property before they bite you and your family. OPC will treat the landscaping, foliage and foundation around the property with a product designed to reduce the population of mosquitoes in their resting sites. We’ll also treat the mosquito breeding sites on the property with a product designed to help prevent mosquito larvae from developing into adults.

Are Mosquitoes Dangerous?

It is often over-looked that mosquitoes can carry very dangerous diseases including West Nile virus, yellow fever, and malaria. People don’t often think about malaria in this part of the world, but there are over 1,000 cases of malaria in North America every year.

To protect yourself from mosquito bites, use a repellent approved by the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Also make sure that you avoid contact with the eyes and mouth when applying repellent.

Should I be concerned about the Zika virus?

We’ve been hearing about Zika virus for a while now and its effects on people. The virus can cause mild flu-like symptoms and is believed to be linked to the birth defects in fetuses if a woman becomes infected while pregnant. Recently, researchers have discovered the virus in Aedes albopictus, otherwise knows as the Asian Tiger mosquito. This species of mosquito is common in the United States, as well as here in Kentucky.

Some precautions to take to help avoid this unwanted pest and its virus:  stay indoors during dawn and dusk hours when mosquitoes are most active; wear insect repellent containing DEET; wear long sleeves and/or pants when you can; and remove any and all sources of standing water around your property that mosquitoes may breed in. Our mosquito program will be an asset to treat the areas mosquitoes like to shelter during the heat of the day: under leaves in bushes, trees and other exterior foliage as well as under decks and other man-made structures.


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