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Top 12 Tips to Ward off Nasty Mosquitoes this Summer

By: Insect Shield® Technology

The mosquitoes are back - in full force. Here are some top tips to help ward them off in the coming months.

Mosquito Prevention Techniques

  1. Water:
    Eliminate standing water which acts as a breeding ground for mosquitoes. (flower pots, children’s pools, watering cans, gutters etc.)

  2. Trash:
    Remember to keep the lids on trash cans to keep out the rain.

  3. Top 12 Tips to Ward off Nasty Mosquitoes this Summer
  4. Puddles:
    Cover up or fill in low places in your yard where puddles can develop.

  5. Gutters:
    Keep gutters cleaned out so water does not build up inside and become a mosquito breeding ground.

  6. Drains:
    Make sure all drains on your property are also cleaned out without leaves blocking them up so water can drain effectively.

  7. Pipes:
    Repair leaky pipes and outdoor faucets.

  8. Toys:
    Empty plastic wading pools at least once a week or store in a position that water will drain.

  9. Pools:
    Make sure your backyard pool is maintained properly.

  10. Holes:
    Fill in tree rot holes and hollow stumps that hold water with sand or concrete.

  11. Bird Baths & Planters:
    Change water in bird baths and planter pots or drip trays at least once a week.

  12. Grass:
    Keep grass cut short around the house, so adult mosquitoes will not hide there.

  13. Insect Shield® Clothing:
    Reduce the number of mosquito bites you get by wearing insect repellent apparel such as Insect Shield. and by using topical insect repellents when outdoors.

Quick facts:

  • Repellency is built in the clothes

  • Lasts through 70 launderings

  • No restrictions for use

  • Appropriate for the entire family

About Insect Shield® Technology:
Insect Shield Repellent Apparel and Gear are revolutionary products designed to provide long-lasting, effective and convenient personal insect protection. The durable protection provided by Insect Shield is the result of years of research and testing. In July 2003, Insect Shield Repellent Apparel was registered by the United States Environmental Protection Agency. Insect Shield Technology is utilized by leading lifestyle brands, work wear distributors and International relief organizations across the globe to provide effective protection against insects and the diseases they can carry. Insect Shield is an approved vendor of the US Army and US Marine Corps.

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