Summer comes to Covington each year with the promise of warm weather, sunshine, fun, and as always, mosquitoes. These pests can take over your yard and multiply quickly. They lay 100 eggs at a time, oftentimes in standing water. When biting, mosquitoes can drink up to 3 times their body weight in blood. Their primary food source is glucose, which is found in high levels in our blood.
Not only do mosquito bites hurt, they can be quite harmful. While a spider or a cockroach may be a scarier sight, because they carry diseases, mosquitoes are considered the world’s deadliest animals.
Through Malaria, Zika and West Nile Virus, mosquitoes are responsible for nearly 1 million deaths per year.
Mosquito control in Northshore, LA shouldn’t be expensive.
Fox Pest’s Covington pest control service provides affordable mosquito control services in Covington and the surrounding area.
Fox Pest Control knows how to control your Covington mosquito problem and reduce them quickly call (985) 251-2646 or email us today for a free inspection, same-day* service, and a 100% satisfaction guarantee.
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You might already know for sure that you have a mosquito problem. But here are a couple of the most common signs of a mosquito infestation in Covington.
One of the signs of a mosquito infestation is to see them flying around.
Even before they’re seen, mosquitoes can bite and fly away before you know what happened. A bite is often itchy and may raise a small red bump on the skin.
Call (985) 251-2646 for a free inspection. If you call before 2:00 pm, we can often come that day!
Remote locations & other conditions may require next-day service.
A certified technician will inspect your property & provide customized pest control treatment based on the inspection results.
Each service provides a detailed report & helpful tips to keep pests away. We return regularly throughout the year, increasing protection with every visit.
If you see pest activity between your regularly scheduled services, we will return free of charge!
Fox Pest Control provides mosquito control services in Northshore, LA and the surrounding areas, including:
We know how important it is to keep a pest free environment for you and your family.
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We start with a thorough initial Home Inspection, then our licensed Fox Pest Control technician will respectfully and comprehensively treat your home.
If you experience concerns after your initial or between quarterly treatments, we'll come back and treat your home again at no additional charge.
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Of the more than 3,500 species, only a couple hundred will actually bite humans … and then it’s only the females. Despite that, there are plenty of female mosquitoes around in Covington, so don’t worry, you’ll need lots of help with mosquito control.
Mosquitoes love very shallow water or even damp soil for laying eggs. Try to keep your property free of standing water, mosquitoes can lay their eggs in a bottle cap of water.
Mosquitoes love cool, moist environments … and they hate the heat. The best to be outside while also avoiding mosquitoes is in the heat of the day. If you do see mosquitoes, they will most likely be in bushes or flower beds.(Or you could call Fox Pest Control in Covington to help you reduce the mosquito population around your home.)
When a female mosquito bites you, it injects an anticoagulant within its saliva that, while helping the blood flow, also creates an allergic response in most humans.
Yes they can be. Even in Covington mosquitoes can carry and transmit several diseases, including:
West Nile virus– an infectious disease whose symptoms include fever, skin rash, body aches, and swollen lymph glands.
Zika virus– an RNA virus that causes a rash, itching all over, muscle pain, red eyes, joint pain, fever, and a headache.
Malaria- a disease caused by a parasite that invades red blood cells and brings on fever, chills, sweating, fatigue, nausea and vomiting, and sometimes jaundice.
Mosquitoes are primarily a prey insect, serving as a food source for many bats and birds. In addition, mosquitoes are pollinators. While they don't pollinate on the same level as bees, they feed on flower nectar to get glucose, and transfer this from flower to flower.
From the representative on the phone to the technician that comes to your house, Fox Pest Control is the epitome of professional, respectable, and efficient. I’ve recently had two technicians out to my house (shout-out to Amy and Tracy!) for an entryway spray and all-over treatment. If you need help with pests around your home, do not hesitate to call Fox.
Our technician, Troy, was through and courteous. I've been very happy with Fox Pest Control for this past year. They treat our yard for ants and fleas on a regular basis (no reoccurrence), and the interior of our home once yearly. I had not seen any roaches, etc. until this week, just as the yearly treatment period was due!
If a Fox Pest Control customer has an infestation of covered pests in their Northshore, LA home or business between regularly scheduled Home Protection Plan treatments, we will come back and perform targeted treatments to get rid of the pest at no charge. If Fox Pest Control cannot resolve the problem after three such targeted treatments, we will cheerfully refund the customer’s last monthly subscription fee, as long as all other terms of the agreement have been met.
And if you see any pest activity between your regularly scheduled treatments, simply give our Covington office a call; we'll come back at no additional charge.
*Call us today before 2 p.m. for a same day, zero-obligation inspection and estimate or to provide Covington pest control & extermination services near you.