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Mosquito Prevention

1. How to Prevent Mosquito Bites in Illinois and Indiana »

No one wants to deal with the aftermath of a mosquito bite. Learn everything you need to know about preventing bites in the first place with tips from our mosquito control experts!

How to prevent mosquito bites in Illinois and Indiana; Anderson Pest Solutions

2. How to Prevent Mosquitoes in Your Yard »

To prevent mosquitoes in your yard, it’s best to eliminate the things that would attract them in the first place. The first step is to remove standing water. Learn more with Anderson!

How to prevent mosquitoes in your yard in Illinois and Indiana; Anderson Pest Solutions

3. Do Citronella Candles Keep Mosquitoes Away? »

Citronella oil has been touted as a cure-all for mosquitoes for decades. Unfortunately, it’s not as reliable as you may think. Find out why citronella candles aren’t enough to prevent mosquito problems in your yard!

Do Citronella Candles Keep Mosquitoes Away in Illinois and Indiana; Anderson Pest Solutions

4. How Do You Keep Mosquitoes Away Naturally? »

Although all-natural home remedies will not work to control a mosquito problem, some may work to repel them. Popular essential oils include peppermint, lavender, lemon eucalyptus, and more.

How Do You Keep Mosquitoes Away Naturally in Illinois and Indiana; Anderson Pest Solutions

5. What is the Most Effective Mosquito Repellent in Illinois and Indiana? »

In general, mosquito repellents containing DEET are considered highly effective at repelling mosquitoes and are safe when approved by the EPA. Learn more about mosquito repellents here!

What Is The Most Effective Mosquito Repellent in Illinois and Indiana; Anderson Pest Solutions

6. Do Mosquito Traps Really Work? »

Most mosquito traps function by luring in mosquitoes. While not a reliable solution severe mosquito infestation, traps can help keep mosquitoes away from your yard or property.

Do Mosquito Traps Really Work in Illinois and Indiana; Anderson Pest Solutions

7. Are Mosquitoes Attracted to Light? »

Mosquitoes are most active at dawn and dusk when the sun is low. While mosquitoes use light to find their hosts, they are neither attracted to or repelled by light. Learn why with Anderson!

Are mosquitoes attracted to light in Illinois and Indiana; Anderson Pest Solutions

8. What are the Best Plants to Keep Mosquitoes Away? »

Mosquitoes use scent to locate hosts. Certain fragrant plants, in that case, can work as a natural repellent against mosquitoes. Find out what the best plants are to prevent mosquitoes here in the Midwest!

What Are The Best Plants To Keep Mosquitoes Away in Illinois and Indiana; Anderson Pest Solutions