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Houston Mosquito Control

Reputable Insect & Bug Exterminator in Greater Houston

Spring, summer, and early fall in Texas are notorious for a lot of things. Heat and humidity might be the first things that come to mind, but often included with these factors are an influx of mosquitoes. Mosquitoes come in a wide variety of different types, sizes, and populations, and yet it seems like no matter what you do, they’re constantly invading your property and potentially even sneaking their way into your home. 

At Preventive Pest Control, we take pride in being Houston’s leading name in mosquito control, and offer high-quality, effective, and creative solutions that keep you, your loved ones, and your home protected and safe.

Call (713) 955-7405 or contact us online today to learn more about our Houston mosquito control services!

Preventive Pest Control takes your mosquito problem seriously, and we offer a wide range of pest management solutions that we can tailor to specifically your needs. We know how dangerous an unchecked mosquito population can be, and we offer a wide range of solutions designed to stop the biting, keep the bugs at bay, and let you reclaim your property for yourself. Whether your home has an issue or your business needs help, Preventive Pest Control can be counted on to handle your problem effectively. We understand mosquitoes, and we use the latest methods and techniques to curtail the issue and help keep it at bay through even the peak of the mosquito season.

Call Preventive Pest Control at (713) 955-7405 today and we’ll help you get started on solving the problem!

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Signs You Need A Mosquito Exterminator

1. Visible signs of nesting - Mosquitos require standing water in order to lay their eggs so watch out. If you have any water gardens or even dirty gutters, then it might be time to call in our mosquito exterminator to take a look around your property for visible signs of nesting.

2. That dreaded buzzing sound - We've all been there before, you're about to fall asleep and then you hear something buzzing in your ear and you spring up wide awake. Mosquitos buzz while they fly and they fly fairly slowly, so while you might be able to catch one, it's likely there are more near by to call in our mosquito control experts.

3. Mosquito bites - The absolute worst thing about mosquitos are the itchy bites they leave behind. Not only can they spread diseases, but they're a nuisance so call in our Houston mosquito exterminator to inspect your property and rid you of these pesky pests!

4. Daytime sightings - Mosquitos are particularly active around dusk, dawn and night time as they don't like direct sunlight. So if you see them during the day then call in our Houston mosquito control specialists because it means your circumstances are particularly extreme.

At Preventive Pest Control, our commitment to excellence is unwavering as we proudly stand as Houston's foremost authority in mosquito control. With a dedication to providing top-notch services, we prioritize the safety and protection of you, your loved ones, and your home. 

Preventive Pest Control takes pride in being more than just a service provider; we are your partners in creating a safe and comfortable living space. Our mission is to go beyond conventional pest control methods and tailor our strategies to the unique needs of our clients in the vibrant community of Houston.


Tired of your mosquito problem? Preventive Pest Control can help! Give us a call at (713) 955-7405 now and schedule your mosquito control in Houston or surrounding areas .


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Why Does Houston Have Such a Huge Mosquito Problem?

Mosquitoes are so common in the Houston area particularly because our climate is essentially perfect for them to flourish. Our sub-tropical location means that during spring and summer months, these bugs have the heat and humidity they need to not just survive, but to thrive. Populations tend to explode around the time of the first major heatwave of the year, and these bugs tend to stay around until the weather starts to cool for good.

We can treat your home for all types of mosquitoes, including:

  • The Aedes Aegyptii: A small species of mosquito that is the primary carrier of the Zika virus
  • The Asian Tiger Mosquito: These mosquitoes are primarily active in the evening hours, and thrive on standing water. They contribute to the spread of diseases including West Nile virus, dengue fever, and yellow fever.
  • The Culex Pipiens: These mosquitoes are strongly attracted to sugar sources, and females feed on the blood of birds and humans to develop eggs. They spread meningitis, encephalitis, and other diseases commonly associated with birds.
  • The Anopheles Quadrimaculatus: Outbreaks of malaria are frequently attributed to these bloodsuckers, as well as cases of canine heartworms.

How To Prevent The Need For Mosquito Control

1. Trim hedges and bushes - Since mosquitos thrive in shady areas and are susceptible to sunlight, you should minimize shade in your yard in order to prevent the need for mosquito control.

2. Consider a dehumidifier - Since mosquitos thrive in moist conditions, dehumidifiers can be great in order to keep your humidity at a level that mosquitos can't survive in.

3. Treat standing water you can't get rid of - You should always be wary of an empty bucket full of rain water, but for your swimming pools and other bodies of standing water you should make sure there's chlorine or minnows in your water garden that will eat the eggs and prevent the need for our Houston mosquito control experts.

4. Use fans and air movement to throw them off - If you're hosting an event of people, it's a good idea to set up blower fans at ankle level and your ceiling fans. Since mosquitos are so light, they'll blow away easily and avoid places that restrict their movement.

5. Clean out your gutters - If your gutters haven't been cleaned lately, you should be worried about leaves and standing water that isn't draining properly because it will leave the perfect breeding ground that could require mosquito control.

Mosquito Growth Factors

What can cause mosquito populations to explode and grow rapidly? There are several factors. First, depending on the species of mosquito, there needs to be a source of moisture. In some cases, this moisture needs to be something like blood that females can consume to help lay eggs. More often than not, they lay their eggs in standing water, making lakes, ponds, unkempt swimming pools, and even puddles breeding grounds for mosquito populations. Our crew can help you locate any of these mosquito hotspots on your property and suggest methods to help eliminate them.

Finally, mosquitoes also need a food source to keep them alive, and that’s where humans and animals come in. This is one of the reasons why mosquitoes will so often live close to homes, businesses, and other buildings where people frequently are. Spraying these areas with mosquito control chemicals can help keep mosquitoes away and prevent you from having to suffer from painfully itchy bites just from walking outside.

Dangers of Mosquito Infestations

Mosquito infestations pose significant health risks and can create various nuisances for individuals and communities. The dangers associated with mosquito infestations stem primarily from their ability to transmit diseases through their bites. 

Here are some of the key dangers of mosquito infestations:

  • Transmission of Diseases: Mosquitoes are vectors for numerous diseases such as malaria, dengue fever, Zika virus, West Nile virus, and chikungunya. These diseases can range from mild to severe and can have long-lasting health implications.
  • Risk to Public Health: Mosquito-borne diseases can spread rapidly within populations, posing a significant threat to public health, particularly in regions where healthcare infrastructure may be limited.
  • Disruption of Outdoor Activities: Mosquito infestations can disrupt outdoor activities such as gardening, barbecues, and sports, as people are forced indoors to avoid mosquito bites.
  • Impact on Livestock: Mosquitoes can also transmit diseases to livestock, leading to economic losses for farmers and affecting food security.
  • Allergic Reactions: Some individuals may experience allergic reactions to mosquito bites, resulting in itching, swelling, and discomfort.
  • Potential for Secondary Infections: Scratching mosquito bites can break the skin, increasing the risk of secondary bacterial infections.

Efficient mosquito control measures are crucial to mitigate these dangers and protect public health. Through targeted interventions such as habitat reduction, mosquito repellents, and professional pest control services, communities can minimize the risks associated with mosquito infestations and ensure safer environments for all.


If you’re tired of your mosquito problem, reach out to the experts at Preventive Pest Control and our Houston mosquito control team will help you come up with the solution you need!


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