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Working as mosquito control experts in Winston Salem, NC, we know more than most how annoying bug bites can be. With over 30 years of experience in pest control, we’ve picked up some tips on what you can do to prevent mosquitoes bites from happening. With that in mind, here are 3 handy ways to stop mosquito bites.

1. Blow Them All Away

Get some fans out! Almost any breeze, really any above 1 MPH, will make it very difficult for mosquitoes to fly and bite you. Pro-tip: Keep the flow of air directed at the lower half of your body because mosquitoes fly close to the ground to avoid the wind. That means that putting a fan down there will block any potential bites.

2. Try Tightly Woven Clothing

During mosquito season, loose weaves are a no-no. Mosquitoes can’t bite through clothing that has a very tight weave. While cotton and linen usually aren’t great armor against bug bites, many synthetic fibers are woven tightly enough. That means athletic apparel is a great place to start, so you can stay cool and protected.

3. Avoid Peak Mosquito Hours

If you’re a boater, you know that large bodies of water tend to die down at dawn and dusk. That’s because the wind typically lessens during sunrise and sunset. The lack of the wind at those times also brings mosquitoes out to play. Same concept goes whether you’re near a body of water or not. If you can schedule your outdoor outings at early day or in the evening, you can avoid a lot of mosquito bites.

Need More Help with Mosquito Control?

Of course, the easiest way to avoid mosquito bites is by getting the mosquito control you need in Winston Salem, NC. We employ a comprehensive strategy to control mosquito populations in and around your Winston Salem, NC yard. We use our knowledge and experience from 30 years of service to inspect your yard to get the critters where they live and breed. Mosquitoes breed so quickly that killing the flying adults is not enough to deal with the problem. We come up with a game plan to both remove the pests and prevent them from coming back. Our expert technicians will advise you on how to eliminate the breeding grounds and can even provide seasonal treatment. Take back control today by contacting us for a consultation!