If you ask people around Memphis, you will hear many people already complaining about bugs and mosquitos. Normally, those conversations don’t come up until late April, but due to the mild winter pests are coming out earlier.
Don’t worry, this doesn’t mean your home is dirtier than it was last year.
What can you do to protect your home and family?
- Remove any debris from around the home.
- Don’t leave water standing as this attracts mosquitoes and other bugs.
- Use bug-repellant ‘yellow’ bulbs on all of your exterior lights.
- Don’t leave trash open or exposed. Instead, make sure to cover and and seal everything.
As for going to the park, the zoo, and other outdoor fun spots, there are a few things you can do to reduce the amount of bug bites you get. Read more . . .