Low Country Pest Management LLC mosquito control

Mosquito control for a once -a-month service typically involves:

A comprehensive approach designed to minimize mosquito populations and reduce the risk of bites and potential disease transmissions.

1) Inspection: A thorough inspection of the property is conducted to identify mosquito breeding sites such as standing water , dense vegetation and shaded areas.

2) Source reduction: Identified breeding sites are identified and the customer will be advised on areas such as eliminating standing water, removing debris and advised on ways to prevent standing water.

3) Adult mosquito treatment: A residual barrier spray is applied to the vegetation around the structure and to the mosquito resting area. This creates a protective barrier that kills adult mosquitoes on contact and continues to repel new ones until the next monthly service is due.

4) Monitoring and Follow Up: Each visit includes monitoring the effectiveness of treatments and making adjustments as necessary for effective control.

Our service is designed to be convenient and effective, providing ongoing protection from mosquitoes throughout the month.
Mosquitoes in South Carolina can carry several illnesses that are important to be careful of such as:

West Nile Virus: Problems of this disease include the neurological disease encephalitis.

Most Common Mosquito Illnesses in South Carolina:

Meningitis – inflammation of the brain and spinal cord

Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE): This disease causes brain swelling and has a high fatality rate.

La Crosse Encephalitis: Most common in children, the virus causes fever, headache, nausea and fatigue. It can cause worse issues such as seizures , brain inflammation but is very rare.

Dengue and Zika Virus: Not very often found in South Carolina. Dengue causes high fever, rash and joint pain. Zika can cause fever, rash and joint pain and is very dangerous for pregnant women.

Helpful ways to reduce mosquito bites.
  1. Protective clothing.
  2. Eliminate standing water around the homesite.
This will help reduce the risk of illnesses.