Mosquitoes

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Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes can be a real nuisance anywhere in the world, leaving itchy bites on uncovered skin and waking you up from your sleep with their high pitched buzz. But besides being a total annoyance, mosquitoes are one of the most concerning pest in Singapore, that impacts health and safety of residents.

They may look harmless, but the numbers of dengue and malaria cases over the years have proven that mosquitoes can be fatal and worrying. Here are some facts that you might want to know about these nasty little insects:

  • Mosquitoes existed since the dinosaur era which was 400 million years ago.

  • They are found close to still water, where their larvae feed and develop. They can breed at the edge of running water.

  • They seem to be attracted to dark colours. They have poor vision and are attracted to high contrast.

  • Mosquitoes will normally bite you at dawn or dusk – mostly nocturnal. That’s when their internal clocks tell them it is feeding time. Aedes are diurnal, but biting peaks at twilight.

  • Mosquitoes are attracted to heat and they find lactic acid alluring thus would tend to bite people who had just exercised. Mosquito are attracted by carbon dioxide at long range. They are only attracted to lactic acid when they go near the source,of carbon dioxide, then they use visual cues to land and bite

How does mosquito infestation affects your business?

  • Trust – immediate impact on employees’ trust.
  • Damage – serious damage to your health and hygiene reputation.
  • Cost – Loss of business opportunities when customers shared negative reviews on your business

Worried about mosquitoes? Call us now at (65) 6347 8138 for your home or business premise. Alternatively you can contact us here to book an appointment. Our pest expert will schedule an inspection to assess your mosquito problem and recommend a way to get them to buzz off.

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