Mosquitos are coming! Mosquitos are coming!!

As we get ready for the upcoming rain and humid days and with mosquitoes being a hot topic in our area, learning all you can for mosquito prevention goes a long way.

There are some steps you can take to help discourage the mosquito population around your home.

  • Change water in pet bowls at least once a day
  • Change water in bird baths and wading pools at least once a week
  • After a rain, check for holes or low areas in your yard that are not draining well. If these areas still have water after a few days, regrade by filling or leveling these areas out
  • Look for and repair outside leaky faucets
  • Check trash or weeds in drains or ditches to keep water from collecting in these areas
  • Check and clear your gutters for debris or standing water
  • Keep plant saucers clear of accumulated standing water

Prevention and ongoing perimeter checks are key to reducing mosquito population around your home. You have other options for mosquito control as well that we can provide.

Try as-needed mosquito yard sprays:

  • The technician will spray the entire yard, plus all bushes, trees and landscape areas.
  • The technician will also let you know of all potential breeding areas, such as low-lying areas or objects in the yard that collect stagnant water to avoid future issues.

Mistaway Mosquito Misting Systems:

  • Our precision-engineered mosquito misting nozzles are installed about every 10-15 feet around the perimeter of your property; on fence lines, trees and risers positioned in the landscaping for a mosquito-free yard.
  • Your system can also help control other unwanted insects, like spiders, flies and gnats.
  • The misting unit’s electronic controller is programmed to automatically initiate a 30 – 60 second mist around dawn and again at dusk, when the mosquitoes are most active and other beneficial insects – like bees and butterflies – are not.

Whichever options you choose, as needed or permanent year round, mosquito control has come a long way with providing safer, environmentally friendly options for protecting your family and pets from mosquito infestations.

Homestead Pest Management - Your Best West TN Pest Control Choice!

What makes Homestead Pest Management the best choice in West TN pest control?  Let's just break it down:

Homestead Pest Management, Inc. was founded in 1976 by Matt & Diane Markowski, and it is still owned and operated by the Markowski family. It is currently owned by their son David Markowski and their daughter Donna Tyler.  Their son-in-law, Charles Moore, is also our Pest Control Manager.

Homestead Pest Management uses the latest techniques to eliminate pests, including using baits and low odor liquids. We were the first company in this area approved to use termite baiting systems,  and we strive to always use products that will have the least amount of impact on the environment. All of the technicians employed by Homestead Pest Management are state certified and undergo continuous training to stay on top of the newest techniques and developments in our field.

Matt Markowski was instrumental in forming the Local Pest Control Association, serving as its First President. He also served the Tennessee Pest Control Association as a Director, President and Committee Chairman. Diane Markowski has served as Secretary, Treasurer, and President of the Local Pest Control Association and has also served the Tennessee Pest Control Association as President, Director and Parliamentarian. She has additionally served as Director and Committee Chairperson with the National Pest Management Association. David Markowski has been President of the Local Pest Control Association and President of the Tennessee Pest Control Association. Donna Tyler is currently Secretary/Treasurer of the Local Pest Control Association.

Let Homestead Pest Management, Inc. demonstrate our expertise and commitment to West TN by assessing your home and property and providing you with a customized plan of attack that consists of both extermination and maintenance, as needed.  Contact us today, and let us take care of all your pest control needs!

Let Homestead Pest Management Take Care of All your Pest Problems!

Bugs of all types are not the only issues that homeowners face in trying to care for their property. Mosquito control, moisture control, and rodent control are a few of the other services we provide to our West TN customer base.  Homestead Pest Management of West TN is pleased to offer these other services to assist you in your home-maintenance endeavors.

For more information on these other services, click here, or contact us to begin making your customized plan of attack for your home-care concerns.


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