FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Yes, everything we use to keep mosquitos away from your yard and friendly to all of your pets.

Unfortunately no service can guarantee 100% protection. What you will find, however, is that the presence of mosquitos will be greatly reduced after a visit from Skeeter Eater.

No, it will repel instead of kill.

No, it will repel instead of kill.

Most mosquitos can fly from one to three miles but there are other species who can fly up to seven. During migration, there are species of mosquitos who have been known to fly up to 100 miles!

While bug zappers might be popular and seem effective to the ears, they are unfortunately not very effective on mosquitos. In fact, bug zappers most often kill bugs that would prey on the mosquito population around your home.

Mayflies don’t eat mosquitos but they are useful in other ways! Often confused for mosquitos because they breed in the same areas, they don’t bite or sting humans. They are also a source of food for creatures that prey on mosquitos.

Yes, mosquito foggers do work but they are only a temporary solution for keeping mosquitos away. At best, they can work for up to three days at a time, whereas our treatments will keep your yard mosquito free for much longer periods of time.

The most common place for mosquitos to lay their eggs is in any body of standing water. Anywhere that can collect water thus has the ability to become an eventual mosquito breeding ground. This can be anywhere from pools to buckets to your dog’s dishes to even puddles. Keeping your home free of any sort of standing water is the best way to prevent them from laying their eggs.
There are some plants, such as citronella, that are sold an a method to naturally repel mosquitos from your property. While the oils from this plant and others similar to it can help keep them away, they are far from the most effective solution for protecting your yard.
Yes, we will alert you at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled treatment to give you plenty of time to reschedule if the original time is inconvenient.
Although ticks cannot swim, they can survive for a period of time underwater. Some estimates say that deer ticks can spend up to two or three days underwater.