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Insect Control Insects are creatures that we have to share our world with but they can definitely become annoying in no time at all. Many people find that being outdoors on warm nights is difficult due to insects. There are many ways though in which you can help to control them. Mosquitoes seem to be one of the biggest pests when it comes to insects. Make sure you wear plenty of repellent. There are candles and sensors you can use as well to give you more of a chance of controlling them. Mosquitoes lay eggs in areas of water that has settled and they can leave hundreds of them there at a time. One way for you to take care of this problem is to remove those areas of water. If you have puddles in your drive way after the rain then use a broom to push it. Make sure your rain gutters aren’t set up to where large volumes of stagnant water will be there in one place. Ants are another type of insect that can be very difficult to deal with. They are common outdoors but they can also get into your home. For outside you can run water into their tunnels and flood them out. You can also use poison that you lay on food that they will carry back to the colony with them. In many communities there are trucks that go out at certain times of night to spray chemicals to help with insect control. This is often done very late at night when most people won’t be out. If you aren’t sure if your community offers this you can ask around to find out. For help with insect control inside of your home you can buy over the counter products. If they don’t solve the problem you may have to contact a professional. One of the biggest problems with chemicals that are used for insect control is that the critters start to become immune to it. While you may kill off a large number of them there are some that will be resistant and survive. As a result their offspring are more immune to it as well. This means the potency of the chemicals will have to continue being stronger for them to remain effective.
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