Mosquito & Tick Control Services in Mount Vernon, NY

Serving Mount Vernon, NY and Westchester County, Mosquito Corp offers professional tick and mosquito spraying and control services. Our specialized pest management services reduce and manage the populations of ticks and mosquitoes in specific areas. These services are important for public health, as ticks and mosquitoes can carry and transmit diseases to humans and animals. Here’s a detailed overview of what our pest control services entail:

Tick Control Services in Mount Vernon, NY

Ticks are known vectors for diseases such as Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, and other tick-borne illnesses. Tick control services on Mount Vernon, CT typically include:

  1. Inspection and Assessment:
    • We inspect the property to identify tick habitats and assess the level of infestation.
  2. Habitat Modification:
    • Recommendations for reducing tick habitats, such as clearing brush, tall grass, and leaf litter where ticks thrive.
    • Advice on creating tick-safe zones through landscaping techniques.
  3. Chemical Treatments:
    • Application of acaricides (tick-killing pesticides) to targeted areas like lawns, wooded edges, and other tick-prone areas.
    • Treatments may be one-time applications or part of a scheduled program.
  4. Biological Control:
    • Introduction of natural predators or pathogens that target ticks.
    • Use of tick tubes, which attract rodents and treat them with acaricides to reduce ticks on their bodies.
  5. Education and Prevention:
    • Providing information on personal protection measures, such as using tick repellents, wearing appropriate clothing, and performing tick checks.

Mosquito Control Services in Mount Vernon, NY

Mosquitoes are carriers of diseases such as West Nile virus, Zika virus, dengue fever, and malaria. Mosquito control services include:

  1. Inspection and Assessment:
    • Property surveys to locate mosquito breeding sites, such as standing water in ponds, gutters, containers, and other areas.
  2. Source Reduction:
    • Elimination or management of breeding sites by draining standing water and implementing water management practices.
    • Recommendations for maintaining property to prevent water accumulation.
  3. Chemical Treatments:
    • Application of larvicides to water sources to kill mosquito larvae before they become adults.
    • Adulticides are sprayed to reduce the adult mosquito population, often through fogging or misting.
  4. Biological Control:
    • Introduction of natural predators like fish that eat mosquito larvae.
    • Use of bacteria such as Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis (Bti), which specifically targets mosquito larvae.
  5. Integrated Pest Management (IPM):
    • Combining multiple control methods to achieve long-term mosquito population management.
    • Continuous monitoring and adjusting strategies based on effectiveness and environmental considerations.
  6. Education and Prevention:
    • Providing guidelines on personal protection, such as using insect repellents, installing window and door screens, and wearing long sleeves and pants during peak mosquito activity times.

Benefits of Professional Tick & Mosquito Control Services in Mount Vernon, NY

  • Expertise: Mosquito Corp. offers knowledgeable and experienced pest control technicians.
  • Safety: Proper handling and application of pesticides ensure safety for humans, pets, and the environment.
  • Effectiveness: We implement comprehensive strategies and treatments are more effective than DIY methods.
  • Convenience: Regular service plans provide ongoing protection without requiring homeowner intervention.

Tick & Mosquito Control services by Mosquito Corp. are essential for maintaining a safe and comfortable living environment, particularly in Westchester County where tick and mosquito-borne diseases are prevalent. You can contact us today at to schedule a no-cost consultation.  You can click the following link to view our 5-star online reviews.