10 Must-Know Tips to Keep Mosquitoes Away!

Mosquito-Borne Threats

Mosquitoes spread diseases like malaria, dengue fever, Zika, and West Nile virus, emphasizing the need for mosquito control.


Standing Water

Remove standing water sources around your home to prevent mosquito breeding.


Repellent Power

Use DEET, picaridin, or oil of lemon eucalyptus repellents to protect exposed skin from bites, especially during peak mosquito times.


Protective Clothing

Wear long sleeves, pants, and socks outdoors, especially in mosquito-prone areas.


Screening Solutions

Install screens on windows and doors to keep mosquitoes out while allowing ventilation.


Outdoor Maintenance

Trim grass, clear debris, and remove hiding spots to reduce mosquito presence.


Mosquito Nets

Use nets over beds and outdoor areas for protection while sleeping or relaxing.


Citronella Candles

Burn citronella candles or use oil in torches to repel mosquitoes outdoors.


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Timing Matters

Avoid outdoor activities at dawn and dusk when mosquitoes are active, or use extra protection during these times.


Community Efforts

Work with neighbours and authorities to address mosquito breeding sites in shared spaces for comprehensive control.


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