With summer in full-swing, mosquitoes are out there, and they’re ready to bite. At Cooper Pest Solutions, we often get asked: “Is there any way to get rid of mosquitoes from my backyard?” And that answer is: Yes! By enrolling in our Mosquito-Free Program, you can help minimize mosquitoes from your Manalapan, NJ backyard, allowing you a “bite-free” summer!
Cooper Pest Solutions’ Regional Manager Laura Dykes uses a mister to treat for mosquitoes.
Professional Mosquito Control Services
There are a few different options for mosquito control that Cooper Pest Solutions offers to their clients in Manalapan and the surrounding areas. We have a seasonal service in addition to a one-time special event service. Depending on your needs, our technicians will deliver the service right for you and your home.
- Mosquito-Free Program from Cooper Pest Solutions (Seasonal mosquito treatments)
- One-Time Special Event mosquito service
Seasonal Mosquito Control Treatments
At Cooper Pest Solutions, we believe you should be able to enjoy your backyard all summer long without having the worry about being bitten by mosquitoes. After extensive research and development, our staff entomologist Dr. Richard Cooper and Regional Manager Laura Dykes created the Mosquito-Free Program to allow residents the ability to enjoy their yard all summer long without the worry of mosquitoes.
The Mosquito Free Program at Cooper Pest Solutions is a service that is offered between May and September, which primarily targets the Asian tiger mosquito (scientific nameAedes Albopictus). Every three weeks a technician will come out to your home and use a mister to treat resting areas around your property. The vegetation around the perimeter of the home in addition to beneath decks and other outdoor shaded areas will be treated as well.
They will also use a growth regulator to areas where the water can pool, which usually makes an ideal location to lay eggs. At the conclusion of the service, the technician will do an inspection of the property and make any additional recommendations to eliminate potential breeding areas.
“We treat all mosquito resting sites on a property and either remove or treat resting water areas with a larvicide,” said Sean McGuire, Director of Sales at Cooper Pest Solutions. “Asian tiger mosquitos can breed in stagnant water as small as a cap full of water, so that is a crucial part of the program.”
If at any time during the three-week intervals you are noticing and increase in mosquito activity, a technician will return and conduct an additional treatment free of charge. The next service will be conducted three weeks from that date.
One-time Special Event Mosquito Treatment
Perhaps you aren’t bothered by the mosquito bites you get from your yard, but you have a family reunion barbecue coming up that you don’t want your guests to worry about mosquito bites. If that is the case, then Cooper Pest Solutions’ One-Time Special Event service may be the better option for your needs.
The One-Time Special Event Mosquito Service has the same procedures and effectiveness on the mosquitoes that the seasonal treatment offers, the only difference is that it is a single application.
Pricing for Seasonal Mosquito Service VS. One-Time Service
Mosquito treatment pricing depends on some factors and a general breakdown of pricing is as follows:
- Average property (¼ acre) for a full-season starting in May starts at $325. Pricing decreases as the summer progresses. However, treatment is still effective no matter when you begin your service.
- Average property (¼ - ½ acre) for a one-time special event service pricing ranges from $175-$250.
Depending on your budget and needs, it may be a better value to select the seasonal service rather than a one-time application. Although it is suggested that seasonal service should begin in May, it doesn’t hinder the effectiveness of the treatment if it is started later in the season.
“The prices will go down for a seasonal treatment as the summer progresses because we won’t be coming out to treat as often,” Phil Cooper said, CEO of Cooper Pest Solutions. “Once you start the treatment it works, regardless of when you start. As long as it is in the season, it will work, but why would you want to wait?”
Limitations of Professional Mosquito Control
Regardless of which pest control company you use to solve your mosquito problems, there are a few limitations that homeowners should be aware of when selecting a mosquito service.
- Gnats CAN NOT be prevented from biting. Grass is not treated during a mosquito service since they do not typically rest in grass and gnats are a grass-based insect.
- Services DO NOT treat for Culex pipiens. This nighttime mosquito that usually resides in tall trees, which is typically sprayed for by mosquito commissions. Our service only focuses on the Asian tiger mosquito, a day-time biter.
- Asian tiger mosquitos vary from property to property so even if you treat and remove the mosquitos from your yard, your neighbor will still have the mosquitos in their yard.
One crucial thing to understand about any mosquito service is that even though you may have treated for mosquitoes this DOES NOT mean you’ll never encounter a mosquito in your backyard ever again. The treatment is NOT a glass dome above your backyard.
At Cooper Pest Solutions, we are committed to providing you with a “bite-free” backyard all summer long. If you want to be able to enjoy your Manalapan, NJ backyard without the worry of mosquitoes, give us a call at 1-800-949-2667 or CLICK HERE to fill out our FREE estimate form.