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Old 06-24-2015, 03:43 PM
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Streetsmart - which mosquito company did you use? I'm thinking about doing it this year. Thanks!
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Old 06-25-2015, 09:15 AM
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We used one of those mosquito companies last summer and it WORKS. Best money we ever spent. I'm that person who gets eaten alive while others don't seem to notice them, and I actually don't get bitten. I highly recommend. Our yard was practically off limits to me prior to last year, it was terrible. Now I sit outside AT NIGHT and don't get bitten.
I guess it's worth a try as long as you are spending a lot of time in your own yard. I take my dog for long walks around the various parks so I'm permanently bitten. I'm also one of those people that gets attacked while others are left alone. I used to get reactions the size of tea saucers, but I think I'm building immunity because the bite reaction area is smaller now and they heal a lot quicker.
I tend to think while mosquitoes have a preference for certain blood types, everyone gets bitten but some people react a lot worse.

I think getting the yard treated is a good idea though. We move house in a few weeks, I might try it, especially since the yard will be near a large pond (as long as it doesn't hurt the bee population).
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Old 06-29-2015, 12:07 AM
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Well I find that in most cases mosquito services don't really work. I don't know is it because of the insecticide they use or what but they just cost money and give no results. Lately I have started to fog my backyard myself. I went online, bought a mosquito fogger and some insecticide and now fog my yard a couple of times a week. It's easy, MUCH cheaper and MUCH more effective.
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