The warm months bring so many exciting outdoor festivities including picnics, campfires and swimming. Too bad mosquitos want to come and ruin the party. Constantly swatting mosquitos away from your face and the occasional bite may be annoying, but these bites can have serious health effects. Citronella candles and loads of repellent no longer get the job done it’s time to call in the professionals. Stomp Pest Control provides extermination services in the Knightdale area including mosquitos, rodents and other critters. Keep your home safe and healthy by calling us at 919-231-3292.
Reasons You Should Fear Mosquitos
Mosquitoes aren’t just annoying, they spread killer diseases, as well. They are often called one of the most dangerous animals on the planet. Illnesses transmitted by mosquitoes and their ilk kill more than a million people each year and infect more than a billion, causing debilitating pain, brain damage, blindness, and other serious effects.
Diseases Transmitted By Mosquitos
- Dengue fever Those who become infected with the virus a second time are at a significantly greater risk of developing severe disease.
- Yellow Fever infects around 200,000 people a year — and kills 30,000.
- Chikungunya which means “to become contorted,” referring to the severe joint pain that it causes, which lasts for weeks, and in some rare cases, even months and years.
- West Nile Virus it has the potential to cause encephalitis or West Nile meningitis, both of which are potentially fatal conditions
- Rift Valley fever, which can blind people and bankrupt farmers.
- Malaria, which still causes hundreds of thousands of deaths every year
Contact Us for Mosquito Extermination in Knightdale
Mosquitos carry a host of diseases that threaten can have serious health consequences. Keep your home safe and healthy during the warmer months by contacting Stomp Pest Control in Knightdale. Call to set up a free inspection today at (919) 231-3292 or fill out the form below.