It can be difficult to enjoy your backyard with mosquitoes buzzing around. Thankfully, there are things you can do to keep these pests in check. Using a mosquito fogger aerosol is one option. Mosquito foggers can help to control and prevent mosquitoes. Check out a few tips to help you effectively use a mosquito fogger and keep these pesky bugs away.
When Should I Use a Mosquito Fogger?
If mosquitoes are driving you crazy, a mosquito fogger aerosol can help. Our Mosquito Fogger is great for treating small outdoor gathering areas and can be used when spending time on your patio or deck. It contains plant essential oils that effectively kill mosquitoes and other flying insects on contact and provide residual repellency. When used as directed, it is safe for use around children and furry family members.
Where Should I Spray a Mosquito Fogger?
You should fog the air around areas where you will be spending time. This will kill mosquitoes directly sprayed and offer residual protection. This residual repellency can provide up to seven days of protection. Spray vegetation and surfaces where mosquitoes like to hang out. You’ll want to target dense vegetation. Treat patios, porches, and the surrounding area as well as the space underneath your deck. You can also treat tents and outdoor screens. When using our Mosquito Fogger, you’ll want to spray from about three feet away from the spot you are treating.
Tips for Using a Mosquito Fogger
Anytime you’re using a pesticide, it’s important to set yourself up for success. Here are a few tips to ensure your mosquito fogging is effective.
- Read and follow the label instructions.
- Hold the can upright and spray in a slow sweeping motion, trying to make contact with as many mosquitoes as you can.
- If possible, spray when the air is calm.
- If there is a breeze, spray in the same direction as the wind.
- Apply to areas where mosquitoes are likely to be found including dark and humid areas.
- If it rains, you will need to reapply.
- Allow a few minutes for the fogger to take effect.
- Keep your yard clean and remove potential mosquito attractants, like standing water and yard debris, to help prevent future mosquito problems.