7 Ways to Control Mosquitoes at Outdoor Weddings and Events

Have you ever been feasted on by mosquitoes while you are just enjoying the night walk in the backyard? What about that swarm of annoying little blood-suckers that keeps following you around when you’re throwing a backyard party or outdoor wedding? Don’t just ignore those pests! You never know what kind of disease they could be carrying. Yes, these mosquitoes are threats and can give even give you a severe illness. When they bite, they leave behind itchy red bumps on your skin. 

 We came up with six unique ideas that are easy ways to keep those little blood-suckers from ruining your outdoor wedding and event mosquito control. Let’s get started:

7 Ways Stop Mosquitoes at an Outdoor Wedding or Event

  • Mosquito Magnet Traps
  • Synthetic Mosquito Repellent Liquid
  • Bug Zapper
  • Citronella Mosquito Repellent Candles
  • Mosquito Repellent Spray’s
  • Coverall Mosquito Nets
  • Residential Mosquito Control

Mosquito Magnet Traps

Mosquito Magnet Traps work by mimicking the carbon dioxide humans exhale, along with the heat of their bodies. Once a mosquito is attracted to the Mosquito Magnet, it is vacuumed into a filter similar to a metal coffee filter. There the mosquito dies of dehydration. The best mosquito magnet on the market right now is the Dynatrap Mosquito Trap.

One of the great things about the mosquito traps is that it gives you use of the outdoors! Instead of huddling inside, you can sit out in the shade of a pop-up canopy and enjoy the summer. 

Synthetic Mosquito Repellent Liquid

We try very hard to keep mosquitoes out of our outdoor wedding environments. However, there is always a time when we need to use some form of mosquito repellent. Synthetic repellents have proven to be more effective in repelling mosquitoes than their natural counterpart.

You may wonder what each of these ingredients is when looking at the packing in the store. The most common is DEET, which has been deemed safe if used properly. It is intended to be used on the skin or clothing and protects against ticks, mosquito bites, and other insects. 

Bug Zapper

Suppose you are a nature-lover, affiliated with the Boy or Girl Scout, or just a private citizen who loves to enjoy the outdoors. In that case, the bug zapper is a must in your addition of equipment when you’re looking for an outdoor wedding and event mosquito control.

Even if you are nostalgic about using handheld mosquito zappers in your childhood, along with trusty newspapers and magazines to exterminate insects, consider that the mosquito zappers described above not only able to cover a larger area but also are sanitary, effective, and require little supervision. 

It would be best to remember that mosquito bites are quite dangerous because mosquitoes spawn quite quickly, drinking blood and acting as vectors for contagious diseases. If you have a swarm of mosquitoes attacking, these zappers will keep them away from your home.

Citronella Mosquito Repellent Candles

Citronella candles are popularly known for repelling mosquitoes and great for setting an outdoor mood, but they’re not the perfect option to cover a large area. These candles are similar to your conventional household burning candles, but the difference of ingredients makes them mosquito repellent candles. 

Mosquito Repellent Spray’s

Spraying yourself down with mosquito spray is necessary, especially if you’re hosting an outdoor wedding and event mosquito control. It is imperative to make sure that children and the elderly use mosquito spray before going outside, as their immune systems are more fragile than those of a healthy adult. There is mosquito spray available for babies, toddlers, children, adults, and the elderly. Some mosquito spray types contain sun protection, preventing sunburn and other harmful effects caused by the sun’s UV rays. Other mosquito spray is also waterproof and can be used during outdoor water activities such as swimming in the pool, lake, or ocean. Most guests will apply this before coming, but having a bottle around for those who want it is excellent.

Coverall Mosquito Nets

Mosquito nets are an essential part of malaria prevention and the prevention of other severe diseases, even more dangerous, mosquito carried diseases. Nets also stop most of the bugs that can annoy you at night. These nets all look different, but with a little work can blend in with outdoor wedding decorations to prevent mosquitoes while not taking away from the event’s mood.

A bonus if your event is an overnight event is that there something quite romantic about sleeping under a mosquito net. For travelers, a mosquito net can be the most important thing you pack in your bag. 

It can prevent a spoiled holiday, a lifetime of suffering, or even worse. If you are staying in 3 to 5-star air-conditioned hotels, you probably do not need one, but if your trip is more adventurous, staying in guest houses, you will want to consider a mosquito net.

Residential Mosquito Control Services

These are all suggestions if the event is not in your backyard. If the event is in your backyard, these are all great additions, but utilizing a mosquito exterminator is more effective and less time consuming on your part. This also is great because it is a solution that works for multiple events, not just one. 

If you have an event and want to get rid of mosquitoes or wish to protect your yard from them, give us a call, and we can provide you more details about our mosquito control services

We also offer general pest control and other specialty pest solutions like bed bug removal, and termite inspections so you can focus on the things that really matter.

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