Common Pests – Mosquitoes
Almost everyone has experienced the unpleasant bite of the mosquito. Not only can mosquitoes carry diseases that afflict humans, they can also transmit disease to pets. While there are over 200 species of mosquitoes, they share one common trait – their love of standing water. Standing water provides the optimum environment for mosquitoes to lay eggs. Clogged ditches, temporary pools and puddles are all prolific mosquito breeding sites. Other sites in which some species lay their eggs include:
- Tree holes
- Old tires
- Potted plant trays or saucers
- Plastic covers on trampolines and hot tubs
Keeping these areas free of standing water will help to minimize the mosquito population.
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We have used Inman-Murphy for termite service since 2001. They have always provided excellent customer service and worked with us around our residents’ schedule. Whether it’s after regular business hours, or on the weekend, they are responsive to our needs with a pleasant attitude.–Memphis Jewish Home & Rehab
Inman Murphy has protected our home and family for years. With their attention to detail, technicians identify potential problems and stop them before they result in costly repairs. From termites to spiders, we know Inman-Murphy’s is there for us.–Doug Force, Homeowner
The Memphis Zoo has been using the services of Inman-Murphy for our pest control needs for over four years. It is important to us that pest control not only be timely and effective, but that it also must be done carefully and safely, so it will pose no threat to our staff, animals, or visitors. We have been very pleased with the service we have received from Inman-Murphy and would recommend them highly.–James B. Jalenak , CAO, Memphis Zoo
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