Mosquito Control in Norfolk
Norfolk is a beautiful area that is home to largest naval base in the world. With a population of 245,115,* Norfolk is a also a popular tourist spot. With the warm, humid summer days and nights, it is a wonderful place to live and visit. There are a number of outdoor activities that you can do including kayaking on in the Norfolk Botanical Garden or visiting the Virginia zoo. You can participate in many of these activities nearly year round since the temperature rarely drops below freezing.
Enjoying your time outside as a family or with friends is part of the lifestyle in Norfolk. Unfortunately, mosquitoes can quickly ruin any outdoor gathering you may have. With the temparate climate and mild winters, there is a higher chance of mosqutioes and ticks surviving the winter months, which can increase the overall insect population in the area. In addition to being annoying, mosquitoes can also carry diseases such a West Nile Virus and the Zika virus. Mosquito Tek can help exterminate mosquitoes on your property and allow you to enjoy the outdoors again.
Although you may be tempted to use “do-it-yourself sprays,” you may end up harming yourself or your pets if the treatments are not applied properly and you are exposed to them immediately after application. Mosquito Tek has the state-of-art equipment and mosquito control experience to give you complete relief from mosquito bites.
Contact Mosquito Tek today for a free estimate and more information.
Organic and Conventional Treatment Options
We understand just how important your family’s safety is to you, which is why we offer two of the safest treatment options available on the market. Both of our treatments are effective at knocking down mosquitoes and protecting you from the diseases that they carry.
- We use Essentria for our organic treatment option. This treatment needs to be applied every two weeks and has no aquatic setback. It is safe to use around vegetable gardens and is a good option for restaurant owners.
- We use Talstar for our conventional treatment methods. This is the best product on the market for mosquito control. It will need to be applied every three weeks if you are on a treatment plan.
Eliminate Mosquitoes Where They Breed
One essential part of mosquito control is treating any areas to stop mosquitoes where they breed. At Mosquito Tek, we stop mosquitoes from breeding with a two-step plan. First, we will inspect your yard for any containers that may be collecting water, and tip them over to eliminate places that mosquitoes may breed. We also use a larvicide in standing water that may be around your yard. It eliminates the larvae when they feed on it, but it is safe for other aquatic insects.
Free Flea and Tick Control with Every Treatment
Ticks are a serious problem around the Norfolk area. With the beautiful woods, it is not uncommon to have ticks in your yard. Ticks are carriers to serious illnesses like Rocky Mountain spotted fever, Lyme disease and Tidewater Fever. Fleas can be an itchy nuisance, especially if you have pets. As a bonus, Mosquito Tek includes flea and tick control with every mosquito treatment, whether it is a regular treatment plan or a one-time special event treatment.
At Mosquito Tek, we believe in doing the job right the first time. We offer two money back guarantees. If you see any mosquitoes in the first 48 hours after your initial treatment, call us and we will re-apply the treatment at no cost to you, so that you are 100% satisfied with the service you receive. We also offer a money back guarantee. It is easy to see why Mosquito Tek should be your #1 choice for mosquito control.
Flea and Tick Prevention Treatment
Fleas and ticks can trouble people even if they do not have a dog or cat. They can come in on you or your family members. They may also come in when you get new carpets or other objects. Ticks and fleas can cause tapeworms, typhoid fever and Lyme disease. These diseases can affect both humans and pets.
At Mosquito Tek, we can help you with more than just mosquitoes. We are experts at eliminating ticks and fleas too. Our professional technicians will visit your home to eliminate ticks and fleas and make sure the job is done right the first time. With the guarantees we offer, will stand behind our work. The comprehensive treatment will start with an interview and inspection. Then we will offer an approach tailored to your unique situation and home. We use the latest in flea control services. Take the peace of mind, we offer through our quality flea protection. We put the health of you and your family or your employees first. When you sign up for a pest management plan, we will follow up as needed.
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Frequently Asked Questions about our Mosquito Control Services
How do you complete treatments?
This is a great question. Mosquito control can have a number of misconceptions. Our mosquito treatments are based on a 4-step system.
- We check the area for pests we are looking to eradicate.
- We look for and identify breeding sites.
- We treat the breeding sites with larvicide treatments.
- We treat the areas around your home to eliminate the adults.
We offer both organic and conventional mosquito control. Visit our services page to learn more information about our mosquito control services.
Does Mosquito Tek use organic and/or all-natural mosquito solutions?
Yes , we offer organic mosquito extermination treatments as one of our service options. Our organic mosquito treatments are very safe for children, adults, pets, other wildlife and plants.
How long does it take to do the barrier spray treatment and how long will it last?
Most treatments will take between 20 to 30 minutes to apply. You may only realize that we have visited when you notice the ticks and mosquitoes are gone. Larger yards may take longer to complete. Each treatment lasts about 21 days, and then you can schedule for us to treat your yard again.
Do I need to be at home when the yard is treated? How do I know the treatment was completed if I’m not home?
No. As long as we have access to all areas of your yard and your pets are inside, our technicians can apply treatment while you are gone. Our technicians will receive information about your yard when you sign up. The technician will leave a door hanger on your door after the treatment is complete so that you know that we visited.
Do you only work in the summer?
We offer mosquito control services throughout the year. The mosquito larvae begin hatching at the end of February. In mid-March will study the wetlands that we have recorded. This is larviciding and the service will continue through the spring, summer and into the fall.
How much is an estimate?
We provide free estimates in person. We can explain our services in details, answer questions and determine the best program and service for you.
What should I do if I have mosquitoes between treatments?
Call us. We will send out someone to treat retreat your property quickly without charge. We offer a 100% satisfaction with our services and we are committed to your safety.
Can I get a one-time treatment for an outdoor special event?
We offer special event spray services for everything from a barbecue party to a large wedding reception. It will still work even if it rains.
What is the Zika Virus?
According to the CDC, Zika can spread through the bite of a mosquito. Symptoms can include fever, rash, joint pain and conjunctivitis. The diseases is usually mild and can last up to week. However, it is now linked to possible birth defects.