Most commonly found mosquitoes in India are Aedes (Tiger Mosquito), Anopheles and Culex mosquitoes.
Mostquitoes are the major carriers of vector borne diseases like Dengue, Chikungunya, Malaria and Japanese B encephalitis.
Mosquitoes are most active during dawn and dusk hours. Hence, it is recommended to avoid outdoor activities duing those hours.
Swarming of mosquitoes as well as mosquito bites in your premsie during dawn and dusk hours are tell tale signs of mosquito infestation in your premise. Also, presence of larvae in standing water also confirms mosquito infestation in the premise.
Even though many off the shelf mosquito repellants are available in the market, it is recommended to use a professional pest control service provider to get a long term solution for your mosquito problem. Rentokil's Integrated Mosquito Management solutions address mosquito infestation at every stage of mosquito life cycle.
One way to prevent mosquitoes from entering the house is by closing doors and windows after dark. Also, curtains can be used to block out the light from house. Another method to prevent the entry of mosquitoes into the house is by fixing mosquito screens to windows.