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Mosquitoes FAQs


  • What are the commonly found mosquitoes in India?

    Most commonly found mosquitoes in India are Aedes (Tiger Mosquito), Anopheles and Culex mosquitoes.


  • What are the diseases that are transmitted by mosquitoes?

    Mostquitoes are the major carriers of vector borne diseases like Dengue, Chikungunya, Malaria and Japanese B encephalitis.


  • What time of the day will mosquitoes bite?

    Mosquitoes are most active during dawn and dusk hours. Hence, it is recommended to avoid outdoor activities duing those hours.


  • How to identify mosquito infestation in my premise?

    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.


  • How do I get rid of mosquitoes?

    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.


  • How do I prevent mosquitoes from entering my premise?

    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.