Mosquitoes can be a real nuisance anywhere in the world, leaving itchy bites on bare skin and waking you up from your sleep with their high pitched buzz. But besides being a total annoyance, mosquitoes are also the number 1 killer globally, causing more human fatalities than sharks.

They may look harmless, but the numbers of dengue and malaria cases over the years have proven that mosquitoes are more deadly than they look. So here are some facts that you might want to know about these nasty tiny insects:

  • Mosquitoes existed since the dinosaur era, which was 400 million years ago.
  • They are found close to still water, where their larvae feed and develop.
  • They seem to be attracted to dark colours.
  • Mosquitoes will usually bite you at dawn or dusk – primarily nocturnal. That’s when their internal clocks tell them it is feeding time.
  • Mosquitoes are attracted to heat, and they find lactic acid alluring thus would tend to bite people who had just exercised.
  • More prominent people tend to attract more mosquitoes because they produce higher Carbon Dioxide and lactic acid.How does mosquito infestation affect your business?
  • Trust – immediate impact on employees’ trust.
  • Damage – severe damage to your health and hygiene reputation.
  • Cost – Loss of business opportunities when customers shared negative reviews on your business

Worried about mosquitoes? Call us now at 0208 176 6754. Alternatively, you can contact us here to book an appointment. Our pest expert will schedule an inspection to assess your mosquito problem and recommend a way to get them to buzz off.

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