Green Peace of Mind Tip #48: Protect Your Property from Mosquitoes and Zika

With mosquito season approaching, your thoughts are leaning towards how you can protect your property from mosquitoes and mosquito-borne diseases by creating a safe and comfortable environment for you, your customers or residents.

Zika in the Maryland Area
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention encourage protecting against mosquitoes especially for women who are or may become pregnant. Mosquito-borne diseases include Chikungunya, Dengue, West Nile and the Zika virus. Recent studies have shown that repellents, such as citronella candles and battery powered diffusers, are ineffective at keeping mosquitoes away. Did you know that it is estimated over one million people die from mosquito-borne illness? As of March 2017, there are already reports of Zika cases in the Maryland area so do not delay in protecting your property.

Protect Your Property from Mosquitoes and Zika | Complete Landscaping

There are a number of things that can attract mosquitoes, including genetics. However, being pregnant, working out, having type O blood or even drinking beer can make someone a target. There are effective ways to do your part to protect the people that frequent your property.

Protect Your Property from Mosquitoes and Zika | Complete Landscaping
Protect Your Property from Mosquitoes and Zika | Complete Landscaping
Protect Your Property from Mosquitoes and Zika | Complete Landscaping

Protecting Our Pollinators
As you may or may not know, traditional mosquito treatments do not target a specific controlled area. Instead, they generally blanket an area with the goal of killing mosquitoes. This process not only kills the pesky little blood suckers, it also terminates our friendly pollinators. Mosquitoes can become resistant to insecticides, making it even more difficult to get rid of them. Some pesticides have also been linked to disrupting your hormone system, causing neurological and developmental issues and other health problems.

Protect Your Property from Mosquitoes and Zika | Complete Landscaping
Protect Your Property from Mosquitoes and Zika | Complete Landscaping
Protect Your Property from Mosquitoes and Zika | Complete Landscaping

About Nutone’s Haven Mosquito Repellent System
Complete Landscaping would like to suggest a safe and more effective repellent for your property that provides protection within 15 minutes of use and is effective against all types of mosquitoes. Introducing Nutone’s Haven Mosquito Repellent System. This patented system can protect a typical patio for over 440 square feet with four Haven Light and Mosquito Repellent Fixtures. We can help you create a delightful haven for your customers or residents, free of annoying uninvited blood sucking guests.

Protect Your Property from Mosquitoes and Zika | Complete Landscaping

Lighting Option
This versatile system can mount to a deck post, railing or stake in the ground or planter. The repellent is not harmful to plants, shrubs, lawns or animals. Nutone Haven Mosquito repellent system is as easy to use as turning on your lights. The system comes with the option of Light & Mosquito Repellent fixtures that combine efficient LED lighting with mosquito repelling.

Protect Your Property from Mosquitoes and Zika | Complete Landscaping

Don’t require lighting? No problem, we also offer the Mosquito Repellent Fixture separately and this can be easily added to an existing low voltage lighting installation. This fixture offers the same effective protection that is odorless, silent, and invisible during use. No need to worry about any offending scents or disturbing zapping sounds.

Safety Features
Is safety a concern? The fixtures are child-resistant and open with a screwdriver for easy repellent cartridge replacement. This time/control system allows for programming of two circuits of up to four fixtures by time of day or by Solar Sensor (i.e. lights to turn on at dusk and remain on 5 hours). Easily replaceable repellent cartridges provide season long mosquito protection and last up to 90 days when used 2.4 hours per day.

Protect your property from zika with Nutone’s Haven Mosquito Repellent System from Complete Landscaping Service, commercial landscapers MD, DC, VA.
Protect your property from zika with Nutone’s Haven Mosquito Repellent System from Complete Landscaping Service, commercial landscapers MD, DC, VA.
Protect your property from zika with Nutone’s Haven Mosquito Repellent System from Complete Landscaping Service, commercial landscapers MD, DC, VA.

If you are ready to experience a more effective, less invasive alternative to traditional mosquito control, contact us for your free estimate.

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