With 26,000 dengue cases and 20 confirmed deaths, 2020 has seen Singapore’s worst dengue outbreak ever. The ratio of deaths with dengue is higher than deaths with coronavirus. If you live in Singapore and want to secure family and yourself from possible mosquito threats, this article is for you.
Getting rid of mosquitos is easy if you have the right products. Ignoring the existence of mosquitos in your home or using mosquito repellants for one or two days is not a good decision. A mosquito bite is hazardous and causes the spread of diseases.
Mosquitoes are among the most deadly pests in the world. If you suspect mosquitoes are breeding at your property, do talk to us about our mosquito control services.
How to get rid of mosquitoes from your home
You need to admit that mosquitos are not only dangerous but extremely annoying too. The buzzing sound of the mosquitos is the worst music at night. From sleep deprivation to depression and sickness, this little yet dangerous creature poses several threats. Apart from using mosquito repellants on your body, you need to take care of the real problem.
1. Fix and Seal Doors and Windows
You cannot get rid of mosquito if you have not taken care of the factors that led this creature in your home. Mosquitos are not born inside your home, but they entered from some hole, space, or open window. Most doors and windows have gaps and spaces that provide sufficient space for mosquitoes to enter your rooms and home.
In windows, you can use the recommended sealants to fill the gap, and for the doors, there are some stoppers available in the market. If you don’t want to buy anything, you can simply cover the gaps with the cloth or any other material available in your home.
2. Mosquito Swatter
You might have seen the fly swatter, and now you also need a mosquito swatter with thicker material. You can easily get rid of a few mosquitos in your rooms, especially in the bedroom. Even if you don’t have the mosquito swatter, you can use a rolled-up newspaper or register. To be clear, you should not try this mosquito control method outdoors as it is only meant to get rid of mosquitoes in tight space or rooms.
3. Camphor Oil
Camphor is a natural remedy to eliminate mosquitoes in Singapore or any other corner of the world. All you need to do is light a small quantity of camphor in your room and wait for 15 to 20 minutes. During the process, make sure that all the doors and windows are perfectly closed so that no air or mosquito can escape or enter the room. Camphor is one of the best ways on how to get rid of mosquito, but it will leave a special odor and scent in your home. Make sure you are comfortable with the scent of camphor.
4. Coffee Grounds
Everyone loves coffee, so you can easily find coffee grounds in your home. Luckily, you don’t need to follow any long procedure to get rid of mosquitos in your home. You just need to add the coffee grounds to the stagnant water, and it will destroy the mosquito eggs around your house.
5. Use Mosquito Spray Products
If you want to take care of mosquito in no time, using mosquito spray is the instant solution. Mosquito killing sprays are easily available in the Singapore market. All you have to do is go to the store, pick one spray, and apply it to your rooms. The results will be visible in a few minutes and once your room is mosquito-free, ensure the application of the other methods that we have already described.
There are many other safe and natural methods to get rid of mosquitos. Whether you want to use natural mosquito control methods or hire professionals for the task, you need to quickly.
National Environment Agency is encouraging Singaporeans to take action against the dengue and other diseases caused by mosquitos.