Mosquito Bite Photo by ServasbemalMosquito Control

Mosquitoes “bite”, but you already knew that! The threat of West Nile and other mosquito borne diseases could potentially affect everyone in your family, including your pets. Mosquitoes take away enjoyment of your outdoor activities prevent your children from playing comfortably (and safely!) in the yard. We can help you treat – and prevent – problems with mosquitoes around your home or place of business.

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January 28, 2016

Zika Virus in the U.S.–Pest Control Response

DOWNLOAD THE ZIKA VIRUS ALERT HERE ZIKA VIRUS BACKGROUND The news of Zika virus, a disease causing pathogen spread to humans through mosquito bites, being found in the U.S. is quickly gaining momentum and [...]

October 19, 2015

One Simple Way to Protect Yourself from this Deadly Disease

Simple Mosquito Prevention. Mosquitoes that spread deadly dengue hemorrhagic fever have been found in Los Angeles County, and are poised to make their way north. If you do only one thing to protect yourself, do this: Dump Standing [...]

June 3, 2015

7 Easy Ways to Get Rid of Ants, Flies, Yellowjackets and Other Picnic Pests

Summertime in California means picnics, barbecues, and pests. As you plan your next outdoor extravaganza, follow these simple, low cost tips for picnic pest prevention from Thrasher Termite & Pest Control. If you need additional [...]

March 30, 2015

Mosquito Control

Mosquito relief is a propane tank away. Thrasher Termite & Pest Control clients living in the Santa Cruz mountains are particularly vexed by mosquitoes. Mosquitoes can breed in a tablespoon of water. With so many seeps, [...]

February 13, 2014

10 Unusual Mosquito Breeding Grounds

California Needs Water Not Mosquitoes Warm winter, now (finally) rain, may soon mean more mosquitoes for California. Mosquitoes breed in standing water, so most people know to store buckets upside down. What few realize however, [...]

June 21, 2013

Have You Seen the Asian Tiger Mosquito?

The Asian Tiger Mosquito (Aedes albopictus) is an aggressive day-biting mosquito native to Southeast Asia.  It is an important vector of diseases such as Dengue fever, Eastern Equine encephalitis, and Chikungunya virus. Vector control agencies across California want to [...]