If there is something every human on earth can agree to hate, it is mosquitoes. They are not only one of the most annoying insect pests to deal with, but they can also transfer diseases when they bite us. Because of this, it is very important that we protect our home and our loved ones from mosquitoes. Thankfully, there are some effective ways to prevent these insects getting anywhere near you nor your family.

The dangers of mosquito bite

We all have been victims of mosquito bites some time in our life. They attack when you least expect it, annoying you with their flying sounds and biting you to drink your blood while leaving an itchy skin. But mosquito bites are more than annoying, they can be dangerous. Websites like Bringthesalt.com feature all the information regarding these awful insects, from the different types of mosquitoes to the different methods to combat them or the types of diseases they can spread with their bites. 

These diseases can not only be dangerous, but also cause death if they are not treated in time.  The list of the dangerous diseases mosquitoes can transmit include: 

  • Malaria
  • Dengue
  • Chikungunya
  • Filariasis
  • Zika
  • Japanese encephalitis
  • Elephantiasis

But this is a list of only the most common diseases mosquitoes can transmit, the full list is way longer. Because of that, it is very important to try our best to protect our house from mosquitoes.

The best devices to get rid of mosquitoes

As we have previously seen, it is very important for our health to try everything we have at hand to get rid of mosquitoes once and for all. There are two ways of protecting yourself from mosquitoes:

  1.  By preventing mosquitoes from coming inside your home. Mosquitoes are living beings after all, so even if they can harm us, some people prefer these methods since they do not involve killing them.
  2. By killing the mosquitoes. Fight fire with fire. There are many devices that will help you get rid of mosquitoes forever.

There are many methods to get rid of mosquitoes, but there are two we can not stop recommending for their effectiveness: mosquito nets and killer lamps.

Mosquito nets

Mosquito nets are very effective in protecting against mosquito bites without having to kill them.  They are an economical alternative that can last you for years. They are also ecological since they do not require the use of chemicals or sprays, and properly installed and maintained nets are 100% effective

Mosquito nets tend to come in three different varieties:

  1. Nets for windows: By placing these nets in your home windows, you will prevent the mosquitoes from coming inside your house. These nets can adapt to any window size and shape, and will allow you to relax while you are at home. 
  2. Mosquito nets for beds: these nets are easy to install and will give your bed an elegant look. It is no secret that mosquitoes prefer to attack while we sleep, but thanks to the nets for the beds and windows, we will be able to sleep peacefully with open windows without having to worry about these annoying insects. 
  3. Nets for babies: the diseases that mosquitoes carry can be especially dangerous for babies. Because of that, when we are outdoors, it is recommended to place a mosquito net on our stroller, playpen, etc.

Mosquito killer lamps

A good mosquito killer lamp will help you get rid of mosquitoes without mercy. These lamps attract mosquitoes with their light, zapping and killing them once they get near the lamp. Placing lamps near the entrances of your home can help you prevent mosquitoes from getting inside. It is also recommended having at least one good killer lamp inside our home to protect us against those mosquitoes that can still manage to get inside.