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Zika Virus and Your Lawn

As you have likely seen in the news in recent weeks, Zika virus has reached the United States. Learn how to protect yourself and your family.

By: 
Canopy Lawn Care
February 3, 2016

Zika virus is transmitted to humans through mosquito bites. According to the CDC, this virus will continue to spread over time, however it will be difficult to determine how it will spread as time goes on.

The CDC also states that people will most commonly experience somewhat mild symptoms, including things like fever, rash, joint pain and conjunctivitis. It is rare that the disease requires hospitalization.

For more information on this disease and how it may effect you and your and family, including pregnant women, we encourage you to visit the CDC for the most up to date and factual information.

Mosquito Control Plans

Since it is transmitted via mosquitos, Zika virus is hard to eliminate altogether. Aside from Zika, it is common knowledge that mosquitos can carry other, sometimes serious diseases. Taking steps like treating your lawn and wearing bug sprays can help prevent mosquito population in your outdoor areas.

mosquito control plans Canopy Lawn Care Raleigh

At Canopy, many customers take advantage of our mosquito treatments. The plan consists of 9 treatments that are designed to kill all of the existing mosquitos on your property and provides a barrier against new mosquitos by disrupting their breeding cycle after proper application.

Canopy’s mosquito control plan uses an EPA-registered solution that coats trees, shrubs and foliage and lasts up to 21 days with no odors or residue.

Mosquito control plans are priced based on your property size and coverage area. They can be a very cost effective way to prevent mosquitos from inhabiting your lawn.

With 9 treatments per year, Canopy’s mosquito control applications are spaced approximately 21 days apart. We recommend beginning treatment in April and continuing through October. Each treatment in the Canopy plan consists of:

  • Mosquito identification
  • Habit Removal
  • Larval control
  • Adult control
  • Barrier Spray

If you would like more information our mosquito control package, the products we use or advice on whether or not the service would be a good fit for your lawn, we encourage you to contact us or fill out the quote form on this page! Our friendly customer service team is always available to answer your questions. We can also give you a free, no obligation quote-customized for your lawn.


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