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Mosquitoes and Midges

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Mosquitoes and Midges

Everyone knows how annoying – and painful – midges and mosquitoes can be. Somehow, no matter how many you manage to swat, there always seem to be some that manage to get through to give you a nasty, itchy bite or two.Here are some facts that you might want to know about these nasty little insects:

  • They can develop from eggs to adults in just six to ten days.
  • They are found close to still water, where their larvae feed and develop.
  • They seem to be attracted to dark colours.
  • Mosquitoes will normally bite you at dawn or dusk – or if you’re unlucky, both. That’s when their internal clocks tell them it's feeding time.

Worried about mosquitoes? Call Rentokil on 0800 218 2210 and we’ll get back to you within 24 hours.
We’ll arrange a visit from one of our British Pest Control Association (BPCA) certified technicians to assess the midge or mosquito problem and recommend a way to get them to buzz off.

Mosquito Species

How to be Mosquito and Midge Free

We have a range of DIY products to help with controlling mosquitoes and midges or gnats. These are very effective if you have a small infestation.

However, if your problem won’t go away, you’ll need professional advice. Our BPCA (British Pest Control Association) certified technicians are experts in the habits of gnats and mosquitoes. They can provide the best treatment for your particular problem as well as advice on how to keep these insects at bay.

Mosquito DIY Products