Better.TV expert shows you a few simple and easy ways to get rid of those annoying summer guests, and to make your home bites free.
How to Get Rid of Mosquitoes Rhiannon Ally: Another summer skin problem we’ve all have to deal with is mosquito bites. Jeanette Pavini has tips on keeping those bugs away in today’s Better Ways to Save. Jeanette Pavini: Well, mosquitoes aren’t just annoying. They can carry disease the familiar buzz and bites can be less common around your house if you follow these simple rules. Mosquitoes need water to multiply, and it doesn’t take much even the dew on grass can be a nesting ground so cut down on mosquitoes by keeping the grass cut short. Get rid of standing water around your properly, use anti-mosquito products on fountains and pools. Plant citronella, marigolds and lavender close to the house, and some people find citronella candles and torches in the evening can help. But make sure to call your vector control for the latest information to protect you and your family. Now, there are varieties of skin care lotions that are sold as mosquito repellants. You can find coupons for them and traditional mosquito repellants on line that manufacture and retail websites. Rhiannon Ally: Thanks Jeanette.