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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, springs, and seasonal creeks, mosquitoes are very difficult to control around mountain homes. Mosquito control requires multiple strategies. We’ve heard positive results from making a CO2 mosquito trap one part of an overall control strategy. Before making any purchases, follow our tips for eliminating sources of standing water around your home.

  Next, contact county vector control for help identifying the species of mosquitoes on your property and for assistance getting rid of them. County vector control has staff and experience (not to mention the authority) to deal with mosquitoes in rural and mountainous areas. Santa Clara County vector control/mosquito abatement on-line service request. San Diego County vector control/on-line complaint form. Finally, consider installing a CO2 type mosquito trap on your property. These traps are pricey; however, they do reduce the number of mosquitoes when installed and used as instructed. Cutter Scout Ranch in the Santa Cruz mountains had a notorious reputation for mosquitoes. Once CO2 mosquito traps were installed, campers experienced a significant reduction in bites. Mosquitoes were not eliminated, but the control method was effective. Thrasher Termite & Pest Control does not endorse any specific brand of CO2 mosquito trap. If you have a recommendation please comment below. Thrasher Termite & Pest Control Mosquito Prevention