When the weather’s right for enjoying the outdoors, the last thing you want is to have your good time spoiled by pesky insects. Fortunately, there are things you can do to protect family and friends from mosquitoes and other insects.
Not only are mosquitoes a nuisance, they can be harmful to your health. To reduce your risk of mosquito bites – and exposure to West Nile virus – the Environmental Protection Agency recommends you take some preventative measures around the yard:
One of the easiest steps you can take is to select an insect repellent that is right for you and your family.
“As a pediatrician and as a mom, I get questions all the time about the correct insect repellent to use,” says Dr. Gwenn O’Keeffe. “It’s important that families remember to use repellents regularly, just as you would sun protection.” Cutter brand offers a range of insect protection, from personal repellents and sprays to backyard foggers. Dr. O’Keeffe says it’s important to consider the length of time you plan to stay outdoors and your activities – it will impact the type of repellent and active ingredients you choose.
Whether hosting a party or just spending time in the garden, homeowners can protect themselves and their guests by taking simple actions to help prevent insect bites. Consider the following steps when protecting your guests and outdoor spaces from mosquitoes:
Visit www.cutterinsectrepellents.com for more information and to find the insect repellent that fits your needs.
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