8 areas in your yard you didn’t know mosquitoes were breeding


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Do your part to fight against Zika by eliminating the places where mosquitoes most like to breed. Eight of the most common areas around your yard that are likely to be a hot bed for mosquitoes to breed if they have standing water in them are:

  • Buckets
  • Bird Bath
  • Tires
  • Tarps
  • Rain Gutters
  • Trash Cans

Apart from these eight places, anywhere in your yard that can allow for standing water will be a concern for mosquito breeding. It is recommended that you eliminate such places, or if draining is not possible, treat the offending area with a product like PCO Choice which will inhibit the breeding of mosquitoes.

 

Press Release: Kits now available from SprinklerWarehouse.com to fight Zika


Fight Zika using your home’s sprinkler system

with a 100% Organic pesticide that is safe for kids and pets

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Houston, Texas: Protect your home and family from Zika using your sprinkler system to apply a 100% organic, food-grade pesticide that kills mosquitoes and stops and prevents their breeding. The cedar based blend of oils is safe for pets and kids alike. Kits to install this system and start fighting Zika can be found at www.sprinklerwarehouse.com/zika.

zika-icon“For consumers who are hesitant about using DEET-based products, cedar based products provide a safe-to-use alternative without sacrificing the protection,” explained Steve Okelberry, Owner of Sprinkler Warehouse. “For families with kids or pets, it’s a great way to add a layer of protection.”

The organic pesticide is so safe that it can be applied directly to the skin if desired to provide hours of chemical-free protection for mosquitoes and other biting insects.

Homeowners can purchase a system that directly injects the organic pesticide into their sprinkler system or a hose-end kit that anyone with a garden hose can use. A battery operated hand spray version is also available.  SW-mosquitokit-targets

In summary, the reasons to use a sprinkler based Zika — and other mosquito-borne diseases like West Nile — fighting system are:

  • 100% natural and organic formula that is safe for kids and pets
  • Kills mosquitoes and other insects on contact plus stops the breeding cycle
  • Automated application (through your sprinkler system) ensuring a safe barrier is maintained around your yard and home

 

About Sprinkler Warehouse

Based in Houston, Texas, Sprinkler Warehouse is the nation’s largest online supplier of irrigation parts and supplies. They offer the lowest prices on the broadest range of professional grade irrigation related parts, supplies and tools anywhere. All orders ship the same day.

For further inquiries, contact:

Blaine Walker, Digital Marketing Director

bwalker@sprinklerwarehouse.com

281-500-9800

 

Fight Zika using your sprinkler system


As each day passes, the threat of the Zika virus grows more and more real. There has been an increase in recorded cases in the US, and it’s now officially recommended that all pregnant women get tested for the virus whether or not they have been exposed directly or indirectly to the virus.

Add this to the ever present fear created by other mosquito-borne diseases like West Nile or Chikungunya, mosquitoes are more than just a nuisance – they are a legitimate threat to our health and well being!

This means we must adopt new mentalities about how we protect ourselves and prevent the growth and spread of mosquitoes. We know that standing water is the primary breeding ground for mosquitoes. For this reason, sprinkler systems can actually act as a promoter of mosquito breeding. But what if we could turn that liability in to a strength and a beneficial tool against the war on mosquitoes and the spreading of disease?

We can! By using a sprinkler system, it is possible to spray natural mosquito repellents that also act as a pesticide onto your lawn. The solutions are safe for human contact, for your pets, and your kids while proven effective in fighting off mosquitoes.

SprinklerWarehouse.com now offers a variety of different options when it comes to these kinds of systems. They range in cost, but every one can be retro fitted to work with any existing sprinkler system regardless of its age or size.

Check out sprinklerwarehouse.com/zika to start protection you and your family from a mosquito’s bite.

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