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Mosquito Control Awareness Week is underway starting Sunday, June 23 – Saturday, June 29.

Mosquito Joe in Lexington expects more pests due to a natural increase of two degrees and escalated humidity that is aiding the mosquito population’s growth in Lexington. Luckily there are some helpful tips before you get ready to enjoy the outdoors this summer including:

Use a fan in outdoor living space to circulate air

Use coconut oil compounds, which repel better than DEET

Wear light-colored clothing

Remove standing water from your backyard (toys, bird baths, garbage bins)

Trim lawn and bushes regularly

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