As you have probably read that pesticides are extremely harmful to your health. Organizations dedicated to promoting health often publish blogs about the danger these pesticides offer. However, certain myths attached to the whole pesticides are deadly fuss often lead to individual’s refusal of mosquito elimination spray. Harsh chemicals mixed in the pesticides are indeed toxic and can contribute to the health concerns if exposed long term and with high intensity.
Between chemical pesticides and the multiplying population of mosquitoes, mosquitoes are more painful and fatal for everyone. The health risks caused by the pesticides sprays depend on two things, one how dangerous is the product and two how much your family and pets are being exposed to it, including you.
We advised our readers never to skip mosquito elimination sprays required occasionally and encourage them to take all precautionary measures to prevent getting any mosquito airborne disease.
Below we have mentioned a few simple protective measures to protect yourself and the family from the mosquito pesticides. These measures will help you dodge any long term effects of the chemicals on your health.
Mosquitoes elimination treatments should be planned beforehand to make sure you have enough time to cover everything exposed to pesticides.
The first step of indoor-precautions is to cover every essential item/ accessories you will need right after the treatment, especially food items and crockery. Cover your sofas, children/ pet toys, personal accessories such as a hairbrush, makeup, and hand wear. Try to adjust most of the things in the cupboards. Once the spray is completed and dry, we recommend washing the sheets you used to immediately cover the furniture and other necessities.
The odor of chemicals post-treatment can be pretty harsh and uncomfortable as well. Discuss with your professionals what can be done to minimize the post-treatments odors. It is advised to stay away from the house premises during the spray at your house.
Your outdoor precautions should revolve around the objects you have outside. For example, if you are using the services to spray the area near your residence that has become the hub of mosquito breeding, or your backyard where you like you spent a breezy summer evening.
If you are spraying the nearby area, the only precaution you will need is closing your house windows and turning off the AC of any inventors to prevent the air from carrying the chemicals inside your house.
If you are spraying in your backyard, then make sure to remove your pet’s food and drink dishes, carry the outdoor toys and furniture inside. Cover or remove small pools, fish ponds, and bird-baths in the vicinity. Keep your children and pets strictly inside.
Stay off Limits the Treated Area:
It is necessary to stay off-limits the treated area till the pesticides are dry; weather it’s the seasonal spray by the state agencies, or you have opted for a personal treatment indoor/ outdoor treatment for the mosquitoes. Even if you weren’t present at the time of spraying, you could still be exposed to the wet pesticides and experience discomfort.
Protect Your Garden Area:
Majority of the experts recommended using organic mosquito spray for outdoor services. Organic sprays help the soil garden, is friendly for aquatic life and protects your plants, bees, butterflies and the useful insects. Along with being eco-friendly, organic pesticides are also safe for human beings and your pets, especially dogs.
How to Determine the Safety Level of Pesticides:
Each chemical in the formula of pesticides has some toxicity intensity unless you have opted for organic Spray Service CT. If you want to be extra sure of chemical toxicity in the pesticides, you will need to check the labels. Each product has a single word label on it. The labels consist of warming and are divided into three intensities.
Caution Label: the caution label means that the pesticide is slightly toxic in case you breathe it, or your skin is exposed to it. Pesticides with caution label if exposed to only cause minor discomfort.
Warning Label: the warming level suggests that the chemical is moderately toxic and you might need medical assistance if you are exposed to it for a few hours unceasingly.
Dangerous level: The dangerous warming level suggests that the active ingredients are highly toxic and poisonous and shouldn’t be inhaled to be exposed to skin.
In most cases, only a caution level active ingredient is used from which you can protect yourself easily by taking the precautions mentioned above during the Mosquito Spray Services CT. Be extra cautious with pets and children who are more prone to the side effects of harsh chemicals.
Sometimes ULV sprays are also used, the ultra-low volume sprays release tiny droplets in the air to kill mosquitoes that carry diseases. The ULV sprays are used in small quantities only with active ingredients.