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can mosquitoes get through window screens

can mosquitoes get through window screens

There are several opening types of window screen mesh and many factors to consider when it comes to the question, can mosquitoes go through window screens?   Some areas have various types and sizes of mosquitoes. For example, in California, we have a species of mosquitoes called “ankle biters” that have become a household name. In Florida, one of the smallest mosquito species is called Uranotaenia lowii. The adults are about 2.5 millimeters in length. Many screening options are available including 18×16 and 18 x 14 fiberglass mesh, but the best screening to keep out the smallest mosquito is the TuffScreen® No-See-Ums. It’s both strong and has a tighter mesh to keep those irritating biting mosquitoes out of your home.

Mosquito control conference saved lives in 1905

The history of mosquito control and window screens

Window screens help reduce mosquito malaria.  Recently I have become very concerned with home owners and renters!  They have made a senseless decision to remove their window screens from their homes or apartment building windows. Just to save a couple of bucks!  Don’t they know that window screens save lives? Here I will explain how the history of mosquito control and window screens have saved many lives.

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Did you Know that windows screens save Lives?

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