There is nothing worse than finding out that you have mosquitoes breeding in the standing water that sits in your gutters or around your property. And these days, an itchy annoying mosquito bite also comes with the fear of possibly contracting a disease like Zika or the West Nile virus.
Now is the time to do something about all those pesky mosquitoes! Our solution for is our patented Rhino Gutter Guards. Keep scrolling to learn more!
Gutters & Mosquitoes
When gutters are clogged with debris from falling leaves and other vegetation, water will sit and you guessed it, it will breed mosquitoes.
In general, mosquitoes are attracted to stagnant water in large or small quantities such as rainwater, bird baths, ponds, or plastic play sets in your backyard. Clogged gutters offer that same environment which is potentially more dangerous if your gutters aren’t regularly cleaned.
Once mosquitoes find standing water within your clogged gutters, adults will lay “rafts” of up to 200 eggs that will hatch into larvae typically within 48 hours.
What are Rhino Gutter Guards?
Our patented Rhino Gutter Guards are made from stainless steel micro-mesh over expanded aluminum that yields the optimum micron size of 440 to prevent all debris from entering your gutter system.
The embossed texture feature on the surface deters debris from “sticking” to the product by minimizing the surface contact area, thus promoting the debris shedding from your gutters.
They are easily installed by our team at The Rhino Gutter Company. The front leg of our gutter guard’s screw to the front lip of the gutter and the back upward bend (fascia shield) allows it to be screwed directly to the fascia creating a forward slope. This creates a strong “box girder” shape, making the entire gutter assembly, which is generally weak, a completely closed object.
The micro-mesh technology ensures that leaves, twigs, pine needles, oak tassels, shingle grit, and other small debris will never clog the gutter system. Plus, the mesh is strategically sized to allow the passage of pollen and dust, so it is washed through with rainfall.
Preventing Mosquitoes with Gutter Guards
Installing Rhino Gutter Guards will help prevent mosquitoes from breeding in your gutter system as your gutters won’t be clogged with debris or standing water.
Further, you may want to use other methods in conjunction with Gutter Guards to eliminate mosquitoes from your yard.
These might include:
Using Mosquito Spray for Your Yard or Garden
The best mosquito spray lasts for up to eight weeks and kills a lot more than just mosquitoes. It also kills other pests like ticks, beetles, crickets, ants, gnats, and worms.
However, using mosquito spray will only work if your gutters are not clogged. Mosquitoes can still breed even if your gutters just have a little bit of water in them.
It is much better to use a natural mosquito repellent to stop the process of breeding before it starts. Again, this will only work if you don’t have standing water in your gutters. Clean out your gutters completely and have Rhino Gutter Guards installed to ensure that they can’t breed in your gutter system.
Next, look for other standing water around your yard and get rid of it. Now you can look for mosquito repellent for your yard.
Mosquito repellents that aren’t for applying to skin include:
- Citronella candles
- Battery-powered diffusers
- LED lights
- Mosquito traps
- Bug zappers
- Ultrasonic devices
- Mosquito lanterns
Prevent Mosquitoes with The Rhino
Say goodbye to pesky mosquitoes and invest in Rhino Gutter Guards for your gutter system! Not only do they protect your family from mosquito bites, but they can help cut down on seasonal gutter maintenance. It’s a win-win!
Call The Rhino Gutter Company for a gutter guard installation quote today; (888) 407-4466!