Do you think that booking a mosquito treatment is the only way to stay protected from the mosquito menace at home? You are mistaken! Do not underestimate the power of a natural mosquito repellent in this respect. 

Why look for mosquito bite treatment, when you can easily keep the mosquitoes away by not letting them enter your house with some smart tricks? 

In this post, we aim to disclose the best mosquito control measures to all those who are always curious to know how to protect themselves from mosquito bites.

So, read on and get acquainted with some of the never-told before secrets of not letting mosquitoes enter your house.


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Why do Mosquitoes Enter Your Home?


Before we move on to discuss the mosquito prevention ways at home, we want you to know the reasons for which these pests enter your home. Mosquitoes do enter your premise due to certain reasons, what are they? Let us discover one by one:

1.     Warmth: The mosquitoes often enter your house in search of warmth especially in the cold weather outside

2.     Hideout: Many types of mosquitoes tend to freak inside your home to hide from their predators

3.     Water: The third main reason for mosquitoes to enter your home is availability of water and moisture

4.     Blood: The thirst for human blood is one of the prime reasons for all kinds of mosquitoes to intrude inside your home

5.     Aroma: Certain smells and aromas also play an important role in attracting mosquitoes towards your sweet abode

6.     Carbon-Dioxide: One of the other main things that attract pests like mosquitoes is CO2 emitted by human beings

7.     Breed: Yes, of course, the mosquitoes will definitely stay inside your home to breed if they get stagnant water

We know you are eager to know the best ways to keep the mosquitoes away from your home. So, let us start with the main discussion of this post. Here are the most effective ways of mosquito control at home.


Top 7 Secrets of Mosquito Control at Home


  1. Keep Your Doors and Windows Closed
  2. Install Window Nets and Screens
  3. Place Mosquito-Repellent Plants
  4. Detect the Possible Mosquito Breeding Spots
  5. Try Natural Mosquito Repellents
  6. Install Mosquito Repellent Dispensers, Zappers or Trappers
  7. Mosquito Pest Control


1. Keep Your Doors and Windows Closed


The first one is the obvious and smartest way to not let these biting intruders fly inside your home. All you need is to keep your windows and doors closed. 


We know it will be like caging yourself, but try to minimize frequent opening of your windows and doors if you do not want these pests to enter along inside your home. 


2. Install Window Nets and Screens


The second point is interconnected with the first tip shared-above. If you are not able to limit the opening of your windows and doors, what else can you do to prevent mosquitoes? 


Install easily available windows and door screens and nets. These are available in all sizes and often come fitted with a Velcro for an easy attachment. Once installed appropriately, these screens will prevent the entry of mosquitoes inside your home.


3. Place Mosquito-Repellent Plants


How about bringing in nature inside home to keep away these vector-disease bearers? You can easily place some mosquito-repelling indoor plants, preferably near the windows or doors, from where these mosquitoes creep inside your home. 


Options are galore when it comes to picking a plant that is disliked by mosquitoes. Go for the pleasant and colorful Marigold, or go for the aromatic Peppermint or the Holy Basil. 


4. Detect the Possible Mosquito Breeding Spots


If you feel your home belongs to mosquitoes more than you, then it is most likely due to the presence of some mosquito breeding spots nearby. 


Look out for the stagnant water in puddles, and old tires or pots inside or outside your home. You may not know it, but mosquitoes love to breed in standing water. So, decrease the chances of mosquito breeding by eliminating or treating stagnant water around or inside your home. 


5. Try Natural Mosquito Repellents


After ensuring that mosquito screens are installed at the right places and all the mosquito breeding grounds are discarded, what would be your next step?


It is time to try a hand at some natural mosquito repellents and repel mosquitoes with their natural aroma. Try using garlic or onion homemade mosquito spray, or sprinkle some peppermint leaves or coffee grounds that emit smells that are dreadful for the mosquitoes. 


6. Install Mosquito Repellent Dispensers, Zappers or Trappers


If you are unhappy with the results offered by natural mosquito repellents, then do not lose heart. You can anytime try installing mosquito repellent machines like mosquito zappers, trappers, liquid vaporisers, and dispensers.


The best mosquito repellent machine would be one that emits less or no chemicals and is affordable as well as effective to use. The one that is hassle-free to use and offers 24x7 mosquito protection. It should be skin-friendly, and emit no harmful smoke to cause respiratory issues. 


7. Mosquito Pest Control


This one is not actually a secret but the most popular way of repelling mosquitoes from your home. Yes, you guessed it right, we are indeed talking about mosquito pest control services.


Leave the task of getting rid of mosquitoes to these experts who know how to detect and remove mosquitoes from their breeding grounds, and hideouts using safe chemicals.




Towards the end we are pretty sure that you have grasped all the secrets of how to control mosquitoes in home. Still, we believe that there are a number of people who don’t want to rely on the above-mentioned tips. They also can’t afford booking a mosquito treatment for home, what will you do? 

The best solution for such people is to order AutoMos – the best mosquito repellent machine that is much more effective than the best natural mosquito repellent. Feel free to book only the AutoMos machine, its starter pack, or super saver packfor complete 365-day mosquito protection from HiCare.




1. Why is it important to keep mosquitoes out of the house?


Mosquitoes have the ability to carry and spread illnesses like malaria, dengue fever and Zika virus, which have the potential to cause serious harm and even death to individuals who become infected. Keeping mosquitoes out of the house can help reduce the risk of mosquito borne illnesses and protect you and your family's health.


2. How can we keep our house free from mosquitoes?


To keep your house free from mosquitoes you can take the following steps:


  • Use screens on windows and doors to prevent mosquitoes from entering your home.
  • Eliminate standing water which is a breeding ground for mosquitoes.
  • Use mosquito repellent sprays or plug in devices.
  • Keep the house clean and clutter free to reduce hiding places for mosquitoes.
  • Use mosquito nets while sleeping especially for infants and young children.


3. What attracts mosquitoes in the house?


Mosquitoes are attracted to the carbon dioxide that humans exhale, body heat and certain scents such as perfume or sweat. They are also attracted to standing water where they lay their eggs and breed.


4. How long can mosquitoes live without blood?


Female mosquitoes require blood to produce eggs but male mosquitoes and non blood feeding mosquito species can live for several weeks without blood. Female mosquitoes can survive for a few days to several weeks without a blood meal depending on the species and environmental conditions.


5. How do I protect my child from mosquitoes?


To protect your child from mosquitoes you can take the following steps:


  • Use mosquito nets on the crib, stroller or playpen to keep mosquitoes away from your child.
  • Dress your child in long sleeved clothes and pants to cover their skin.
  • Use mosquito repellent sprays or lotions specifically designed for children.
  • Keep the house and surrounding areas clean and free from standing water.
  • Avoid going outside during peak mosquito activity times (dawn and dusk).