When you picture the outdoor wedding of your dreams, chances are that vision doesn’t involve swatting at mosquitoes in the midst of the ceremony. Augusta is perfect for outdoor events like graduations, parties, weddings, barbecues, gatherings, and family reunions, but bugs can quickly put a damper on a good time. The state of Georgia is home to at least 63 different species of mosquito, and the height of mosquito season, April through October, unfortunately coincides with Augusta’s peak outdoor event season.
Ensure the comfort and safety of your guests by having the event site pre-treated for mosquitoes with Mosquito Squad of Augusta. Our service provides prevention of annoying buzzing, painful bites, and the unappetizing sight of mosquitos hovering around the food. We offer protection from mosquito-borne illnesses that are common in the Augusta area, including West Nile virus, LaCrosse virus, and two types of encephalitis. Although rare, chikungunya made an appearance in Georgia in 2014 as well.
The process is simple. Mosquito Squad will arrive and treat the event site 48 to 72 hours before the guests are scheduled to arrive. We apply a barrier treatments that eliminate mosquitoes on contact. It adheres to greenery, so even if it rains before your event, you’re still protected. Just wait 30 minutes after application before allowing people and pets in the treated area. After the 30-minute period, the venue is safe for food, utensils, and serving ware. Then, enjoy the benefits of a pest-free party. The service is ideal for weddings, graduations, and any other parties or gatherings where you want to protect from pesky bugs.
If you’re planning a special outdoor event in the Augusta area, contact Mosquito Squad today for a free consultation. Just click the “Alert the Squad” button at the top right of the page and fill out the brief form, and we’ll get right back to you. We’ll talk with you about specifics and assess your event so we can treat your venue, allowing you and your guests to relax and enjoy a worry-free wedding, graduation party, or family gathering.