Outdoor residential misting systems are another way to get backyard mosquito control. With these systems a timer is set to turn on a series of nozzles to disperse a fine mist, or fog, of insecticide throughout the yard. Although data is limited, many public health experts worry that summer-long use of these systems will lead to new strains of insecticide-resistant mosquitoes.
It’s important to consider critically all sales promises concerning mister systems. Despite their apparent convenience, other options discussed here an be just as effective for mosquito control for less cost. Before you invest in a mister system, click here for a list of 10 questions to ask your salesperson.