A few tips on keeping those pesky mosquitos at bay

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It's National Mosquito Awareness Week and if you're living in the Lowcountry, you're no stranger to the pesky pests.

Mosquitos are out in full force this time of year, so here's a few tips that'll help keep the blood-suckers away:

  • Eliminate all sources of stagnant water - it's a mosquito's ideal breeding ground.
  • Use Citronella candles or torches when you're outside to help repel mosquitoes.
  • Protect your skin by using bug spray and wearing long sleeves/pants whenever possible.
  • Place nontoxic Mosquito Briquettes in your yard to provide long-lasting control for mosquitoes.

Live News 5 has some more useful tips on mosquito control.

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