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Post by Bluesky3000 » Mon, 20 May 2019 7:07 pm

How do i get rid of prevent them from coming into my apartment? I live on the 18th floor and it somehow always manage to get into the apartment! Have tried almost all the anti-mosquitoes repellents from supermarkets but all are temporary..

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Re: Mosquitoes!

Post by GlenT » Tue, 18 Jun 2019 5:47 pm

If you are livin on the 18th floor, you may be breeding mosquitos in your home itself, or perhaps your neighbours are... From experience mosquitoes will not fly from outdoors up to such a high floor, so they have to be coming from somewhere nearby.

Suggest you check on any stagnant water in your home and also speak to your neighbours about the same...

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Re: Mosquitoes!

Post by sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 18 Jun 2019 8:42 pm

No floor is exempt from mozzies. A mozzie's flight path is generally 10 to 12 m vertically either direction from their hatching point. In that respect, they can eventually be found at the top of the Pinnacle flats. If they ascend 30' (3 floors and find a food source, and a water source they will lay their eggs there. That brood will do the same and eventually work their way to the top of the building.

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Re: Mosquitoes!

Post by Max Headroom » Wed, 19 Jun 2019 10:04 am

They may well tumpang up on the air-con exhaust currents most buildings here are cloaked in.

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Re: Mosquitoes!

Post by Lisafuller » Fri, 05 Feb 2021 2:11 pm

I used to love having my windows open so I could have fresh air come into the house. However, so many mosquitoes would fly in and I would be covered in bites by the end of the day. I finally found a solution that worked for me, which was magnetic mosquito nets the I attached to my windows. They are virtually invisible, and allow me to leave my windows open without worrying about mosquitoes and other pests flying through the netting. It’s easy to install and cheap as well!

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