Have you mosquito-proofed your yard? - CBS46 News

Have you mosquito-proofed your yard?

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SANDY SPRINGS, GA (CBS46) -

Mosquito season is here, and in metro Atlanta, that means homeowners who haven't mosquito-proofed their yards are in for a miserable summer.

Jason Smith, one of the owners of Mr. Mister Mosquito control, said it's important to eliminate standing water, clean gutters, cut back certain foliage and mosquito-proof outdoor items such as trash cans to make sure mosquitoes no longer have an environment in which to thrive.

He cited a recent study that ranks Atlanta as the nation's worst city for mosquitoes.

Smith's mosquito-fighting techniques were featured Wednesday on Better Mornings Atlanta.

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