Monsoon is beautiful, but there come the PESTS!

Monsoon in India is the most awaited season of the year due to its pleasant weather. However what we cannot ignore is a host of health problems it brings along. Just like everything has a positive and negative side, so does monsoon in India, bringing relief after summers but also a weather favourable for monsoon insects invasion too. Monsoon season in India becomes a perfect breeding ground for monsoon pests and rain insects leading to a lot of diseases affecting all! For the same reason, the monsoon is also dreaded as a season of health hazards as the number of flies, rain insects and mosquitoes suddenly seem to increase in number everywhere and in the house. Infections and diseases such as dengue, malaria, typhoid, respiratory tract infections, cold and flu etc. become very common during this season. Therefore, knowing how to prevent rainy season insects during monsoons and also keeping them at bay is very essential. If you want to have the happiest monsoon; then make sure your house is pest-free as rain insects cause some serious health problems. Here a few health hazards that these pesky rain insects and pests like cockroaches, termites, bed bugs, mosquitoes can cause; few precautions and sources from where they step in during monsoon season in India


  • Dengue: Dengue fever is caused by viruses that are transmitted to people by mosquitoes. It causes high fever, skin rash and pain, mostly headaches and joint pain which are usually very severe.
  • Chikungunya: This disease is similar to the dengue fever-causing severe illness with an acute febrile phase lasting for two to five days. Chikungunya is followed by a longer period of joint pains.
  • Malaria: Malaria again is a mosquito-borne disease caused by a parasite. People with malaria often experience fever, chills, and flu-like illness. If left untreated, they may develop severe complications over the days and die. Ensure that your house and surroundings are absolutely clean to avoid air-borne or water-borne infections.


Such harmful are the effects of monsoon insects and mosquitoes in this season. Hence, dangers that these pests and insects cause during monsoon are many. But we can always prevent the dangers they cause by taking a few precautions ourselves. Firstly, you can make efforts to keep your society clean.  Ensure to have all gutters cleaned before the rains begin. Any collection of water outside your house will allow mosquitoes to breed and also keep rain insects at bay. Similarly, since monsoon pests and monsoon insects infections are water-borne and may cause fungal and bacterial infections to make sure to avoid contact with dirty water. Safeguard yourself and your children against those mosquitoes and rain insects by making them wear long pants and long sleeve T-shirts. Protect yourself against the water borne diseases. Dirty water mixed with soil and sewage during this time can cause infections too as it also becomes a favourite ground for monsoon insects. And any such overflowing groundwater can contaminate the tap water too. Ensure you boil the water before use or use filtered water. Eat freshly cooked food and do wash and clean the salads and any leafy vegetables to get rid of germs. Maintain proper sanitary standards as poor sanitation is yet another major cause for the spread of infections and diseases during monsoons by monsoon insects.


The most common breeding area for these mosquitoes is stagnant water. Slow moving water becomes an easy breeding ground for Mosquitoes. Dim, shady and damp areas are the favourite places for rainy season insects. Keep your bathroom clean and dry as a damp bathroom can attract earthworms and other rainy season insects. Waterlogged in flower pots inside the house. Make sure there is no water accumulation in tyres, cans, vases and other such stuff. As monsoon in India starts, do your little bit. Prevent stagnation of water near your house, in coolers, flower pots etc as they attract rainy season insects. Ensure to cover all sources of water like storage tanks and wells and have them cleaned regularly to stop the breeding of mosquitoes and prevent mosquito-borne diseases. Make sure you use insect repellents, disinfectants and take precautions to stay away from mosquitoes, flies, cockroaches and other monsoon pests. A timely pest control service during this season is the best thing you can choose.
Mosquitoes breed in polluted stagnant water and are urban areas biggest pest like Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai, Delhi etc. Hence, pest control in Bangalore, pest control in Chennai, pest control in Mumbai, termite control in Delhi are few services that we suggest to do on a regular basis.


One nasty bite can land you in the pool of illness. So, when is it right to actually decide it's time to call Hicare pest control experts? When you notice mosquito-borne diseases like dengue spreading significantly in your area and affecting your family. Dengue, malaria has attacked people you know. As monsoon season in India starts, as these conditions are perfect for mosquito breeding. Hope you are going to use these tips to get rid of those troublesome monsoon pests along with rain insects. What else do you think one can do for an effective pest control during monsoon season? Do share your thoughts in the comments below.

Did you spot mosquitoes yet? If you nodded, then Call Hicare today on 8828333888 or go to for expert advice and to schedule a mosquito inspection for your home! HiCare experts will definitely help you get rid of those dangerous pests the right way!