Wedding lists keep the important pieces of the most important day in line. Here are 8 reasons why you should add mosquito control to your wedding checklist:
- Guest Satisfaction
- Better Pictures
- Improve Aroma
- Health & Safety
- Dance Dynamics
- Table Micro-environments
- Happier Honeymoon
- Avoid Violent Vows
As much as it seems like the focus of the wedding should be about the bride and groom, it is really about the guests. It is about buttering up all of the people you will need to call on for help when things get rocky. In addition, they need to feel good about that wedding gift invested into you and your lovely spouse. Even though mosquitoes may not bother you, there are at least a handful of guests who’s tasty blood will draw in mosquitoes you didn’t even know existed at the venue.
Wedding pictures take long enough without mosquito interference. Trying to get Aunt Edna and her restless leg syndrome to hold still long enough to appease the photographer is hard enough without her having to worry about something getting a nice blood meal off the back of her leg. Mosquitoes dream of people huddled together in motionless proximity.
You spent way too much time picking out those lovely flowers to have people interfering with their lovely scent. It doesn’t take more than a handful of popped squirting some backwoods mosquito repellent around to make your whole wedding smell like a hardware store. In contrast, by treating the mosquitoes ahead of time, the beautiful, planned aromas can waft freely.
Health & Safety
Your wedding should be a safe haven. Therefore, it should not be the biohazard event of the year. Mosquitoes can transmit malaria, dengue, West Nile, Chikungunya, yellow fever, filariasis, tularemia, dirofilariasis, encephalitis (Japanese, Saint Louis, Western equine, Eastern Equine, Venezuelan equine), and various fevers. Keep it simple and have the biggest health threat be people shaking hands and hugging each other.
When that moment comes for the treasured first dance of the night, you want it to be perfect. The lights dim, dusk settles in, and mosquitoes are rampant. Wait, what? Yes, dusk is one of the times when mosquitoes are the most active. Don’t accentuate your dance skills with a neck that twitches at all of the dive bombing mosquitoes.
Even though mosquitoes tend to pop out when dusk hits, most draped tables create a shady spot for mosquitoes that creates a micro environment of perfect dusk. This means that those wandering around will be just fine, but anybody trying to sit at a table and chat will get their ankles poked to bits.
Weddings can be stressful, but that honeymoon is the light at the end of the tunnel. You need to know you are going to enter a relaxing paradise between the real world and the post-marriage real world. Don’t spend your time at your favorite destination scratching the myriad of bites you collected while standing in line getting congratulated by everyone you know….and should know but forgot.
Avoid Violent Vows
The tender moment of the vows should not have any distractions added to the mix. You don’t want to be faced with the decision to:
- slap the mosquito about to bite your spouse on the neck and risk sending the wrong message
- play the heartless cruel part of watching someone get their blood sucked out by a flying parasite
Just get the mosquito control done ahead of time and save the heartache.
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