How can I kill mosquito larvae using household bleach or vinegar?


Quick Answer

Kill mosquito larvae with a homemade solution of 2 tablespoons of bleach per 5 liters of water. Use vinegar to repel mosquitoes.

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  1. Find and empty all unnecessary sources of stagnant water

    Inspect property for unused flower pots, pails, garbage cans and other water-accumulating containers.

  2. Clean containers that can not be discarded

    Wash empty containers with a household cleaner to remove larval food.

  3. Apply bleach solution

    Place 2 tablespoons of bleach in 5 liters of water and cover the entire interior surface of the container. Mix more solution if needed. Let solution sit for at least 5 minutes before emptying container.

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