Remove standing water. (old tires, gutters, flat roofs, buckets, drums, other containers)
Cover open containers tightly with a lid or with 16-mesh screen.
Empty plastic wading pools weekly, store indoors when not in use.
Store boats covered or upside down.
Fill in tree holes and hollow stumps that hold water.
Treat bromeliads and other vegetation that hold water with products containing the bacteria Bacillus thuringiensis, var. israelensis.
Stock your ornamental water garden with mosquito-eating fish (e.g. minnows, Gambusia spp., goldfish, or guppies).
Repair screening on windows, doors, porches, and patios.