We will treat all surrounding areas for mosquitoes and then treat your property with a residual spray that keeps mosquitoes away for up to 30 days. We also offer an additional service where we can spray your lawn and kill any eggs or larvae so there are no more mosquitoes in your yard! Mosquito control in Long Island, NY is based on the three-week life cycle of the typical mosquito. It is commonly known that mosquitoes breed around water. What you may not know is this could be as small as a bottle cap full! This is why the first step in at Mosquito Authority plan is to eliminate standing water on your property. Mosquitoes are most active at dusk and dawn when they are on the lookout for their next meal. Our body heat and carbon dioxide (CO2), which we exhale with each breath, attract them.