This monsoon, stay safe and use these apps to keep mosquitoes at bay

During the monsoon, the threat of dengue looms large and people adopt all types of measures to ward off mosquitoes. It always good to take precautions before hand, lot of people are getting pest control done in houses. It is especially important as the World Health Organization revealed that mosquitoes killed 24,000 Indians in 2015. Below are the top four apps to help you stay safe:

* UrbanClap: Pest control is one of the services of UrbanClap which is high in demand these days. The start-up provides government licensed professionals and chemicals. The service is available for both commercial and domestic purposes. UrbanClap uses technology and smart processes to structure the highly unorganised services market in India.

* IndiaMart: The portal observes that every year around June-September, the inquiries for such products grows manifold. Also, the portal has witnessed a surge for pest control service requests by commercial organisations like corporate offices, hotels, hospitals, schools and colleges.

* ExportersIndia: The portal provides a wide range of anti-mosquito products like herbal mosquito repellent, mosquito repellent coils, cream, lotion, mats and chemicals.

* Timesaverz: Timesaverz provides various services ranging from cleaning tasks, beauty services, laundry pickup and drop, plumber, pest control, appliances repairs and handyman jobs. The app makes it convenient to book services directly from your mobile phone and track their status. It is also giving leakage audit services. Water intrusion in roofs or a leaking tap, this home service provider is just a click away.