Aside from many of the already mentioned methods of dealing with ‘skeeters’ and the itchy bites such can impart…to wage battle against them, use of those battery powered bug zappers that look like a small tennis racket have proven useful, (easier to dispatch, and less bloody than swatting); along with purposely leaving buckets of water around, which are diligently checked every few days, and poured out on the ground at the first sight of skeeter larvae. (So that, what would in an unmonitored state become a suitable ‘breeding pool’ becomes a ‘dead end’ instead.
For itchy bites:
A thin paste made by dissolving an aspirin in a small amount of hydrogen peroxide has given good results.
Using water w/ aspirin may also work…if no peroxide available.