Are there any unusual problems with insects or other infestations in housing?

I can't speak to the houses, but my high-rise apartment is mostly bug free. - Apr 2020


We have ants... all the time. Everywhere. Geckos are all around but they eat mosquitos so we let them live ;) - Sep 2017


Expect your ants, cockroaches and flying bugs to visit you frequently while living in Colombo, but all of these can be managed with your personal cleanliness in the kitchen and bathrooms. Mosquitoes can be a problem so make sure your doors and windows (or get screes) are closed during dawn and dusk. There is no malaria but there is dengue fever - our whole family had it at one time or another! - Mar 2017


Mosquitoes--dengue is a problem here. - Sep 2013


Dengue is rampant and VERY dangerous There is no vaccine for it. - Sep 2012


Lots of insects as in any tropical country. Big problem with mosquitos, particularly those that carry dengue. - Dec 2011


Increasing problems with mosquitos carrying Dengue fever. - Feb 2010


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