I’d like to pose an honest question: If mosquitos just stopped existing, would the world be better off? I think so! And if we’re truly being honest, there’s a truly carnal satisfaction one gets from killing off mosquitos. That’s why mosquito-repelling gadgets are an integral part of planning to spend your days and nights outside. From the old-fashioned bug zapper to the simple-but-effective citronella candles, here’s a list of five ways to keep your backyard bug-free and your skin a whole lot less itchy.
Thermacell Cambridge Mosquito Repellent Patio Shield Lantern
This lantern is the perfect option to keep on a table while dining al fresco. It’s silent, scent-free, and doesn’t contain any DEET. It’ll provide up to 15 feet of protection without worry and will even give a nice glow for a hint of ambient lighting.
Laluztop Citronella Candles
These tabletop citronella candles look great and are made from natural, biodegradable soy wax. The tins are also super versatile, so after you burn down the candle completely, you can easily use them for decoration or storage.
Thermacell Radius Zone Mosquito Repellent
If you’re for substance over style, this is the option for you. It’ll last you up to 40 hours of one refill and is also TSA-compliant if you plan on bringing it along with you on a far away camping destination.
Summit...responsible solutions Mosquito Bits
Looking for a non-light source repellent? These mosquito-killing bits are meant to be sprinkled on soil or mixed into plant beds to stop the mosquitos at their larvae stage.
DynaTrap Insect Trap
This intense-looking lamp traps and kills quickly and quietly, no zapping or buzzing. It protects up to a half an acre and will be able to disrupt the breeding cycle so you’ll stay mosquito-free all summer.
Flowtron Electric Insect Killer
Hang this up and all of the mosquitos in your yard will be zapped in no time. It’s nice because you can keep it on day and night to get absolutely all of the critters, and “the non-clogging killing grid” ensures you will be able to get rid of as many of them as there are.
Ultrasonic Pest Repeller
This isn’t a mosquito killer, per se, but it does repel them. It creates a high pitched noise (safe for dogs and children) that will keep them from even wanting to come near you and your home. Now that’s pretty cool.
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