What device keeps mosquitoes away?

Thermacell’s Patio Mosquito Repeller is Amazon’s No. 1 best seller when it comes to mosquito-repelling devices, thanks to its small size but powerful technology. It helps keep bugs away for up to 12 hours in areas that are up to 15 square feet. Unlike citronella candles, Thermacell’s device is scent-free.

Do ultrasonic mosquito repellents really work?

Ultrasonic devices are claimed to emit high-frequency sounds that are too high for humans to hear but are just the right frequency to drive pests, including mosquitoes, away. The trouble is, there’s no proof that they work. The FTC has investigated several sonic repellent makers for false advertising.

What actually works to keep mosquitoes away?

Use Fans Even Outdoors

CR has tested three methods for controlling mosquito activity in a large area: citronella candles, an oscillating pedestal fan, and a battery-powered area diffuser that emitted geraniol, a natural repellent derived from plants.

Does Vicks keep mosquitoes away?

As we’ve mentioned earlier in this article, mosquitoes aren’t fond of strong smells, and this is exactly why Vicks Vapor Rub repels mosquitoes. Not only does it keep mosquitoes away, but it also helps relieve the itchiness that usually comes around as the result of mosquito bites.

What can I spray around my door to keep mosquitoes away?

A lotion or spray containing DEET (it’s safe, even for kids, when used as directed), picaridin, IR3535 or oil of lemon or eucalyptus is your best bet for keeping mosquitoes away, but it will wear off after a certain number of hours, depending on the formula, says Fredericks.

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