It’s considered to be one of the deadliest animals in the world causing over 1 million deaths each year. Mosquitoes have been here for millions of years and have annoyed our ancestors before us. It’s time to take a stand and protect your family from the mosquitoes and from the diseases they transmit. There are literally hundreds of different products out there that can poison, zap, and repel mosquitoes. However, only a few of them can effectively eliminate all of these pesky airborne intruders to create a safe protective area. To help you make a smart purchase, here’s our list of the top 10 best mosquito killers in 2015 reviews.
10. Koolatron Lentek Electronic Racket Zapper
This is good product for the outdoors. It looks like a tennis racket but instead of regular wires it has wires that conduct electricity. Once it’s switched on, it kills any flying insects on contact. On the negative side, it’s not a standalone device as it has to be held like a racket and wielded for it to work. However it’s highly portable and is a great and fun way to create a mosquito free zone when camping. The product come with a simple and sturdy switch to turn it on or off and is powered by two AA batteries.
9. Stinger NS16 Nosquito Ocetenol Mosquito Lure
The Stinger NS16 is a mosquito attractant. It does nothing on its own but when stuck to an insect zapper it attracts all the mosquitoes towards the zapper. Apart from mosquitoes, it also attracts biting flies. This is a great product for people who already own an insect zapper. Even though it’s a very effective product, it features 9 on our list because it cannot work on its own.
8. Stinger Indoor Insect Trap
This product uses no toxic chemicals and is considered to be environmentally friendly. It attracts mosquitoes and other flying insects with its UV white light. Once they are close, the insects get sucked into the device, where they dehydrate and die. All the trapped insects are contained in an easy to clean drawer fitted to the device.
7. Dynatrap Insect Trap
Another similar device is the Dynatrap Insect Trap. One single Dynatrap is capable of securing an area of 0.5 acre and work silently without the use of any toxic chemicals. It has a slightly better construction than the Stinger Indoor Insect Trap and can easily be fitted outdoors. Apart from the UV florescent light, the device also has a special titanium dioxide coating, which specifically attracts mosquitoes. After the insects are close enough they get trapped and they die out of dehydration.
6. Mosquito Magnet MM4100 Patriot Mosquito Trap
A single Mosquito Magnet Patriot is capable of securing an acre of land. The device emits a special combination of CO2, heat and moisture. This attracts all the mosquitoes in the radius. Once the mosquitoes are close enough it vacuums them in the device where they get trapped and die. It comes with a 50 ft power cable giving you much freedom to place it anywhere in and around the house.
5. Burgess 1443 Propane Insect Fogger
Ranking 5 on our list is the portable fogger from Burgess. It just takes minutes to fog a medium sized backyard and after which it becomes completely bug and insect free for hours. The fog emitted is completely odor free and is very effective in killing most insects in an area. This is a great solution if you are planning an outdoor party or a barbecue.
4. Blue Rhino SkeeterVac SV5100 Mosquito Eliminator
It’s a known fact that mosquitoes are attracted by CO2. The Blue Rhino employs the same principle to attract the flying killers towards its trap. It converts propane into CO2 attracting mosquitoes towards its trap. Once close enough, the mosquitoes are sucked in by a powerful vacuum and they get captured on a sticky paper. The device is highly effective in eliminating mosquitoes. However, on the negative side, the Blue Rhino has a higher running cost as its propane tank needs to be replaced every few months.
3. Flowtron PV440 Galaxie Power Vac
Flowtron PV440 Power Vac is a great mosquito trap that doesn’t require propane to operate. The device emits 4 different types of special attractants to attract mosquitoes and trap them. It’s an independent device that employs a special light, heat, color, and odor to attract the pesky killers. A single device is very effective to secure a 1 acre area and features high on our list because of its cost effectiveness.
2. Flowtron BK 15D
The Flowtron BK 15D is certainly the most popular bug zapper on our list. It looks like a lantern and uses traditional bug zapping technology to clear out an area. Much like a lantern, the product also features a durable ring at the top making it easy to hang it from places. The Flowtron BK 15D has a weatherproof construction that’s suited for both indoors and outdoors.
1. Flowtron FC-8800 Diplomat Fly Control
The FC8800 from Flowtron is the ultimate in mosquito control. Securing an area of 2 acres, this giant bug zapper is great for securing outdoors and large indoor areas. It employs UV lights to attract mosquitoes and other insects, killing them on contact. It comes with a large removable collection tray that can store day’s worth of dead mosquitoes. It’s constructed using a high grade industrial plastic that ensures its durability outdoors.