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With summer and dusk come biting mosquitoes. This page contains tips and suggestions for repelling and getting rid of mosquitoes.



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Mosquito held between two fingers.

Making a Mosquito TrapTo keep mosquitoes from ruining a picnic or camping trip, it is nice to have an enticing trap to lure them away from you. This page is about making a mosquito trap.


Mosquito on someone's hand.

Mosquito Repellent RecipesMosquitoes are a problem in many regions. This page contains mosquito repellent recipes.


Mosquito on someone's skin.

Repelling MosquitoesThis is a page about repelling mosquitoes. Mosquitoes can make being outside unpleasant very quickly. There are many methods of repelling mosquitoes, find the one that works for you.


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Dealing with Mosquito Bites on My Face?Mosquito bites are an annoyance anywhere but can be particularly so on the face. This is a page about dealing with mosquito bites on my face.


Mosquito Larvae
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Killing Mosquito Larvae in Standing Water?Eliminating standing water is the best way to keep mosquitoes from laying eggs and prevent larvae from hatching. If it is impossible or too late for that there are a number of ways to destroy the larvae before they become fully developed mosquitoes. This is a page about killing mosquito larvae in standing water.


Close-up of mosquito on human skin

Sulfur Mosquito RepellentThis is a page about sulfur mosquito repellent. Sulfur powder from a pharmacy may deter mosquitos from biting.


Mosquito Ready to Bite

Controlling MosquitoesThis page is about controlling mosquitoes. Standing water is an excellent breeding environment for mosquitoes, and should be removed from your yard.



Using Citronella Soap as Mosquito RepellentSoaps containing citronella and herbs such as cinnamon leaf or eucalyptus oil can help to repel mosquitoes. This is a page about using citronella soap as a mosquito repellent.


Close up of a can of Off! insect repellent.

OFF! Clip-On Mosquito Repellent ReviewsWithout using chemicals on your skin, you may have some relief from mosquitoes using the clip-on version. This page contains OFF! clip-on mosquito repellent reviews.



Coffee filter with coffee grounds on a painted wood backdrop.

Use Coffee to Keep Away MosquitoesSprinkle aged coffee grounds into standing water to kill mosquito larvae. This is a page about how to use coffee to keep away mosquitoes.


Mosquito larvae in water

Do Mosquitoes Breed in Moving Water?Mosquitoes only breed in stagnant water. This page asks do mosquitoes breed in moving water?


Mosquito Larvae in water

Killing Mosquito Larvae in Rain Barrel?Using a rain barrel is a great way to conserve water but it can also become a breeding ground for mosquitos. This is a page about killing mosquito larvae in a rain barrel.


Woman scratching a mosquito bite.

Getting Rid of Mosquitoes in My HouseMosquitoes are very capable of finding small openings through which to get inside your home. Many homeowners do not wish to spray pesticides indoors and search for safer solutions for these pests. This is a page about getting rid of mosquitoes in my house.


Citronella bucket candle

Using Citronella to Repel MosquitoesThis is a page about using citronella to repel mosquitoes. Many people use citronella in some form, such as candles to repel mosquitoes.


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Mosquitoes Biting My DogThis is a page about mosquitoes biting my dog. Mosquitoes can aggravate your outdoor pets. Deterring them can make your dog more comfortable.


Apple cider vinegar, lemongrass, lemons for natural mosquito repellant

Natural Mosquito Repellent RecipesRather than use chemical based commercial insect repellent products try making your own natural ones. This is a page about natural mosquito repellent recipes.


Geraniums with pink and white flowers

Repelling Mosquitos with GeraniumsThis is a page about repelling mosquitos with geraniums. Certain plants work well to repel various types of insects, both the ones that attack your garden plants and those that like to nibble on you.


Mosquito bites on a young child.

Mosquito Repellents for Young Children?This is a page about mosquito repellents for young children. Use care and do your research when choosing an insect repellent to use on young children.


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Use Dryer Sheets to Keep Pests AwayKeep a Bounce dryer sheet in your pocket to keep yellow jackets away and to repel mosquitoes.


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Getting Rid of Mosquitoes Using Household Products?What can I use that is around the house to kill mosquitoes?


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Dryer Sheets for Insect RepellentBounce dryer sheets are great to use as a mosquito repellent. Just rub it on all exposed areas then tie it to a belt loop. I use them while mowing the lawn.


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Use a Simmer Pot for Citronella OilInstead of torches, use your electric simmer pot for citronella lamp oil, when you spend time outdoors.


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Keeping Mosquitoes Off My Cat?What can I do to repel mosquitoes from my cat?


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Mosquitos and Flies in My Apartment?With all of this damp weather I have been having a problem with mosquitos and flies in my apartment. I need to know a safe way to kill them as I have a cat. The people that built these new townhouse building forgot to put screen doors on and there's only two small windows in my apartment.



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Are bugs bugging you this summer? Mosquitoes love people who eat bananas, so you may wish to avoid bananas during mosquito season. A bonus tip: tuck a scented fabric softener sheet (unused) in your pocket or somewhere on you and you will be less bothered by bugs...


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Attracting Bats For Pest Control?People often think that both my wife and I are "bats" when we tell them that we would like to draw bats into our area. Knowing that bats are probably one of the best mosquito eaters, along with swallows, we would like to draw some into our area. We have two questions:



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Keeping Mosquitoes Off of Puppies?What can I use for keeping mosquitos off 3 week old puppies?


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Using a Homemade Mosquito Trap?How often do you have to change the mixture in the bottom of the mosquito catcher bottle?


A small mosquito on a white surface.

Tiny Black Biting Mosquitoes with White StripesI believe it's an Asian Tiger mosquito but not too sure. I've been getting bites all over inside my bedroom for the past few days. I'm in SoCal, any help is appreciated, thanks!


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Homemade Mosquito Trap?How does the mosquito die? Can it not drink and just fly away?


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Using Homemade Mosquito Traps Indoors?We are living in south west France and the mosquitos are a big issue during the summer months. We have tried all kinds of electronic devices and none seem to work. Are these traps suitable for indoor use? If not, what is the problem with them?


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Using Mosquito Trap Inside?Can the 2-liter mosquito traps be used safely indoors? We have had a problem with many more mosquitoes than usual making their way inside our home. I'm looking for a way to get rid of them so that they quit biting my sleeping children.


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