📅 Article “9 effective ways to repel mosquitoes in the house ” last updated on October 14, 2022 at Pestcontrol
Currently there are many ways to repel mosquitoes in the house. You can easily find ways to repel mosquitoes online. What are the most effective ways? Today TKT Pestcontrol will summarize the most effective ways to repel mosquitoes in the house. These methods will prevent mosquitoes from daring to enter the house again. Let’s see.
Mosquitoes are a group of organisms belonging to the class of insects that make up the family Culicidae, order Diptera. They have a pair of scaly wings, a pair of stiff wings, a thin body, and long legs. Male mosquitoes suck the sap of trees and fruits to survive, while female mosquitoes suck the blood of humans and animals. Size varies by species, but is rarely larger than a few centimeters.
Most weigh about 2 to 2.5 mg. They can fly at a speed of 1.5 to 2.5 km/h. The buzzing sound we often hear is the sound of mosquito wings flapping when flying quickly. Mosquitoes are considered the “King” in transmitting infectious diseases. So it is very dangerous to have mosquitoes in the house, especially for families with young children.
Currently on the market there are many types of mouse traps, such as mosquito lights, or glue, etc. You can buy them anywhere from direct stores to Online. Or you can even make a mosquito trap at home simply as follows:
Mosquitoes will be attracted to sugar, they will rush into the trap, get stuck and drown. This method is very simple, but there is a weakness: you have to periodically replace this mixture.
Mosquitoes are very sensitive to some naturally available scents such as the smell of grapefruit, mint, garlic, lemongrass, etc. These scents repel mosquitoes very well. You can use these scented essential oils to spray around the walls to both deodorize the house and repel mosquitoes. This method is safe and helps you sleep better.
In addition, you can use tea tree essential oil diluted with a few drops of water. Then apply directly to the skin to prevent mosquitoes from coming close to you. This essential oil can also quickly treat and soothe mosquito bites. Wind oil also has the same effect.
This is a folk method that ancient people often used. You just need to dry the tangerine peels and then bring them to the corner of the room, or where there are many flies and mosquitoes to burn. The smell of smoke from freshly burned tangerine peels in the room will effectively eliminate flies, mosquitoes and insects while also purifying bad odors and unpleasant damp smells in the house. This method only works for a short time, one day, but it helps the space have a pleasant natural scent.
Lemongrass is one of the natural herbs that is easy to grow. In addition, the scent of lemongrass is very strong and can mask the smells that attract mosquitoes. You can grow lemongrass indoors to repel mosquitoes, purify the air and can also be used as an ingredient for cooking. Lemongrass essential oil is many times more effective in repelling mosquitoes than other common mosquito repellents. This is a simple and very effective way to prevent mosquitoes.
Camphor comes from the camphor tree (with the scientific name Cinnamomum Camphora) or the Kapur tree. There are also many manufacturers that produce artificial camphor from resin raw materials. But it’s best to still use natural camphor to ensure safety.
Camphor contains carbon dioxide combined with chemicals that our bodies produce every day. This will be the smell that will disorient mosquitoes, thereby preventing all bites caused by mosquitoes. This is a way to help you escape the attack of mosquitoes but cannot keep mosquitoes out of the house.
When drinking coffee, you can use coffee grounds to keep mosquitoes out of the house. Because most insects have a very strong sense of smell and coffee grounds have a strong smell. You just need to burn them, the strong smell will increase greatly and the effectiveness of repelling mosquitoes will increase.
How to burn coffee grounds to repel mosquitoes is as follows:
Note: Choose a location upwind for best results. To increase the effectiveness of repelling mosquitoes, add fresh bay leaves to the fire.
Dry ice contains carbon dioxide, a gas that strongly attracts mosquitoes. We also have this gas in our bodies, so we are easily attacked by mosquitoes. Dry ice has more of this gas than the human body. So you just need to put dry ice in a container and place it away from your bedroom.
When you see mosquitoes being attracted to the container, quickly close the lid. Although this is a time-consuming method, it is also a highly effective way to repel mosquitoes in the bedroom. However, dry ice is not easy to make yourself, so you should buy this product at specialized stores.
Like lemongrass, garlic also has a strong smell. You just need to crush a few cloves of garlic then boil them in water. Let cool and pour the cooked mixture into a spray bottle and spray around the space to repel mosquitoes from the house. This is an effective way to repel mosquitoes without spending too much effort. You can easily buy garlic at grocery stores, markets and supermarkets.
Basil is one of the effective natural ways to repel mosquitoes. Many farmers still grow basil plants in their gardens to repel mosquitoes and also as decorations for their own houses. Basil’s anti-humidity properties are strongest if used as an essential oil and applied directly to the skin.
Or you can use basil essential oil in many different ways such as: essential oil vaporization, mist spraying,… Furthermore, basil is known to be a plant with a great taste and is very suitable. for cooking. Some early research even suggests that basil may help you fight off colds.
Mosquito repellent plant is the common name of plants that repel mosquitoes such as: Tulsi plant, catmint grass and aromatic grass,… And some other essential oils of natural plants. You can grow these plants indoors or use essential oil sprays throughout the house to repel mosquitoes more effectively.
However, if you have cats in your home, you should be careful with catnip, because this grass contains Nepetalactone – a stimulant, making your “pet cat” prone to strange actions. odd after contact.
Through this article, TKT Pestcontrol has provided you with 9 effective ways to keep mosquitoes out of your house. These methods are very simple, you can easily find them around you. But the best way to get rid of mosquitoes is to prevent them in the first place. Clean up around the house, empty water containers to avoid mosquitoes from breeding and breeding there. Powder can be used sprinkled in sewers where mosquitoes breed and reside to kill mosquito larvae.
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