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Easy and cheap equipments can prevent or catch mosquitoes

You don't need special equipments or machine to help you avoid mosquitoes.

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Based on Asian experience, we always use bed nets to prevent bugs, so we can enjoy our sleep in peace. That could be a great and cheap thing which people should have. Furthermore, I have two simple tips to make a trap to catch them all.

Firstly, you can put 5-10ml of sugar water or beer in a bottle and shake it hard then leave it in the place where they stay most of the time. Mosquitoes will like the sweet scents then go inside the bottle and never come out again.

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Second way will use an automatic fan, bed nets and a light. In a dark room where you want to catch mosquitoes, you just need to cover the front head of the fan by bed nets and leave a torchlight in front of the fan. After a hour, you can come back and see many mosquitoes were trapped inside the nets and the wind of the fan prevents them to fly out. The reason is really simple because mosquitoes always are attracted to light; especially, led light.

In addition, white shirts can prevent mosquitoes because it can reflect light which can prevent them.

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Photo of John Caravel
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I think the bottle one is quite interesting, but the ant would probably come too, after 2 hours or so. Oh well, as long as we got the mosquitoes. I saw your other article about plants to prevent mosquitoes and suppose using plant would requires less work. Thanks for the ideas, buddy. 

Photo of Giang Hoang
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Yep! Thank you, I think you can use beer so it might not attract ants to come and plants are great choice for issues.

Photo of John Caravel
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Ants hate beer ? That's new to me. I'll see if it works. 

Photo of Giang Hoang
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I mean beer can attract Mosquitoes and i have never seen beer attract Ants. :))

Photo of TracyGriffin
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I came across an article with the same information like yours, but I did not pay much attention to it. Thanks for reminding me!  

Photo of Giang Hoang
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thank you

Photo of Chris Medland
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Thank for sharing. They are very smart ideas. However, I am not sure about their effectiveness. Have you tried these tips before, mate?

Photo of Giang Hoang
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Well! I have not tried to use the bottle ideas, but fan ideas was used before. IT was great, and i caught a lot of mosquitoes.