10 Best Mosquito Deterrent For Patio

Updated on: September 2020

Best Mosquito Deterrent For Patio in 2020


Skeeter Screen 90600 Patio Egg Diffuser, 1

Skeeter Screen 90600 Patio Egg Diffuser, 1
BESTSELLER NO. 1 in 2020

Skeeter Screen 90800 Spreadable Insect Deterrent, 4-Pound

Skeeter Screen 90800 Spreadable Insect Deterrent, 4-Pound
BESTSELLER NO. 2 in 2020
  • All natural mosquito deterrent
  • Size: 4 lbs
  • Apply a 3 - 4 foot barrier around your outdoor entertaining area to keep pest away or anywhere people gather outside

Patio Egg with Skeeter Screen Mosquito & Insect Deterrent - Set of 2 Diffusers With Essential Oils

Patio Egg with Skeeter Screen Mosquito & Insect Deterrent - Set of 2 Diffusers With Essential Oils
BESTSELLER NO. 3 in 2020

Skeeter Screen Patio Egg W/4oz Personal Spray and 8oz Bonus Refill – Deet Free mosquito deterrent and long lasting

Skeeter Screen Patio Egg W/4oz Personal Spray and 8oz Bonus Refill – Deet Free mosquito deterrent and long lasting
BESTSELLER NO. 4 in 2020
  • Includes: Personal Spray 4oz, Patio Egg and Bonus 8oz Refill
  • The Personal Spray: Deet-Free, Safe and Non-Toxic, Non-Staining
  • The Personal Spray: Spray on Body, Clothing, even on Pets, Deck and other Furniture, Walls, Bushes
  • The Patio Egg: Works 24/7 to deter countless varieties of pesky insects over an area of approximately 200 square-feet
  • The Patio Egg: Deet-Free, Safe and Non-Toxic, Environmentally Friendly, No Flames – No Fires – No Electricity, Smells Delightful

Scent Shop 90602 Skeeter Screen Patio Egg Mosquito Deterrent Refill Oil, 8 Ounces, 1

Scent Shop 90602 Skeeter Screen Patio Egg Mosquito Deterrent Refill Oil, 8 Ounces, 1
BESTSELLER NO. 5 in 2020
  • Patio Egg Refill 8oz
  • Perfect for outdoor living spaces
  • Protect the Entire Family
  • Easy Safe and effective way to deter mosquitoes
  • 90602

Skeeter Screen 90602 Patio Egg Diffuser Refill Oil, 8 oz, 8-Ounce

Skeeter Screen 90602 Patio Egg Diffuser Refill Oil, 8 oz, 8-Ounce
BESTSELLER NO. 6 in 2020
  • Designed For Use With The Skeeter Screen Patio Egg Diffuser
  • Size: 8 Ounce
  • Deet-Free/Safe For The Entire Family
  • No Assembly Required

Skeeter Screen 90400 80-Hour Burn Time Patio Candle, 1, Standard

Skeeter Screen 90400 80-Hour Burn Time Patio Candle, 1, Standard
BESTSELLER NO. 7 in 2020
  • Essential oil formula
  • 80 hour burn time
  • Deet-Free mosquito deterrent
  • Brand: Skeeter Screen

Cutter Citronella Candles Set (12-Pack) Natural Insect Repellent Off | Red, Scented | Deters Bugs, Flying Insects, Mosquitos | Child and Pet Safe, Cruelty Free | Patio, Backyard, Outdoor Use

Cutter Citronella Candles Set (12-Pack) Natural Insect Repellent Off | Red, Scented | Deters Bugs, Flying Insects, Mosquitos | Child and Pet Safe, Cruelty Free | Patio, Backyard, Outdoor Use
BESTSELLER NO. 8 in 2020
  • Keeping Bug Bites Away – This outdoor citronella candles produce a natural odor that acts as a deterrent to keep flying bugs and mosquitos away from people or food.
  • Multipurpose Outdoor Use – Great for camping, backyard BBQs, family reunions, picnics, or just relaxing outside, these are ideal for anyone who loves the outdoors.
  • Complete 12-Pack – Every order comes with twelve total red insect repellent candles that can be used individually or all at once depending on coverage area.
  • Kid, Pet, and Bug Safe – A natural, cruelty-free way to deter bugs, insects, and mosquitos, the fragrance emitted from our outdoor candles is safe and effective.
  • Long-Lasting Protection – Slow-burning wicks and the addition of real citronella oil help keep your outdoor patio, deck, or backyard protected for hours with no effort.. Worry-Free. Keep bugs off

Skeeter Screen 90400 Mosquito Deterrent Patio Candle, 15-oz. - Quantity 6

Skeeter Screen 90400 Mosquito Deterrent Patio Candle, 15-oz. - Quantity 6
BESTSELLER NO. 9 in 2020

SPARTAN MOSQUITO ERADICATOR - Best Whole Yard Outdoor Mosquito Protection Solution; More Effective Than ShortTerm Insect Repellent Trap Mosquito Free Backyard Garden Patio (Starter KIT - 4 Tubes)

SPARTAN MOSQUITO ERADICATOR - Best Whole Yard Outdoor Mosquito Protection Solution; More Effective Than ShortTerm Insect Repellent Trap Mosquito Free Backyard Garden Patio (Starter KIT - 4 Tubes)
BESTSELLER NO. 10 in 2020
  • Not approved for sale thus cannot ship to CT, DC, ID, IN, MT, NM, PR, SD or UT. Required to cancel ALL orders to CT, DC, ID, IN, MT, NM, PR, SD or UT.
  • ONCE MOSQUITO SEASON HAS STARTED, you need at least TWO BOXES PER ACRE in order to catch up and be effective for your first deployment.
  • ERADICATE UP TO 95% OF YOUR MOSQUITOES IN ABOUT 15 DAYS. Take back your lawns, yards, and pond the Spartan way.
  • ERADICATORS BEGIN TO WORK IMMEDIATELY when properly prepared and deployed. Spartan Mosquito Eradicators are a long-term prevention solution unlike common treatments: ultrasonic pest repellant products, anti-mosquito shield devices, attractant or mosquito control products, mosquito traps, repel lights, portable bait killers, and deterrent sticks.
  • DON'T PAY MORE THAN 49.90 INCLUDING SHIPPING; FULL MANUFACTURER SUPPORT WHEN PURCHASED THROUGH AUTHORIZED RETAILER--LOOK FOR AMAZON 2D TRANSPARENCY BARCODE ON PACKAGE!

How to Prevent Mosquito Bites

Ants may be more common visitors to a picnic, but mosquitoes are surely more annoying guests-and dangerous too

A little mosquito entomology

There are nearly 3,000 different species of mosquitoes (about 150 in North America). Only female mosquitoes bite. Females draw blood to produce eggs, which they lay in standing water. Eggs can also lay dormant in soil for up to four years, waiting for a good rain to activate them. Within two to three days, the eggs hatch into larvae. About a week later the larvae morph into pupae, from which adult mosquitoes emerge a few days later by popping out of their pupal skins and flying off. Oils, larvicides, and detergents sprayed into mosquito breeding water are of some value, but a simpler, more effective means of abatement is to dump over containers of standing water. Birdbaths, kiddie pools, and junkyards full of old tires are especially popular nurseries for the little blighters.

Most species are active at dusk and dawn, but some bite right through the day. Mosquitoes are nearsighted. Targets are identified by movement and dark colors (tip: wear light clothing to make yourself harder to spot). After they get within 100 feet, mosquitoes locate their targets using tiny sensory receptors on their antennae that detect exhaled carbon dioxide and lactic acid. The skeeters then fly towards their targets, seeking out a telltale halo of warm, moist air surrounding the body-the sign of a living being. Mosquitoes then use their chemoreceptors to plop down on the involuntary blood donor. Although scientists have spent a lot of time trying to figure out why some people taste better, about all they have determined is that mosquitoes are finicky connoisseurs of human sweat.

Forget about frying 'em

Research has shown that bug zappers, including models marketed as mosquito killers, are worthless against mosquitoes, which favor carbon dioxide over fluorescent light. A 1996 study published in Entomology News Bats eat them, just not enough.

The creepy bat has made a resurgence in recent years, as bat conservation groups have extolled its insectivorous nature as good for mankind. True, some bats are voracious mosquito eaters, but many others would rather dine on moths and mayflies. There are simply too many mosquitoes for bats to eat them all. Even a large, guano-producing bat colony in your backyard will not rid your barbecue of mosquitoes. Purple martins also have been promoted as mosquito eliminators by (surprise!) companies that sell purple martin houses. The problem is that purple martins feed during the day when most mosquitoes are lying low, and aren't particularly fond of mosquitoes to begin with.

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