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Get Rid Of mosquitoes At Your Home With This Simple Homemade Mosquito Trap

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We all love summer. Great weather, warm sunlight, and time spent outdoors. However, the biggest nuisance during these times are those annoying, blood-sucking mosquitoes. Now, there are many ways to get rid of these little devils. You can buy anti-bug vaporisers, mosquito zappers, or even strategically purchase plants that repel away mosquitoes. However, in this article we are going to go over a very practical solution. It’s an easy-to-make mosquito trap that can be made very quickly, using household items.

Here’s what you need.

1. A used 1.5 or 2 Ltr Coke Bottle.
2. Brown Sugar
3. Yeast
4. Water
5. Scissors

The process is illustrated below:

Wondering how this actually works? Well, mosquitoes are attracted towards sources that generate carbon dioxide such as humans and animals. The above-mentioned solution of sugar and yeast will produce carbon dioxide at slow rate and the mosquitoes will be drawn towards the bottle opening, ending up in water.


So give it a shot and let us know in comments about how it worked for you.