Many products on the market claim to be able to solve the problem of mosquitoes and insects. There are various types of mosquito killers that are Gas based, and electricity based, but the one that really works are the propane gas based mosquito killers.
The system of propane mosquito killers works by converting propane in carbon-dioxide, while mimicking human scent, thus attracting mosquitoes. While buying a propane bug killer it is important to judge the size of the area that is to be purged of mosquitoes. The propane mosquito killers are generally made for outdoor use. Here are a few of the popular propane mosquito killers.
The Flowtron MT-275 Mosquito PowerTrap mimics the human breath, luring the mosquitoes into a powerful suction fan which captures them in a collection tray, where the mosquitoes quickly dehydrate and die.
There are four set modes of operation that work automatically, and save a large amount of propane gas as compared to other such machines. Also super bright LEDs are present that act as an extra lure for mosquitoes and other insects.
Octenol pouches are also provided that help in attracting more number of mosquitoes. The total range of working of the device is 1 acre. The device is also fairly light and weighs just 19 lbs.
Best Mosquito Trapper for the Money
The Mosquito Magnet Patriot Mosquito Trapper uses the patented Counter Flow -technology which emits carbon-dioxide, heat and moisture in order to attract, trap and eliminate mosquitoes, as well as all other biting insects.
It is completely silent and odourless, and can cover an area of around 1 acre or an average yard. It contains a secure net, which collects all the insects for easy elimination. The device also comes with its own 50 foot electrical cord.
The propane tank does not come included with the device. An additional octenol attractant is also included in the box of the device. The MM4100 comes with 1 year warranty and has excellent customer service and support, through phone, e-mail, and service centres.
Heavy Duty Bug Eliminator
The Rhino SkeeterVac SV5100 Mosquito Eliminator by Rhino features an easy to operate electronics ignition which ignites the propane tank. It can be easily assembled without the use of any tools whatsoever.
The device comes with its own stand, which has wheels, thus making transportation of the device extremely easy. A fine tune dial on the device allows the owner to change the settings to better suit the environment and the particular type of insects/mosquitoes.
The total coverage area capacity of the SV5100 is almost as large as a football-field, the largest provided by any propane mosquito killer. The device is slightly larger than the average propane killer and weighs around 21 pounds. It comes with its own cover, to protect it from the environment and children, and it has a warranty period of 1 year.
Best Mosquito Trap for Small Backyards
The Koolatron MK05 Champion Mosquito Trap is ideal for small backyards, gardens and small open spaces. The coverage area of the MK05 is only 0.5 acres, but this is one of the best propane mosquito killers that can eliminate and reduce the number of insects in your lawn considerably.
It uses all forms of attractants, octenol, carbon-dioxide, light and heat, to lure mosquitoes and other garden insects.
A small vacuum is present which sucks in any insects that come within its range. No assembly is required; it can be instantly used, right out of the box. The device weighs only 7.8 pounds. Separate octenol refills are also available and can be bought separately.
Ultimate Magnetic Bug Trapper
The Mosquito Magnet MM3200 Independence Mosquito Trap is another great product from Mosquito magnet. The MM3200 is similar to other models in many ways except that it requires 4 “c” batteries, and has no electricity cord. It uses a catalytic converter to convert propane to carbon-dioxide.
It weighs around 30 pounds and includes wheels for easy movement. It is completely silent and odourless and has a dual colour design which is known to attract mosquitoes.
These were a brief look into the specifications of some of the best propane mosquito killers on the market that you can buy.