Last Updated on March 31, 2021
How to keep mosquitoes away? What to do to get rid of them for good? What smells do mosquitoes hate? And the list goes on and on…especially that the mosquito season is just a few months away. Those tiny vampires can not only ruin your summer evenings but will also wreak havoc on your health.
Did you know that these little monsters are more than just a nuisance! In fact, they can transmit dangerous viruses and diseases. Even worse! Mosquitoes need your blood to reproduce. Disgusting, right…..!
Got a problem with mosquitoes? No worries, Today I will share with you some interesting and super effective tricks on how to keep mosquitoes away!
1. Decorate The House With Natural Plants
You don’t really have to always use toxic chemicals and mosquito repellents to keep mosquitoes away! There are other effective natural alternatives that won’t ruin your health. For example, decorating your house with some natural plants and herbs such as marigold, citronella grass, lavender, garlic, and rosemary; can really help!
Besides, this will not only keep the mosquitoes from devouring you and your pets alive but will also add a very beautiful decorative touch to your house, garden, or backyard.
2. Citronella Candles
Allergic to plants? No worries, there are always options! So how to keep mosquitoes away, you ask? Simple, light a citronella candle in your house, or even better place many around the house. In case you don’t know, Citronella is famous and has been approved for being a natural and effective insect repellent.
The pros? Citronella candles can be purchased from any supermarket, even can be made at home, and most importantly, will make your house insects free and make it smell fresh!
3. Soapy water
What? Soapy water? Well, yes! If you really don’t have the time to go grab a natural plant or make your own citronella candle, you’ll really appreciate this mosquito hack!
Let’s face it, nothing really ruins evening summers, especially if you are having a lovely dinner with friends and family in your house’s yard or garden than buzzing mosquitoes and their painful and itchy bites! The solution: place a plate with soapy water nearby and watch mosquitoes being attracted to the waters and getting trapped. What a satisfaction! LOL!!!