When it comes to mosquito control, people are willing to go to extreme measures to eliminate the pests from their yard. That is one of the main reasons there are so many mosquito traps available. Each one claims to be the best and it is hard to choose the one that is best for your yard. The one that is currently sparking the most interest for most people is the Mega Catch mosquito trap. Not only is it an effective way to rid your yard of mosquitos. It treats it without chemicals or propane.
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When most people think about a mosquito trap, they picture in their mind the Mosquito Magnet or Blue Rhino brand of traps. They are bulky machines that require propane to provide heat, spray can attractants to draw in insects, and either nets or sticky tape that must be changed out regularly or you end up letting more mosquitos free than you are able to trap. They each provide effective mosquito control until the attractant or propane run out. Then you have a machine that does not draw anything to it.
The Mega Catch is different. It does not require propane at all. Instead, it uses an integrated light display and infrared heat to mimic a human’s body heat and breath. There are fragrance strips that should be used to further increase the traps effectiveness. Some of the Mega-Catch brand traps can use carbon dioxide, but whether you have CO2 or not, it should still be effective.
The Mega Catch uses a 12V power supply. The machine is designed to be inexpensive to run. It burns less power than a 40watt light bulb. Whether you use the CO2 or not, this trap does produce a scent that will appeal to biting insects, by making them think that the machine is a human being. The light attracts biting insects because of the random light pattern that it will produce. It mimics movement which can draw bugs to it if they rely on visual cues instead of scent or body heat. For insects that are drawn to heat, the infrared heat will make mosquitoes think it is a warm-blooded person or animal.
All traps are designed to mimic a human and appeal to the senses that biting insects have to rely on if they want to survive. The Mega Catch is designed to appeal to all senses more effectively without costing you a lot of money. It is the only trap available that uses a light system that flashes in both a visible and invisible spectrum, a feature which has proven it can be effective at drawing in a variety of bugs.
The only true drawback to this type of trap is that propane is able to draw mosquitoes and other insects from slightly further away. Whereas a propane trap can keep an area that is approximately 1 acre, bug-free, the Mega-Catch that does not use propane, will attract bugs in a smaller 3/4 acre or so.
To give you a better understanding of how the Mega Catch measures up against other mosquito traps available, you should take a look at the traps below. The Mega Catch reviews below are very popular choices for people who want to give them a try.
This mosquito trap uses 12V power and comes with a Universal Voltage Detection to make it usable anywhere in the world. It is eco-friendly and energy efficient, simple to operate, and requires no assembly. It can cover an area that is up to 3/4 acre. This trap can be used with a wet bait or a dry net. The wet bait is a bowl of sugary water. It is recommended that you try both to see which is most effective in your yard. To increase the mosquito catch rate, you should allow several weeks for it to truly make a difference, according to most Mega Catch mosquito trap reviews. You should also make sure you eliminate standing water and other attractants within your yard. More On Mega Catch Pro⇒
This is the most popular Mega-Catch machine. The reviews for it show that it is an effective way to rid your yard of mosquitos. Owners rave about how affordable parts are for it, if you do have to replace parts and they state that it will eliminate many mosquitoes within a summer. The thing is, you must be patient. You will not see an immediate decrease in mosquitoes. More On Mega Catch Pro ULTRA⇒
This version has an improved heat profile and UV LED lights to increase and speed up the catch rate for mosquitoes in your yard. It is designed to work effectively in small yards and can only attract mosquitoes that are 90ft away. It can be used indoors or outdoors. Positive results can be seen quickly, but total control of the mosquito population could take 6-8 weeks. More On Mega Catch Alpha⇒
Each year people all across the world take on a battle against nature and the bugs that come out when spring starts warming up temperatures. It is a battle that many have fought and failed at, but then there are a few who make the wise choice and purchase a machine that mimics a human being and then traps mosquitoes as well as other flying, biting, annoying, insects. Of the two major name brands is the Blue Rhino and it promises to beat the competition hands down. Does it measure up? Read our review of the Blue Rhino SkeeterVac to find out.
The SkeeterVac Blue Rhino promises 1+ acres of mosquito coverage with each of the mosquito vacuums. This means that it can eliminate mosquitoes as well as other insects, regardless of where it is located in your yard. All you have to do is turn the FineTune dial that is on it based on the type of insects that are most bothersome in your yard.
It has an easy to use electronic ignition that sparks the propane tank and allows it to emit CO2. The CO2 rating for this Mosquito Eliminator is 35,000 ccs/hour.
It is simple to assemble when you first get it out of the box. No tools are required. The fully assembled machine measures 24.5 x 15 x 19in. It weighs 21 pounds so it is easy to move around the yard, especially if you move it using the two wheels that are also included.
This mosquito trap is completely wire-free. It is also quiet, child safe, and odorless. As an added bonus, it comes with a 1-year limited warranty.
To get optimal results, you should place the SkeeterVac in a shady area around your home. It comes with a rain cover to protect it from the elements and from children who may be curious. Once secured in the area you want, you turn it on and the vacuum will start up. As insects are drawn to it and sucked inside, they become attached to sticky paper traps and they cannot get loose.
After approximately 4-6 weeks, you should notice that you are able to enjoy the great outdoors, even in the evening hours, without mosquitoes biting or gnats buzzing around you. You simply have to leave it on at all times and the bugs will make their way inside of the trap.
You will notice a few differences in how this machine works as compared to others. One of the biggest differences is that the SkeeterVac uses sticky tape to keep bugs inside of the machine until they are dead. Other mosquito traps use a net inside of them, that if sustains damage, will stop catching insects. If this happens, you are simply wasting propane. It also promises to eliminate bugs within a full acre or more. Most traps only claim to be at best for a 1-acre yard. With other traps, you are encouraged to change out the net and attractant every 21 days or so. With the SkeeterVac, some people state that the sticky tape will work to catch bugs for about 8 weeks and the attractant will last around 5-6 weeks. As far as propane usage, all types of mosquito traps last about the same length of time. This trap is also unique because of the fact that it has a light on it to further encourage pesky insects to come close enough so that the fan can pull them inside.
When asked whether the Blue Rhino mosquito trap is more effective or less than the Mosquito Magnet, the opinions of those who have tried both, vary. According to several who have left a SkeeterVac Review, the fan does not always work properly and gauges would be an improvement. To deal with fan issues, most of the time it simply needs cleaning. Many say that it is better than the Mosquito Magnet. However, it is a little more expensive to run than the Mosquito Magnet and does require you to clean the fan, propane regulator, and other parts if you want to keep it working properly.
Summer is the time to enjoy the great outdoors and do activities like swimming, barbeques, and gardening. The downside is, mosquitos and other insects also enjoy the warmer weather months, which means most people end up sitting indoors rather than going out to enjoy all they dreamed of doing. The Mosquito Magnet promises to change the way you enjoy summer by eliminating mosquitoes in your yard and their newest model makes that even more likely. Are you ready to take back your summer fun?
Mosquitoes are drawn to humans because we emit carbon dioxide, heat, and moisture, all of which a mosquito loves. The Mosquito Magnet uses that knowledge and has found a way to design their catalytic converter so that it is able to mimic a person breathing. This means that the mosquitoes in your yard will be drawn to it rather than you. Especially if you follow the directions and set it up away from your home and closer to their breeding grounds.
The Executive makes use of Smart Technology. This means that it has a user-friendly digital display that will allow you to set the machine up in one of 5 ways. You can use 4 different fuel saving modes so that your propane will last you longer and you can also set it up so that it turns on and off by itself based on the temperature outside.
The Executive is self-contained, uses a larger net, and provides unblocked airflow so that you no longer have to worry about whether the device is working as well as you want it to. The net is easy to change out, it is cordless, thanks to a reusable, rechargeable battery, and it protects areas that are up to 1 acre in size.
The Executive is Mosquitos Magnet’s top of the line mosquito trap. This means that it is pricier than all the rest. The Executive has a better overall rating than past mosquito traps from Mosquito Magnet. It is proven that it will catch almost any type of bug that flies and bites. This includes black flies, no-see-ums, and midges as well as mosquitoes.
One of the biggest things that sets this propane bug killer apart from others is the rechargeable battery which allows for its wireless ability, but more cost effective than those that use disposable batteries. The fact that it is designed to save propane is also a feature that many people will love. Both of these features show that even though you may spend a little more to purchase this mosquito trap, you will still save money in the long run.
The Blue Rhino is another type of device that promises to eliminate mosquitoes before they can attack your family. Some people do prefer the Skeeter Vac to the Mosquito Magnet brand, but there are many Mosquito Magnet reviews that state that the Executive is a better machine. This is because most Skeeter Vacs are not as powerful as they claim to be. A device that says it will work to cover up to an acre requires more than one machine for an acre. Those who have the Executive, state that it is an effective way to eliminate mosquitoes. For most people, that should be proof enough that the Executive works better than the Skeeter Vac. More On Mosquito Magnet Executive⇒
The Independence Mosquito Magnet is completely cordless so that you can put it where you need it to be without worry about whether you have an outlet nearby. Instead of using a power cord, it runs off of 4 size C batteries. The first four are included with your purchase. The fact it is battery powered also ensures that it operates quietly so that you can still enjoy being outside while it is protecting you from mosquitos.
This machine is created to attract mosquitoes. It has a patented catalytic converter that converts propane into carbon dioxide (CO2). It takes it a step further by imitating a human being’s body heat and moisture. The fact that it is dual-tone in color also will attract more mosquitoes because they will feel that you are the machine.
The Independence is odorless, even though it uses propane and either Octenol or LUREX3, depending on whether you are fighting bugs in the northern states or lower ones. It is guaranteed to be effective in all weather conditions and it is built to last through many seasons with its heavy duty construction. It has a reinforced base that gives it the durability that most people would want from their investment.
One machine can cover and protect up to one acre of land as long as you use an attractant that is designed to work in your area and you change the net every 21 days. However, you may want to change it more often if you live in an area that has more mosquitoes because you have a lot of space for them to breed.
When asked about the Mosquito magnet, there are a lot of features people enjoy. One of the most popular feature Mosquito Magnet Independence MM3200 Price. It is perhaps an investment, but if you look at how much you would spend on mosquito sprays and how much time you spend indoors to stay away from mosquitoes, it could pay for itself quickly. People also enjoy that it draws midges, no-see-ums, black flies, and a variety of other flying insects that bite during the spring and summer seasons. Even though this machine is battery powered, many people enjoy it because the batteries last for months of continuous use.
If you are curious about the difference between models, you should know that there are quite a few differences. When comparing the Independence with the Executive, you will first notice the price. The Executive costs significantly more. However, it does have a larger net and uses a Smart Fuel technology that saves you money on propane. It also has a rechargeable battery instead of using 4 C cell batteries. The Liberty is powered by low voltage a/c power and the propane. It is cheaper than the other two models, but it is difficult to find a Liberty for sale.
The biggest difference between the Mosquito Magnet Independence and the Skeeter Vac is that the Skeeter Vac is a larger unit. This does not mean it is more effective. However, it does have a motion lighting feature that may increase your success rate. It is cord free and effective after approximately a month to a month and a half. In general, according to the Mosquito Magnet Independence Review, you can see a drastic decrease in mosquitos within a week of first turning it on. Therefore, if you want to eliminate mosquitos quickly, you may want to choose the Independence. More On Mosquito Magnet Independence
If you want effective control at an affordable price, you are not alone. That is why Mosquito Magnet provides a budget friendly option, but the question most people want to be answered is whether saving money will be effective when it comes to eliminating mosquitos. To answer this question, you should read our review of the Mosquito Magnet Patriot.
One of the most impressive features for the Patriot is the available Mosquito Magnet Discount that allows you to have a quality mosquito trap at an affordable price. However, a lower price doesn’t mean less quality. This trap is still covered by the one-year warranty that other Mosquito Magnets offer.
The Patriot Mosquito Magnet emits CO2, heat, and moisture just like many other propane mosquito traps. The included net catches bugs, so that you never have to touch them or feel their painful, itchy bites again. It has a power supply cord to give it power, requires a propane tank, and has proven it is capable of handling mosquitos as well as other insects.
The Patriot Plus is an upgraded version of the Patriot. It has a longer power cord for more versatility and a 3x larger bug net bag to ensure that it can catch all flying insects before they have a chance to bite you. The Patriot plus is available for purchase based on where you live, varying attractants for higher success rating.
If you are looking for effectiveness, the MM4100 Review will show that the Patriot Plus is very effective and it is able to last for many seasons as long as you put a little effort into caring for it. The same can be said for the older style, Patriot.
In comparison to other Mosquito Magnets, this is the basic model trap. Others may have features that this one does not. However, they are all going to work the same, just varying size of coverage. They each use an attractant to draw in more mosquitoes and they all have to be refilled at approximately the same time. The biggest reason people choose other options is because they are wireless. Many of them are battery operated so that you do not have to have a power cord running out to the mosquito trap from your home. They all have the same warranty except for the Commander, which provides you with a two-year warranty.
A lot of people want to know about how Mosquito Magnets compare to Blue Rhino’s SkeeterVac. One huge difference is that the SkeeterVac is able to treat land that is 1 acre or more. All that you will find on a Mosquito Magnet Patriot Review is that they are able to protect land up to an acre. This means that you may have to have more than one Patriot if you have an area that is larger than an acre.
The SkeeterVac uses attractants that are designed to draw them to it. The same is true for the Mosquito Magnet brand of traps. However, there are many people who say that the SkeeterVac uses more money to keep it going. The attractant costs more and it is a more expensive machine.
Take into consideration the area it covers, the amount it will cost to purchase and supply it, as well as the overall reviews from other homeowners who are tired of dealing with mosquitos and other insects.