10 Ingenious DIY Mosquito and Fly Traps

7. Natural Mosquito Repellent

This design is probably the simplest Mosquito Repellent ever. To make your own, all you need are some limes and a handful of whole cloves. You cut the lime in half, insert the whole cloves, and place around your patio or garden.

Natural Mosquito Repellant

Link: Homemade Mosquito Traps & Repellents


8. Ziploc Bag Fly Repellent

This design just requires a Ziploc bag half full of water, and a couple of pennies. Hang it near an area that you want to be free of flies, and they will stay back.

Catch MosquitoesLink: Catch Flies with a Ziplock Bag


9. Fan and Screen Mosquito Trap

To build this design, you will need a box fan, magnets, and a screen. You will need to make a spray bait that will attract the mosquitos, and the fan will take care of the rest.

How to Kill Mosquitoes

Link: How to Kill Mosquitoes


10. Cone Trap Design

This design in a heavy duty Fly Trap, and is great for areas that have larger then normal fly populations. A wooden frame holds a mesh cone in place over a pan of bait to capture and collect flies, making this model more complex than the others, but able to handle a much larger amount of flies.

Cone TrapLink: http://schoolipm.ifas.ufl.edu/newtp14.htm


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