Since posting the original version of this article, I’ve discovered two must-have tools for the mosquito-fighting arsenal Around My Home.
The first is the lantern you see on the left. It emits odorless butane to repel mosquitoes in an area of ~200 square feet and has the added feature of an actual light for night-time use.
I purchased several of these lanterns at The Home Depot and they are perfect for outdoor gatherings – one on each table and you have both function and decoration!
The second item is the Alba Lavender Sunscreen on the far right. I’ve tried other brands and scents, but this one really seems to repel mosquitoes effectively for me. I apply the emollient lotion to exposed areas of skin before venturing outside and am usually able to survive dusk without a bite.
The information contained in the original article is all still relevant, so I’ve pasted it in its entirety below.
Hopefully this quick post will…
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