Do ultrasonic mosquito repellers work?
Ultrasonic Repellers No, ultrasonic mosquito repellers do not work. Extensive tests have been run on them. The facts is, mosquitoes don't even have ears. ... i agree they dont work but mosquitoes can defenetly hear. they dont have ears as such but they have complex hearing organs.
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Citronella, cedar, verbena, geranium, lavender, pine, cinnamon,rosemary, basil, thyme, allspice, and peppermint all claim to keepmosquitoes at bay. But the only proven method is DEET.
It depends on what kind you get. Invest more and get more in return. Research the reveiws on the product first. Ive got one, and its a 2 story house, and it works like a charm. Theres no more mice in my house, and it got rid of all the insects inside my house too. what is the brand name?
ANSWER: . It works on two levels. The first being it masks the carbon dioxide that is emitted from your skin that the mosquitos are attracted to in the first place. The second, is that there is a chemical called deet in most repellants that is an irritant when the mosquito lands on your skin for …a taste. (MORE)
The most effective ingredient in mosquito repellent is DEET, this is often combined with other ingredients such as essential oils. DEET free repellents are available, one of the most popular being citronella oil.
Catmint,Marigolds,Rosemary and hybrid citronella plants. If you have a koi pond or another large amount of standing water near your house I highly recommend that you introduce mosquitoe fish, because their diet consists mainly of mosquitoe larvae.
Its a combination of camoflaging the smell of your sweat, which they are attracted to, and giving of a different odor they are not attracted to and rather dislike
It has not been proven that Lysol will repel mosquitoes. You alsodo not want to spray Lysol on your skin.
Unfortunately there are no scientific studies to confirm or disprove these anecdotal claims, though laboratory tests have shown that standard chemical-based mosquito repellents are generally more effective and longer-lasting than botanical-based alternatives (and Listerine Antiseptic mouthwash would… have to be counted among the latter).. The primary active ingredient in Listerine is eucalyptol, a derivative of eucalyptus oil, which in turn is commonly used in botanical repellents. According to various clinical studies it actually does repel mosquitoes. However, the eucalyptus-based compounds tested in these studies contained much higher concentrations of the essential oil than that found in Listerine Antiseptic -- 40% to 75% concentrations as opposed to Listerine's .092% -- and were applied topically, not simply sprayed in the air or on surrounding objects. Given Listerine's extremely low eucalyptol content, it's doubtful the product would function very effectively as a repellent -- not for long, at any rate -- even if applied directly to the skin.. The claim that Listerine sprayed around door and window frames actually killed mosquitoes is even more dubious. Listerine consists mostly of water and alcohol, which means it would evaporate quickly whenever and wherever it is sprayed. I have no doubt that drenching mosquitoes with the stuff would kill a significant number of them, but there is little reason to suppose that spraying it on hard surfaces would have any lingering effect. (MORE)
One of the best products to keep away mosquitoes is cedar oil. Cedar oil is the best mosquito repellent.
nothing repels mosquitos, they are evolved to the point to attack all warm blooded creatures, us included. they are awful. if you could come up with a real compound to repel these pests, you'd win the Nobel Prize, and likely become as rich as Bill Gates to boot.
Lemon Joy dish detergent will kill the mosquitos. The mosquitoesdrink it and die. Put some in a few shallow plates and leave aroundthe area.
The citronella products work pretty well. There are also multiple products for the body. They respond well to light traps also.
it depends on the frecuency, so... the answer is "yes" if you buy a bees repellent (but dont expect any effects overthe mosquitoes) and vice versa
hello.. . i am naresh kumar from india..my problem is that i want a mosquito repeller circuit that really works..i am an electronics person but i have tried all the circuits in google, but none ofthem are able to repel the mosquitos... can i get a perfect circuit that works/repels the mosquitos? a…lso all the circuits mention that the circuits oscillate at 10khz..but the female mosquitos actually are repelled by freq above 30khz..which is ultrasonic and we dont hear the sound..all the circuits in the net are audible indicating that they are between 30 to 30000 cycles whcih is audible ...why are these circuits presented in net when they dont work?. pls clarify and reply... regards. naresh (MORE)
I never heard of any proven fact that ultrasonic sound as an insect repellent. Actually, when I played a frequency that they said 'repell mosquitoes' the mosquitoes went even close! I think maybe, because male mosquitoes have antennae that detects the female sound, they say.....
In my experience they absolutely do work. I moved into my current apartment 3 1/2 years ago. After moving in and inspecting it closer there were clear signs there had been a roach infestation before i had moved in (lots of roach poop in between cracks in the kitchen, between the walls and cupboards)… I hoped that it had been taken care of after the previous tenants moved out but sure enough when the first summer rolled around i was overrun by roaches! I tried everything i could think of for over two years, all the bombs, powders and sprays that i could get my hands on. Honestly it was only out of desperation that i tried the ultrasonic bug repeller, it was really a last ditch effort. I had decided if these didn't work i would have to move out. But within a couple days i noticed no visible roaches. I could walk into the kitchen at night, turn on the light and not see a bug scampering across the floor. I've had them for about 1 1/2 years and they have kept the bugs at bay. In that time i have seen less than 10 roaches. I use two now, one in the kitchen and one in the bathroom. I'm going to invest in a couple more this summer to hopefully bring the number of roach sightings down to zero for good. And all of them will have cost me about $50. So i would definitely suggest trying them. (MORE)
There is no evidence that ginger specifically will repelmosquitoes. However, ginger is said to repel some insects in thewild.
An insect repellent may be useful i this situation. I suggest either: . AeroGuard . Oust . Carvacrol Or other well known brands.
I can't say for sure. But there are various well-establishedcompanies vying for the top spot. Here are some that I know: Riddex - You've seen this on TV. Mostly smallrepellers for office and home use. Targets lots of pests. Pest Offense - Quite well-known. Mostly smallrepellers for office and ho…me use. Targets lots of pests. Victor - Focuses on outdoor ultrasonic repellersor repellers suitable for large areas. Specializes on mice. Iprefer this repeller. Bird-X - Outdoor ultrasonic repellers too butspecializes on birds, raccoons, squirrels, etc. Black & Decker - Mostly repellers for largerooms. Targets various pests. (MORE)
Citronella Oil . Lemon Eucalyptus Oil . Cinnamon Oil . Castor Oil . Rosemary Oil . Lemongrass Oil . Cedar Oil . Peppermint Oil . Clove Oil . Geranium Oil . Possibly Oils from Verbena, Pennyroyal, Lavender, Pine, Cajeput, Basil, Thyme, Allspice, Soybean, and Garlic
Ornamental ponds tend to become mosquito breeding grounds. You can keep the mosquito larvae population under control by stocking the pond with bright, exotic fish or with less exotic small native fish which are not as susceptible to bird predation. Another option would be adding a pump to agitate th…e water - mosquitoes will not breed in moving water. (MORE)
Wax myrtles will repel mosquitoes, and rubbing the crushed waxmyrtle leaves on your skin will repel the mosquitoes. Wax myrtlesare quick-growing, aromatic, bird-friendly, and make a good plantscreen.
Studies have proven that ultrasonic sound does not reverberate.This means that once the ultrasonic sound hits a surface, itdisappears. Any animal that is living in any kind of crevice, suchas a bat, they won't even hear the sound at all. . ADDED. That's not correct: you have misunderstood "the stud…ies"and the basics of sound. Ultrasound will not normally give rise toreverberation because as its frequency rises its absorption lossesthrough the air rise, on top of the attenuation by distance. Somesurfaces will absorb sound, but generally ultrasound is easilyreflected from any suitable surface, and the bat will hear a soundwithin its own hearing frequency-range. This is how bats navigateand hunt! (MORE)
Probably Deet, which is most common, but if you don't have product you can access labels for any chemical on the internet & look at ingredients.
Causes irritation. Uses sound waves to create a hostile environment, but any results will only be short term.
An ultrasonic wave is a sound wave vibrating at a frequency beyond the human hearing. The wave is emited from a devise (or an organ in the case of animals such as bats). The wave then hits an object and reflects of it (an echo). The devise (or another organ in the bat) will detect the reflect wave a…nd measure its direction and the time it took to be reflected and the devise would use that information to produce an image. It works pretty much like our ability to see. Light hits objects and is reflected off them and hits our eyes. An ultrasonic devise "sees with sound" waves instead of light waves. During pregnancy, a devise omits an ultrasonic wave (you can't hear it!) The wave will hit many things in the stomach but the devise is programmed so that it only measures a specific distance (or time) which is to the fetus. The sound waves hit the fetus and bounce back. hope this helps (MORE)
No, mosquito repellents do not repel. They instead block the mosquito's sensors so they are not aware that you are there, the repellent basically hides you from the insect.
They have all done poorly in long term testing. I am surprised they are still for sale. many found out the hard way. Sorry, but I would n't recommend getting any of these types of pest repellants.
A non chemical way of of repelling mosquitoes is break camphor to the size half a shirt button and place them in a small plate/bowl of water. Note that the camphor should not be completely submerged in the water
Actually, eucalyptus has already been proven to be an effective mosquito repellent. It's actually all over the net and easy to search for.
of course,, eat the peel of lanzones and i promise you that no mosquito will bite you..
Yes they do - I have one myself. I'll tell you how they work. Mice, insects and other critters haveextremely sensitive hearing and can hear sounds beyond 20,000Hertz. Ultrasonic Pest Repellers exploit this biologicalcharacteristic and use this against the pests. This drives thepests crazy and they …leave your home, or whatever place you wantthem to leave. (MORE)
They hear 125-2k Hz. In comparison- a human hears 64-23,000 Hz, so it shouldn't. Before you buy one though, they have been tested by experts and don't appear to have long term benefits for any pest type(s).
The scent of the citronella can repel mosquitoes, depending onconcentration. The oil can also be used to smother larvae and eggs.
The oils in cedar wood are said to be a natural repellent, so yes until it dries out or weathers, if it is painted, you negate that benefit. You need a longer lasting solution to help control them out of doors.
During a recent holiday in Portugal we discovered that a product called Tiger Balm (used for warming strained muscles) is a very effective mosquito repellent. We used the white version of the product which is the milder one. The active ingredients are a mixture of camphor and eucalyptus I believe.
No, not all repellents kill mosquitoes, but if you need a repellent I say use Rade.
not really, mosquito repellent is made with deet, which just iritates them, its like if I covered you in something spicy or slightly acidic
The first reported use of insect repellent can be recorded back to 425 B.C. Herodtus observed an Egyptian fisherman using oil extracted from the castor-oil .
No, baby oil is not going to work as a mosquito repellent. This isbecause baby oil contains a great scent. Mosquitoes are naturallyattracted to sweet scents. You will end up attracting moremosquitoes if you use baby oil.
One conclusion of the herbal mosquito repellent is that naturalingredients work as well as chemicals. Natural and herbalrepellents are safer for human use than chemicals.
Anything with: . Citronella Oil . Lemon Eucalyptus Oil . Cinnamon Oil . Castor Oil . Rosemary Oil . Lemongrass Oil . Cedar Oil
Most mosquito repellents will not work on bees. In fact, there arecertain fragrances in some mosquito repellents that will actuallyattract bees.
it has some kind of reppellent of smell or somthing that make mosquitoes want to stay away.
Onions have chemicals that act as natural mosquito repellents. Thisliquid can be extracted from the onion into a liquid mosquitorepellent
They come in several types. Some repel pest insects, spiders, and rodents by ultrasonic, or very high pitched, sound
Of course, cow manure contains phosporensce which emulsify and coagulate amongst the masses. After a few days of curing, the cow manure should be bathed in a salt solution, and then that mixture put into a spray bottle. Then one can spray it on one's ankles and this will keep the mosquitoes away. It…'s advised to only spray it on your ankles or below. (MORE)
Ultrasonic frequency has been shown to be effective for repellingfemale mosquitoes. It reportedly works within one meter of theinsects.
A good place to start would be any large home improvement site such as The Home Depot or Lowe's. They will carry a large number of items for yard maintenance and care, as well as pesticides and all natural repellants.
Even though it's very hard to believe, yes trampolines do technically repel Mosquitos. Most trampolines are made out of a material called taut. Taut is a bouncy material (solid) but is also commonly used as a liquid. In mosquito repellant spray, their have been found traces of taut. So yes, trampoli…nes do repel Mosquitos! (MORE)