As spring turns to summer, mosquitos make their return and start feasting on anyone and everyone. This makes sitting outside and trying to enjoy the warm weather nearly impossible without dousing yourself in bug repellant or being tormented by itchy bites for the next few days.

There are all sorts of ways to get rid of the pesky blood suckers, but some ways work better than others. You can try bug zappers, citronella candles, essential oils, screens or even ultrasonic repellents. One of the easiest and most satisfying methods is traps. Not only do you know those suckers are dying in the traps, but you can also see how many mosquitoes you’ve caught and stopped from making a meal out of you and your family.

A certain type of trap recently went viral on TikTok for how effective it supposedly is. The Mosquito Magnet is a device that uses propane to emit CO2 that will allegedly attract, trap and kill all the mosquitos in your yard within 7 to 10 days. Based on the videos you can find online, it seems to do just that.

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People are sharing their experiences with the Mosquito Magnet, including the thousands of little bloodsuckers they’ve trapped within days of using the product. Based on these videos, it seems like a no-brainer to buy this trap...until you look at the price tag.

Selling for over $430, some people might say it just isn’t worth it. However, if you think of it as an investment, it might be. Most other traps or repellants aren’t reusable, so you'll have to repurchase them every season. With the Mosquito Magnet, the device is reusable season after season, you just need to refill the propane tank when it runs out.

When it comes to saving yourself from a very itchy summer, it might be something you want to look into. If you can't afford the Mosquito Magnet, there are plenty of other options to look into for keeping those mosquitos at bay.

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