Mosquitoes not only swarm around you, but they also carry various diseases and sicknesses. Since they tend to come out during the summer months, it can be a great investment to get a machine that takes care of these pests. Not only are mosquitoes incredibly annoying, but they’re also possibly the only pest whose complete eradication would have no adverse effect on the environment. Chances are it actually would be an improvement!
In this article, you will find more about our top five best mosquito killer machine products plus a short review and a list of pros and cons for each product. In addition to the reviews, we have included a comparison chart of the top five products in order to help you make that final purchase decision.
5 of the Best Mosquito Killer Machines – Editor’s Pick
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Zap-It! Mini Bug Zapper
Black and yellow
4.2 of 5 stars
Enkeeo Mosquito Killer Camping Lantern
4.2 of 5 stars
Micnaron Electric Bug Zapper
4.3 of 5 stars
Burgess Propane Insect Fogger
Yellow and black
3 of 5 stars
Flowtron Electronic Insect Killer
3.9 of 5 stars
|Product Name||Power||Type||Color||Editor’s Rating|
|Zap-It! Mini Bug Zapper||Battery operated||Handheld||Black and yellow||4.2 of 5 stars|
|Enkeeo Mosquito Killer Camping Lantern||Battery operated||Hanging||Green||4.2 of 5 stars|
|Micnaron Electric Bug Zapper||Electric||Free standing||White||4.3 of 5 stars|
|Burgess Propane Insect Fogger||Gas||Fogger||Yellow and black||3 of 5 stars|
|Flowtron Electronic Insect Killer||Battery operated||Hanging||Blue||3.9 of 5 stars|
5. Flowtron Electronic Insect Killer
Ideal for: outdoor use, camps, etc
This electronic bug zapper is amazing in that it covers up to an entire acre of land in radius while using a 40-watt bulb. There is even a no clogging grid on the machine for killing multiple bugs including, of course, mosquitos. The zapper can be left permanently on. Since this product covers so much surface area, it is for outdoor use only.
- USDA tested attractant included
- Easy to replace bulbs
- Comes fully assembled
- Effectively attracts and kills bugs
- Mounting hardware not included
- Not intended for use on a deck or other flammable surfaces
4. Burgess Propane Insect Fogger
Ideal for: outdoor use
This is a different type of mosquito killer. It works through a fog that disperses in less than five minutes to kill mosquitoes. In fact, this is one of the best mosquito killer machine products that works like a professional insect killer. It effectively treats around 5,000 square feet of yard, and anyone can enter the yard after the fog is completely dispersed. It is propane powered to give you the best dispersion possible.
- Easy to use
- Great price point
- Fogger effectively kills bugs
- Instructions are easy to use
- Propane powered
- Fogging insecticide not included
- Reservoir jars included are too large for small yards
3. Micnaron Electric Bug Zapper
Ideal for: indoors and outdoors
This is one of the best mosquito killer machines since it covers a large area (about 6,000 square feet) with a strong pull toward the ultraviolet bulbs. This zapper is chemical free, which is ideal for children and pets if the zapper is used indoors. It is easy to set up and doesn’t require any maintenance.
- Easy to set up
- Bugs are collected in a removable tray
- Can be mounted
- Safe for use in a home with children and pets
- Needs dry conditions
2. Enkeeo Mosquito Killer Camping Lantern
Ideal for: outdoor use
For a safe option, this mosquito killing machine is great for camping. It is a two in one option with a lantern for lighting at night and a mosquito zapper to kill those pesky bugs that are ruining your camping trip. Just imagine hanging around the fire in your camping chairs and having to deal with mosquitoes at the same time – not ideal!
The product includes a retractable hook for hanging and a lampshade that can be removed. It uses a rechargeable battery so it can be used no matter where you are. It is even portable and lightweight, which is perfect for camping.
- 2-in-1 lantern and bug-zapper
- Compact design
- Rechargeable battery powered
- Great for camping
- Bright light and effective bug zapper
- Battery life is not as long as other models
- Cleaning the wires is difficult
1. Zap-It! Mini Bug Zapper
Ideal for: indoor and outdoor use
This bug zapper kills bugs including mosquitoes on contact. All you have to do is swing the zapper at a bug. It contains a 3,000-volt grid that works to eliminate all major annoying bugs. It is battery operated and also rechargeable. This bug zapper also includes a safety mesh on the product to protect you should you or someone else accidentally touch the zapper when the light is on. This product works for 24 hours.
- Quickly kills bugs on contact
- Easy to use
- Battery operated and rechargeable
- Includes a lifetime warranty
- Has safety mesh to reduce the risk of injury
- Smaller than other models
- Batteries often need charging
Annoying and pesky mosquitos are a summertime problem, and they also carry many diseases in that itchy bite. With the heightened number of mosquitos, it might be a good investment to get one of these best mosquito killing machines. We love the Zap-It for its versatility and for how fun it is to use. Let us know which one is your favorite!
This article was updated in December 2018 to feature info that’s more useful and a better layout. We’ve also added a link to a report on Nature.com that talks about the effect of mosquitoes on the environment. Lastly, multiple products that weren’t up to our quality standards were removed.