In this roundup article, we’ve put together the best fly swatter and electric fly swatter to have in your arsenal against the disgusting flies problem both inside your house and outdoors.
Fly Swatters are environmentally friendly, effective and a very inexpensive method to get rid of flies. There are no chemical, pesticides or insecticides needed in the process. While they do require some effort in order to provide the kill and knock-out to the nasty and annoying buzzing flies, they are a great way to provide the instant relief when use of harmful chemicals are simply not feasible.
|1||Dirza Manual Pest Control Fly Swatter|
|2||Heavy Duty Leather Fly Swatter|
|3||Zap-it! Electric Fly Swatter Racket|
|4||Enoz Sergeant Swat Strong Flyswatter|
|5||Evriholder Swift Swat 3-in-1 Fly Swatter|
|6||BUG-A-SALT Fly Salt Gun|
Here are the advantages and disadvantages of using fly swatter:
The Dirza non-electric fly swatter features a long 18 inch body length and has a wide ‘hand’ swat area of 6” x 6” that helps increase the ‘hit rate’ per swat.
The thicker handle helps increase the speed of swatting and the 5.4” width provides more control, making each swing less flimsy.
Each purchase comes with 5 swatter in bright colors and all of which has a hanging hook design for easy storage.
[May: My nephews love to chase flies and compete with each other over who gets the most kill.]
This handmade leather fly swatter is a heavy duty fly swatter made in America by skilled leather craftsman using leather and durable ash wood as the handle.
This surdy fly swatter looks great and provides a very powerful swing that gives solid blows to the flying pests. It’s body is 18 inches long in length and the solid leather paddle spreads a wide 5 x 4 inches.
The wood handle has a leather thong that allows hanging for easy storage.
[May: this swatter makes a great gift for it’s looks, performance and price point.]
This Electric Fly Swatter Racket by Zap-it! features a 3-layer mesh design that prevent accidental shock on contact from humans or pets. Its 4k volt power provides instant kill on contact with flies and any other flying pests.
This electronic fly swatter also has a built-in a USB outlet for easy recharging.
[May: The pros of an electric swatter over a normal non-electric version is that it kills on contact, instead of simply knocking them out most of the time, or having to smash the flies against a hard surface.]
>> Great alternative: Black Flag Handheld Electric Fly Swatter
The Enoz Sergeant Swat Strong Flyswatter is an all black industrial strength fly swatter that provides a deadly punch in every swing thanks to its thick rubber flapper.
On top of flies, this swatter can even handle bigger sized flying pests like Bees, Cicada, Hornets Crickets, Yellow Jacket and Wasp.
It’s made with durable and flexible metal wire handle and its vented design allows quick and fast movement through the air which increase the hit rate.
This 3 in 1 fly swatter by Evriholder is a combination of a swatter, scooper and sweeper, providing quick and hands-free disposal process. It’s anchoring hole in the handle allows easy storage and the leaf-shaped mesh provides a maximum surface entrapment.
Not at all a swatter, but the Bug-a-salt fly gun is a product we can’t leave out. It offers an alternate (and fun) way to get rid of flies. It works by shooting regular salt at high speed to knock out the buzzing flies.
What we also like about this fly machine is that it works with any granulated salt easily found at home and does not require any batteries to work.
A fly swatter is a proactive fly killer method that provides instant relief to a tricky fly situation at hand. While it’s effective and very cost efficient, it’s a short term solution where you need to be active in the process.
What’s your thoughts on the use of fly swatter? Will you recommend it to our readers? Or what other methods have you tried that you think will better help get rid of flies? Leave a comment and let us know.