Best Mosquito Killer in 2018

With the increasing transmitted diseases caused by mosquito, there’s a need for everyone to equip their household with at least one mosquito killer. After much request, we have put together a list of the best mosquito killer on the market.

Quick Note: The use of mosquito killers is a short term solution (quick fix), to really get rid of your mosquito problem, keeping the place dry and cool as well as with the help of mosquito repellent is the way to go in preventing mosquito invasion.

There are several types of mosquito killers – Electric zapper (swing or uses light source as an attractant), Spray, Trap and Fogger. Based on individual’s situation and the environment of which you will apply these, some options are preferred over others.

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Diser Electronic Mosquito Killer Lamp Check Price
2Zap-It! Rechargeable Mosquito Racket Check Price
3Burgess 1443 Propane Insect Fogger Check Price
4Flowtron BK-40D Electronic Insect Killer Check Price
5Oliver & Kline Electronic Mosquito Killer Lamp Check Price
6LiBa Bug Zapper & Electric Indoor Insect Killer Check Price
7GLOUE Bug Zapper Electronic Insect Killer Check Price
8Hoont Powerful Electronic Indoor Bug Zapper Check Price

Here is the list of top 10 best mosquito killers we recommend:

1) Diser Electronic Mosquito Zapper Lamp

This mosquito lamp is small and very easy to carry around. Other than your house, people do use this mosquito lamp at motor homes or in a hotel as it does not take up much space.

Simply plug this mosquito killer into any standard household outlet socket, and it will kill mosquitoes, flies and other flying insects within a 180 square feet radius.

It works by using low frequency sound waves (that is inaudible to humans and pets) to attract the mosquitos and eventually killing the target with the electric wires in the machine.

Pros
  • Low cost
  • No chemicals and poisons used
  • No foul smell
  • Low cost and maintenance
  • Kills other types of small flying insects as well
Cons
  • Can only place where power pluck is
Tip: use an old dish brush to clean out the dead bugs.

>> Buy Twin Pack Here

[Judy: Due its size & design, the effective coverage is about 16 sq meters. Hence this mosquito killer is more ideal for used in a room. I place this in my son’s room whenever we head out for staycation. It doubles as a mini floor lamp thanks to the LED lights.]


2) Zap-It! Rechargeable Mosquito Racket

The Zap-It! Bug Zapper is a rechargeable mosquito racket that is lightweight which allows user to swing effortlessly. It’s charged by USB ports which connects to your computer or to any USB chargers at home.

The powerful 2000-volt grid kill targets on contact (including other flying insects like house flies and wasps).

There’s no chemicals or attractants needed and you get a great sense of satisfaction when you hear the sparks as the mosquito gets killed.

This racket comes with built-in LED light and a bright indicator light that lights up when it is on.

Pros
  • No chemicals or attractants needed
  • Kills most harmful flying insects
  • Safe to touch (three-layer mesh)
  • Convenient on/off switch (with indicator lights)
  • Lightweight plastic frame
  • Fast USB charging
Cons
  • Not efficient for mass killing
  • Need to put in the work to kill

>> Check out these great alternative:

For a more portable and extendable version of the zapper that you can bring around, check out this one:

>> Best lightweight portable zapper: Dynazap Extendable Insect Zapper


3) Burgess Propane Mosquito Fogger

The Burgess Propane (model 1443) Mosquito Fogger is considered “heavy duty” compared to other house-use mosquito killer and is also used by professionals. It is portable and propane-powered, hence no electricity or pump is required.

This mosquito fogger is designed for outdoor use, hence is ideal for users who enjoys spending time outside (i.e with your kids, family-time or gathering). Where electrical zappers or simply applying mosquito repellent alone won’t be sufficient.

At full capacity, the fogger can cover up to 5000 square feet of yard in 10 minutes (1 quart of insecticide can treat up to 1/2 acre).

Pros
  • Easy to use
  • Effective for up to six hrs
  • Portable propane-powered fogger
  • Works with most insecticides
  • Produces a thick fog fast
  • Covers up to 5000 square feet
  • Also kills most winged and biting insects
Cons
  • Kills indiscriminately
  • Propane tanks sold separately

[Judy: My cousin always make it a point to apply the fogger 30 mins to 1 hour before his backyard barbecues.]

Note: Always wear protective gear and a good mask when operating a fogger. Also, wait at least 5 to 10 minutes before entering treated area (to allow fog to clear out).

>> Recommended Insecticides:
Black Flag 190255 Fogging Insecticide
Repel 190392 Fogging Insecticide

>> Buy Propane here: Bernzomatic Fuel Cylinder

>> Also check out this round-out of all the best mozzie foggers


4) Flowtron BK-40D Electronic Insect Killer

This mosquito killer comes with an advanced electronic insect control along with non clogging killing grid. It is operated by a 40 watts bulb and has a 1 acre killing radius.

It works both inside the house and outdoor in the yard (it’s weather-proof). It’s also ideal for places with other flying insects you wish to get rid.

Pros
  • Decorative look (Traditional lantern style)
  • Patented non clogging killing grid
  • Weatherproof
  • Easy bulb replacement
Tips: Clean product using an electronics duster Instead of having to wipe it directly or take it apart.
Note: For best results, get rid of any moving objects (i.e. a fan) around the electronic mosquito killer

>> Also comes in various models with different coverage

>> Attractant Cartridge: Flowtron MA-1000-6


5) Oliver & Kline Electronic Mosquito Killer Lamp

One of the biggest selling point of this mosquito killer is its ability to release 365NM to 395NM varied light wave which lures the mosquitoes in (this doubles the killing effect as compared to other zapper).

It is ideal for indoor & outdoor use and can cover up to 1076 square feet. Ease of cleaning of fan blade due to it’s detachable anti-escape casing.

The Oliver & Kline Electronic Mosquito Killer Lamp also features powerful (and whisper quiet) huge built-in fan that effectively sucks mozzies flying at close proximity due to the strong vortex air it generates.

This mosquito killer uses a multi-band intelligent switch technology that supports “Mute Mode” and “Strong Mode”. Mute mode will be ideal when you are going to sleep while strong mode can be activated during the day when you wish to bump up the killing power.

Powered by USB with DC 5V safe voltage, charging can be done with either a power point, a power bank, laptop or computer (any device with a USB port).

Tips for best results:

  • Keep door and windows closed
  • Place the mosquito killer at least 0.5 metres above the ground level
  • Keep the device away from competing light sources
  • Keep it on for 48 hours when used the first time
  • Switch it on 2-3 hours before going to sleep (turn off all lights in the room)
  • Maintain regular cleaning
Pros
  • Modern design
  • Easy USB charging (no wires)
  • Easy to clean
Cons
  • No other options to charge except USB
Note: This product seems to be a Private-label good. We suggest buying from a supplier with positive reviews (Oliver & Kline is a good one).

>> This item is also featured in our best mosquito trap post 


6) Aspectek Electric Indoor Flying Pests Killer Zapper

The Aspectek bug zapper is designed for indoor use in home, workplace, hospitals, commercial spaces such as restaurant kitchens, warehouses and retail stores.

It produces a 365 nm wavelength where flying pests like flies and mosquitoes couldn’t resist but approach the light and get zapped. [Side note: It’s scientifically proven to attract flying pests as the wavelength falls within their natural viewing height.]

LiBa takes pride in it’s powerful 2800V bulbs of this mosquito killer, which is one of the strongest pest zapper on the market.

LiBa also offers a 100% money-back guarantee for a 36-Month period.

Pros
  • Strong attraction bulbs (2800V)
  • Cage wiring to avoid accidental contact with human or pets
  • Easy to clean (with removable collection tray)
  • Comes with 2 x free replacement bulbs
  • Comes with wire chain for hanging
Cons
  • Can be quite loud

7) GLOUE Electronic Mozzie Killer Zapper

The Gloue Electric Zapper is low cost and low maintenance mosquito killer designed for indoor use at night.

It is made of a fire resistant material and has hanging rings that gives the option to hang on walls or stands to kill the flying bugs as well as light the place at night.

Thanks to its size, this zapper is perfect for small spaces areas where pesticides can’t be sprayed (i.e. kitchens and medical storage room).

Pros
  • Very small and compact (3.7 x 2.55 x 2.36 inches)
  • Easy to clean (simply unscrew the bottom)
  • Offers refund guarantee
  • Safe and environmentally friendly
  • No chemicals and foul smell
Cons
  • Covers 16 square meters only (due to it’s size)
  • Doesn’t work as well under bright environment
  • Makes small noise

8) Hoont Powerful Electronic Indoor Bug Zapper

The Hoont Electronic Mosquito Zapper comes with a powerful 20-watt system that uses two 10-watt UV bulbs as attractants. It is designed to disperse light in all directions, hence offering a 360-degree coverage of areas up to 6000 feet.

It has a long 4-foot power cord that eases its installation indoors and outdoors. It also comes with a detachable chain for mounting use, which can help keep it out of reach from kids and pets.

Dead mosquitoes are collected in a collection tray for easy disposal.

Pros
  • Two 10-volt UV bulbs
  • Covers up to 6,000 feet
  • Detachable hanging chain
  • Long 4-foot power cord
  • Chemical and odor-free
  • Easy maintenance

Conclusion

So there you have it, our selection of the best mosquito killers in the market today. Do bear in mind that these products are not in any particular order. You should pick something suitable based on your budget and situation of use.

Most importantly is to not fall victim to analysis paralysis where you simply not buy anything as you can’t figure which one is the ‘best’.

Go through our list, read the reviews by other users, weigh the pros and cons and finally decide which item best suit your budget and go for it!


Feel free to leave a comment if you think there’s an awesome mosquito killer product you’ve tried that we missed out.

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