10 Ingenious DIY Mosquito and Fly Traps
7. Natural Mosquito Repellent
This design is probably the simplest Mosquito Repellent ever. To make your own, all you need are some limes and a handful of whole cloves. You cut the lime in half, insert the whole cloves, and place around your patio or garden.
8. Ziploc Bag Fly Repellent
This design just requires a Ziploc bag half full of water, and a couple of pennies. Hang it near an area that you want to be free of flies, and they will stay back.
9. Fan and Screen Mosquito Trap
To build this design, you will need a box fan, magnets, and a screen. You will need to make a spray bait that will attract the mosquitos, and the fan will take care of the rest.
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10. Cone Trap Design
This design in a heavy duty Fly Trap, and is great for areas that have larger then normal fly populations. A wooden frame holds a mesh cone in place over a pan of bait to capture and collect flies, making this model more complex than the others, but able to handle a much larger amount of flies.