More effective than a bug zapper, this contraption traps and kills thousands of mosquitoes a night.

It is super simple to build and only requires a few supplies. Basically, a screen is attached to the back of a fan with magnets. As the fan takes air in, it will also collect mosquitoes on the screen. The pull of the fan will make it impossible for the pests to fly away.

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In the morning, simply spray diluted rubbing alcohol all over the screen to kill the bugs. When the screen is full, just remove the magnets and clean the screen. Such a simple way to get rid of mosquitoes without any pesticides.

In addition to killing the bugs trapped on the fan, it will interrupt the mating cycle, preventing future mosquitoes.

Jessie Taylor is a freelance writer and crafter who is currently traveling the U.S. in search of her ideal place to live and the perfect cup of coffee. Follow her adventures on Instagram and Twitter.
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