Mosquito Magnet® Tips

Here’s helpful advice about placing and maintaining your Mosquito Magnet® trap, using attractants to increase your catch rate, and more. Also in this section are some frequently asked questions. These keys to success will keep your mosquito control system running at peak performance 24 hours a day, seven days a week to help end mosquitoes’ control over your yard.
Trap Placement
Proper trap placement of your Mosquito Magnet® is crucial to its success. In this section you can use our Interactive Placement Assistant to help you decide where to place your trap for optimal performance. Tips for your mosquito control system are included, too.

Attractant 101

Using an attractant is critical to the performance of your Mosquito Magnet® mosquito trap. Our mosquito control systems use either Lurex3, Octenol or R-Octenol attractants. After reviewing our Q & A Facts, Specs and map, you should be able to decide which is best for your area of the country.

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Trap Maintenance

If maintained properly, the Mosquito Magnet® can run at it's best for many years. Directions for trap maintenance include trap start-up, winter storage, tank changes, maintenance schedules and general tips. Proper maintenance of our mosquito control systems will result in superior performance.

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