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How to make a trap for mosquitoes

By Mary Smith. Updated: January 20, 2017
How to make a trap for mosquitoes
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Mosquitoes are one of the most annoying insects in the home, as their bites affect many people causing itching, discomfort or even pain. There are a lot of products and traps on the market to try and eliminate these annoying animals, but they are not always very effective. It is also possible to ward off mosquitoes with natural products and following these OneHowTo steps, you can also learn how to make a trap for mosquitoes with things you definitely have at home.

You'll need:
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Steps to follow:
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The first thing you must do to build this mosquito trap is to cut a plastic bottle in half. Do not pull it apart.

How to make a trap for mosquitoes - Step 1
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Next, mix sugar and water at the bottom of the bottle.

How to make a trap for mosquitoes - Step 2
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Next, add pastry yeast, i.e., not powder.

How to make a trap for mosquitoes - Step 3
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The next step is to insert the top part of the bottle upside down , the neck and the thread, into the bottom part of the bottle.

How to make a trap for mosquitoes - Step 4
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Finally, cover your mosquito trap with a dark cloth.

How to make a trap for mosquitoes - Step 5
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Now you just have to wait for the mosquitoes to fall in it due to the carbon dioxide the mixture gives off and that they will be drawn to.

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