DIY: How To Make Homemade Mosquito Trap

DIY: Homemade Mosquito Trap

In some parts of the world, mosquitoes only turn up during the summer when the weather is warmer. But in many parts of Africa, during the summer/dry and raining season, mosquitoes are always everywhere. This may be due to the lack of proper mosquito control. Dirt and rubbish are left untreated in many slums in Africa, with little or no sewage control, poor drainage systems and no proper environmental sanitation. This blog post aims to show our readers how to make a homemade mosquito trap. And this is considered as one of the best homemade mosquito killers.

Have you noticed the Mosquitos are already out with full force? You can make a mosquito trap that really works. Below is how to make home remedy mosquito catcher help keep you and your family members or housemates from being a blood donor.

Recipe for homemade mosquito trap:

A. 1 cup (200ml) of water

B. 1/4 cup (60ml) of brown sugar

C. 1 gramme (1ml) of yeast

D. 2 litre bottle

DIY: Homemade Mosquito Trap

How to make homemade mosquito catcher:


1. First, cut the plastic bottle in half.

2. Second, put brown sugar (60ml) in hot water (200ml) and mix together. Allow cooling. When the solution is cold, put in the bottom half of the bottle.

3. Now, add the yeast (1ml). You do not need to mix. This produces carbon dioxide, which attracts mosquitoes.

4. Place the top part (that looks like a funnel) upside down, into the other (bottom) half of the bottle, then tape them together if you wish.

5. Wrap the bottle with a black material (Mosquitoes are drawn to the colour black), but do not cover the top. Now, place it somewhere away from your usual gathering area.

Note: Make sure to change the solution every 2 weeks for continuous control.

Conclusion: Mosquitoes are dangerous insects because they carry and transmit virus that gives humans Malaria. Malaria is one of the illnesses with the highest number of human casualties, especially in Africa. So, if you trap mosquitoes, you trap the disease malaria. Stay safe and healthy. 

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