Repels up to 98% of mosquitoes. Also repels black flies and no-see-ums * Provides a 15 x 15 ft Mosquito Free Zone, the size of an average deck or patio * Dual use product: repellent and light can be used together or separately * DEET Free! EPA approved * Silent, portable, and odor free
We're very skeptical of these type of products, but bought one anyway last year to try an enjoy a deck we had newly painted deck without showering ourselves in bug spray. Since then, we've used this on our deck, on camping trips, and just yesterday at an outdoor party. You can tell how well it works as soon as you turn it off - all the bugs come back. We've had great luck with our lantern and will be ordering another refill package for this summer.I'm not sure why it didn't work for a previous reviewer. ..
I have never written a review before but as I sit here on my patio with my ThermaCELL Patio Lantern I felt compelled to sing its praises. IT REALLY WORKS. My daughter and husband are mosquito magnets and we recently moved to the Northern Virginia area after living in generally bug free conditions. After much research online, desperation, and all the positive reviews I decided to give the lantern a try. It is totally worth the cost of refills. It repels most flying insects including mosquitoes within th..
I think that like applied repellants, what works for some types of mosquitoes will not work for other types. Unlike the reviewer above, we had better luck with this lantern than the Off brand. The Thermacell brand uses Allethrin, which is not toxic to mammals, but will bother any near by fish. We have both water and woods in our development and have constant bitting from 4:30 pm onwards. We bought two of these and put them out on our deck for a party. People were out on the deck from 4 - 11 pm, and only a f..