Our Recommendations for Top Bug Zappers

There are a variety of tools to help fight pests - both indoors and outdoors

Ready to get a handle on outdoor pests? You need a bug zapper.Unsplash

True to their name, bug zappers are designed to zap bugs and potentially ward off more from coming. However, when picking out a bug zapper, it can be difficult trying to find the best one for you, which can vary depending on the climate, where you live, and other considerations. That’s why we’ve pulled together a list of our most preferred bug zapper models currently available. Check them out to see which one is your best option.

Powerful repeller

This unit promises to keep pests away from you for more than 2,000 square feet.Bug Zapper

This US-tested bug zapper offers coverage of up to 2,100 square feet, thanks to its 4250V power grid. The 20-watt high-intensity UV light is designed to attract all manners of flying insects, and the reusable non-toxic attractant helps further maximize its effectiveness. Using no harmful chemicals or insecticides, this zapper relies purely on the power current to eradicate flying bugs (especially mosquitos) that dare to enter your space. This bug zapper is also rainproof and durable, allowing it to withstand harsh elements, and its 4-foot-long power cord gives you extra freedom with installation.

Ultraviolet light

Covers up to 1,000 square feet, making it effective for inside your home, a balcony, a garden, or a small courtyard.HEMIUA

HEMIUA’s bug zapper model uses a highly-effective ultraviolet light that can attract all manners of flying insects, from mosquitos to gnats, and then zaps them dead, allowing you to enjoy the outdoors without annoying pests surrounding you. The 4200-volt electric grid kills bugs on contact, but a plastic housing blocks off the internal grid, which can prevent you from accidentally zapping your fingers. The convenient hanging ring lets you place it virtually anywhere.

Saves you from accidents

Specialized lighting will capture all manner of small flying pests.SEVERINO

Unlike most bug zappers that use a UV light to attract annoying bugs, this zapper from SEVERINO instead relies on a hyacinthine light, allowing it to lure in mosquitoes, moths, flies, and all kinds of flying insects. It is non-toxic and chemical-free, and the zapper will only shock insects that come in contact, while a plastic housing will keep you from accidentally zapping you or your pets. With a range of up to 1,500 square feet and a convenient hanging hoop on top, you can use this zapper almost anywhere around your property.

Easy on the wallet

The rugged polycarbonate construction means the zapper will last for a long time without rusting, cracking, or fading.Flowtron

This bug zapper is for people who want to ensure maximum protection without having to spend a ton of money to do so. Capable of providing coverage of up to one acre, this bug zapper is also recognized for being extremely eco-friendly. When bugs come in contact with the high-efficiency electric killing grid, they fall to the ground and are naturally reabsorbed into the ecosystem. The USDA-tested Octenol attractant is a proven mosquito lure that won’t harm the environment.