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The 10 Best Tools for Keeping Mosquitos From Biting

Smart ways to keep your summer parties from becoming a bug block party.

There’s plenty to look forward to this summer, but nicer weather also brings some downsides with it. One of the more pesky consequences are the flies, mosquitos, and other insects that can invade your backyard and make spending time outdoors challenging. While there are some general precautions you should take to make your yard and home less inviting for mosquitos and other bugs, having the right set of tools on hand is also important to help you stay as bite-free as possible.

See the full list by Don Melanson on Popular Mechanic's website here.

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May 8, 2022

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