Your home is your private space to relax and spend quality time with your family and friends. Gnats are unwanted guests that you need to drive away.
In the Getting Rid of Gnats in house article, we talked about how you can drive gnats away from indoors.
This article concerns with products available in the market to help you with the same.
Here’s a list of six best gnat traps that can help you get rid of gnats:
Note: All the products listed here are safe for use with pets and children.
Katchy’s offering is an electric fruit fly, mosquito and gnats trap. It relies on UV light to attract these insects in dark surroundings. Once the insects come near the machine, they are sucked via the fan and get stuck on the sticky paper at the bottom. You will have to replace this sticky paper after use.
That said, Katchy’s Insect Trap does not trap house flies, so don’t bother using it for the same. Also, a dark environment is essential for the machine to be effective.
If you need a complete gnat trap solution, consider this Katchy Insect Trap.
A sticky trap is one of the simplest and most affordable solutions to a gnat problem. Trapify’s sticky traps help you by getting the gnats stuck on its double-side adhering surface. A pack of 12 should easily last for more than two weeks. You can place these traps near plants or hang them using the hook provided.
Its only downside - it isn’t strong at attracting gnats. The bright yellow color is meant for attracting gnats, but you cannot compare it with wine, vinegar or fruits. But for the price, you can’t expect too much.
Opt for these sticky traps if you want a simple, affordable solution for certain areas with gnat traffic.
The Elucto Bug Zapper is an electric zapper. Its design is similar to that of a tennis racket having live wires that ‘zap’ flying insects. The zapper relies on power from two AA batteries. It is not a place-and-forget solution. However, it might provide a good arm workout.
This Elucto zapper could be a good option if you don’t mind zapping gnats as a hobby.
These Kensizer Sticky Traps are similar to that of the Trapify but are slightly larger in size at 6 x 8 inches. Again, it relies on the same principle of using color to attract gnats and get them stuck on the sticky surface. You also get some wire ties in the package to help hang them as per your requirement. Or, you could simply place them where you find most gnats.
Get these sticky traps if you have a bare minimum gnat problem in a specific area.
Eon Luxe’s Fly Trap is a complete gnat trap package. Similar to the Katchy, it also uses UV light to attract gnats. When the gnats close in on the device, they are sucked in by the fan which directs them to the sticky paper via a cyclonic vortex.
This fly trap works best in the dark where its UV light is the only thing that can attract gnats.
Choose this Eon Luxe if you want a plug-and-forget option.
This Crioxen offering is a small-form UV bug zapper. The bug zapper emits UV light, attracting and trapping gnats. You don’t have to replace the filter, unlike other machines that we have mentioned before. You just need to brush away the gnats and the filter is ready to be used again. But, you might have to clean it regularly as the filter is quite small to trap a large number of gnats.
Get this Crioxen if compactness and plug-and-forget option is your priority.
Of these six best indoor gnat traps, according to your needs and budget. We hope you find your savior in one of these products.
Or, check out our Getting Rid of Gnats in house article to learn about some DIY gnat remedies.