"After ... research and testing, we’ve determined that the Thermacell Radius Zone Mosquito Repellent is the best option for outdoor mosquito control that doesn’t involve covering your skin in sticky DEET spray."
Besides using this tiny mosquito-repelling diffuser in your yard, you can pack and take it on a camping trip with ease ... The batteries are rechargeable, and the repellent in the cartridge is both scent- and DEET-free.
"In the realm of bug protection, this is the thing that people are talking about. It’s the only thing on the market like it,” said Dan Gilbert, assistant category manager for REI ... “It’s a pesticide deemed safe for humans in the amounts distributed ... Better yet, you are not having to put any products or scents on your skin.”
"If you hate the smell and feel of insect spray and would rather take your chances with hungry bugs when outdoors, it might be time to consider an option like the Thermacell Portable Mosquito Repeller."
Voted one of the "4 Best Backpacking Accessories of 2019... All the best accessories for your campsite ... Hiker enemy number one: mosquitoes. Our new first line of defense: the Radius 2.0."
“Just because bugs live outside doesn’t mean they're invited to the shindig. Free of icky “zaps” and stinky citronella, this lantern ... drive(s) insects away while illuminating your space with LED light.”
“Mosquitos suck, but pick the right spot and you can avoid them altogether. When all of that doesn’t work, bring a Thermacell Lantern or their more backpacker-friendly version—the stuff works.”
"Keep your patio open for play once the sun goes down ... The scent-free portable device is smaller than a soda can and lasts for at least six hours on a single charge."
"Introduced in 1999, the Thermacell seems too good to be true ... It is DEET-free and safe for humans ... It worked miraculously well, creating a small, bug-free zone big enough to sit inside..."
“I have now used the Thermacell several days while bow hunting, and am quite honestly amazed at how well it works. Worth every penny, and I would highly recommend giving it a try.”
“The Backpacker Mosquito Repeller can easily be thrown in your backpack and taken far and wide. Summer just got a whole lot less buggy.”
"Begone, pesky mosquitos! If you’ve ever sat amidst a cloud of bird-sized mosquitos, smugly surrounded by your bubble of Thermacell safety, you know what I mean."
"Turn this on and it creates a 15-by-15-foot protection zone... It works up to 90 hours and weighs only 4 ounces, so why wouldn't you bring it along?"
“If you’ll be set up in one location for a while, Thermacell Skeeter Reliever Lanterns provide a 15 ft. x 15 ft. area of coverage and effectively does the job of keeping bugs away.”
"I’ve done the whole spray my body with bug spray and tried dryer sheets, but each has its downside. I’m excited to test out Thermacell’s mosquito repellant devices. It fits in the palm of my hand..."
"Now you can finally spend time outdoors with your entire family without burning stinky Citronella candles around the kids and more importantly, without worrying that the bugs are going to bite everyone."
“Provide mood lighting - and keep guests comfortable - with bug-deterring luminaire. For a sophisticated get-together, try a lantern like Thermacell's mosquito repellent patio lantern...“
"When you are outdoors, there are mosquitoes. Thermacell makes great mosquito repellents … And there are different styles to choose from"
"This handy gadget repels mosquitoes within a 15-foot radius and can run for 90 hours on its 4-ounce gas container … [Matt] Bean [of Men's Health] said that this is the only gadget of its kind that really works."
“Mosquito repellent may seem like a luxury in times of need, but the longer you can ward off those disease-carrying bastards (along with black flies and no-see-ums), the better.”
“Nothing kills a fun summer night quicker than swarming mosquitos ... For a reasonable price, this compact canister will create a 15 x 15-foot protection zone that will ward off mosquitos and other biting insects.”
“Although it may just look like patio decor, this lantern also makes spending time outside more enjoyable by repelling mosquitos silently and without odor.”
“It’s fair to say that the handheld Thermacell units forever changed warm-weather hunting and fishing, and the new Backpacker model may do the same for camping.”
“If you hate DEET almost as much as you hate mosquitoes, you’ll love this ... miniscule bug-repellent device [that] is the size of an ultralight backpacking stove."
"You can reclaim the outdoors from biting pests … Biting insects such as mosquitoes, deer flies and horse flies stayed out of the 15′ x 15′ safety zone of where the Thermacell could reach."
"Smaller than a can of soda and providing up to 8 hours of [mosquito] protection on a single battery charge, the Radius can go from back deck to car camping and even to the backcountry."
"Emit a forcefield to keep blood-sucking intruders out—no super powers required ... with enough juice for 40 hours of bug protection."
"... Radius is for outdoors people who ... want simplicity and convenience of a rechargeable battery rather than dealing with butane fuel canisters." (Page 7)
"...When you venture into the great outdoors, your safety, comfort, and health should be top of mind ... The (Thermacell Backpacker) carry-along bug repellent product provides a 15-foot zone of mosquito protection.”
"Ranked #1 out of 10 products, Thermacell "is the ultimate lightweight device for warding off all sorts of creepy crawlies. It creates a 15' x 15' protective shield around you for..."
"Tick tubes are cardboard tubes filled with insecticide-soaked cotton, which mice ... take back to their nests. The laced cotton ... kills the ticks that feast on mice, which is the biggest cause of Lyme Disease."
"Radius creates a 110-square-foot mosquito-free zone around your campsite, using low-level heat to vaporize a natural chrysanthemum-based repellent. It runs on electricity and lasts six hours per charge."
"Just turn it on and the mosquitoes are gone. Best of all, there are no messy sprays or lotions. It is also scent-free and DEET-Free. This device is rechargeable and will deliver over 6 hours of run time per charge."
“One alternative to stopping the spread of [Lyme] disease is to turn the hosts into tick killers... Mice enter the tubes, collect the Permethrin-treated cotton... and bring it back to their nests. Permethrin then [kills] ticks..."
"Results: This (MR450X Mosquito Repeller) and the Backpacker were our go-to gadgets for keeping bugs at bay. It takes about 15 minutes for the repellent to create a protective dome of nearly bug-free bliss."
"Stick these Thermacell Tick Control Tubes ... in crevices around your yard’s perimeter... Mice grab the chemically treated stuffing for their nests, exposing the ticks to permethrin and killing them without harming [mice]."
"Mice ... will steal the treated cotton and use it as nesting material, preventing a [tick] infestation. Lay down these biodegradable tubes... suggests the University of Rhode Island’s Tick Encounter Resource Center."
"Early in the season, when the mosquitos are particularly bad thanks to all the standing water, I’ve taken to carrying a Thermacell on a belt clip. This little butane-powered concoction is a godsend."
"We used it on a spring camping trip to the Adirondacks, where it’s said the mosquito is the state bird, as well as at home on the deck, and the mosquitoes stayed away... This battery-powered one is TSA-approved."
"As you adjust to working outdoors and enjoy watching the sunset as you fire off your last emails ... If bugs interrupt you, come up with creative — and effective — ideas to keep them away ... Thermacell."
"Mosquito Repellent is 6x More Effective Than 24 Citronella Candles ... Getting rid of mosquitos has never been as easy it is with the Thermacell Patio Shield Mosquito Repellent. It’s convenient, fitting anywhere..."
"It's a compact and portable device that offers 12 hrs of protection within a 15-foot area. Instead of spraying on chemical repellents like DEET, you can simply place the repeller on your patio table..."
"Guard a whole 15 foot radius of outdoor space with this camp fuel-powered mosquito repeller from Thermacell - simply bring your own fuel, screw the repeller to the top, and click the repeller on to ignite."
"...Or if you’d rather not slather yourself and your loved ones in spray all day and night long, repellent dispersers have improved a great deal since the era of citronella candles or coils."