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July 1, 2020  |  Tips & Guides  |  Insect Repellents

NYT Wirecutter: Bug Control Gear That Actually Works

Photo: Kyle Fitzgerald

Bug Control Gear That Actually Works

In an industry rife with bogus products, these are the repellents and traps that experts agree can effectively keep bugs away.

Essentials

These items are your first line of defense against the types of things you want to go away.

Sawyer Products 20% Picaridin Premium Insect Repellent

If you use only one item on this list, make it bug repellent—this should be your first line of defense, and a regular necessity anytime you head into the swarm. This EPA-approved picaridin formula is safe and effective, and it comes in a bottle that’s better than competitors at spraying evenly and accurately.
Continue reading Harry Sawyers’s Wirecutter article here: https://www.nytimes.com/wirecutter/lists/bug-control-gear-that-actually-works/
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