Mosquito Trap: Boil 1 cup water. Stir in 1 cup sugar. Add in 2 cups cold water. Once it's no more than 90degrees, add 1 tsp yeast. Make sure to tape the cut off top inside the body of the 2 liter bottle so the CO2 doesn't escape through the sides. cover in something black (mosquitos are attracted to dark things) and watch it work. Replace the solution every 2 weeks.
Not all homemade bug repellents are created equal. It WORKS. DIY Natural Mosquito Repellent 2 tablespoons neem seed oil (like this) 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon coconut oil drops of citronella essential oil
Go Away Mosquitoes Vicks wards off mosquitoes. Apply small dabs of Vicks VapoRub to your skin and clothes and mosquitoes will steer clear. If you do get bitten, apply Vicks to the area and cover it with a Band-Aid to relieve itching.
Natural Fly Repellant – A Zip Lock Bag of Water: Fill a zip lock bag with water and 5 or 6 pennies and hang it in the problem area.Many people swear that a zip-lock bag filled half-way with water and attached over entry-ways will repel flies. No one yet knows how or why it works, but there is speculation that it has something to do with the way the moving water refracts light. Read these reviews. It works.