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Keep A Jar Of Coffee Grounds On Your Patio And Thank Us Later
Keeping a jar of coffee grounds on your patio is an effective way to repel mosquitoes, particularly the Aedes albopictus, which thrives in warm climates like the southeastern U.S.
For best results, place jars of fresh or used coffee grounds across various strategic locations of your outdoor spaces, such as patios, porches, gardens, and other seating areas.
Alternatively, you can burn coffee grounds by using lighter fluid or adding them to a fire pit. This creates a powerful, scented fog
that serves as an even
stronger deterrent.
Keep in mind that coffee grounds do not kill mosquitoes — they merely repel them. If you're facing an infestation, exploring other pest control methods may be necessary.