How it Works
- Fuel-Powered Technology
- Battery-Powered Technology
- Tick Control Tubes
Fuel-Powered Thermacell Mosquito Repellent devices repel mosquitoes by creating a 15-foot mosquito protection zone. Thermacell’s zone repellent technology eliminates the need for messy lotions or sprays, stopping mosquitoes before they can bother or bite you.
Powered by a fuel cartridge that lasts up to 12 hours and repellent mats that last up to 4 hours each – Thermacell provides mosquito protection from your backyard to the backcountry with no electricity needed.
This fuel-powered Thermacell technology uses heat activated repellent to create an invisible, scent-free, zone of protection from mosquitoes. The devices are powered by a small fuel cartridge that provides the cordless, portable heat that is directed to a metal grill. A small mat saturated with repellent is inserted on top of the metal grill. Heat disperses the repellent from the mat into the air, creating the zone of protection.
This repellent, allethrin, is a synthetic copy of a natural repellent found in chrysanthemum plants.
How To Use
Thermacell fuel-powered devices are very easy to use. Just follow the step-by-step directions below and Turn it on… Mosquitoes Gone!
Thermacell fuel-powered mosquito repellent devices have many benefits compared to other repellent methods such as sprays, lotions, citronella candles, torches, coils, traps and candles. Backed by some of the best reviews on the internet and a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee, you won’t be sorry.
• No on-skin sprays, lotions or chemical repellents
• No open flame
• Scent-free, DEET-free, and no mess
• Easy to refill for continuous mosquito protection
• No mosquitoes to clean up after operation
• Effective mosquito protection you never have to recharge
How Radius Works
A lithium-ion battery powers an internal heating element that silently warms and activates the repellent. Once activated, the repellent disperses to create an invisible zone of protection that keeps mosquitoes from entering into your outdoor space. And it works continuously, releasing fresh repellent to maintain the zone of protection around you.
A key breakthrough behind Radius’ effectiveness is its repellent formulation. Radius uses an EPA-approved pyrethroid active ingredient. Pyrethroids are based on a naturally occurring repellent found in the chrysanthemum flower. This natural repellent from the chrysanthemum flower has been used to fight insects for millennia – dating back to ancient Egyptian times.
Radius uses an advanced pyrethroid that is highly effective, scent-free and is activated at a low temperature. This enables Radius to create and maintain the zone of protection using lithium-ion battery power. Unlike other area repellents that require intense heat from combustion for activation and dispersion, no flame is required, eliminating the use of candles and liquid fuels.
Easy To Use
Thermacell Tick Control Tubes are the no-spray easy-to-apply way to kill ticks in your yard. They harness nature to kill ticks by working with an unlikely ally: the field mouse - turning mice from tick hosts into tick killers. Thermacell Tick Control Tubes go where sprays can’t reach to kill nymphal and larval ticks that may carry Lyme disease. They work best in the states with above average amounts of deer ticks and high rates of Lyme disease.
How To Apply
Simply apply Thermacell Tick Control Tubes two times per year, once in the spring and once in the summer.
Place Thermacell Tick Control tubes every 10 yards around areas mice frequent, such as flower beds, bushes, woodpiles, stone walls, and borders abutting woods or fields. They are easy to apply; there's no set-up or clean-up needed.
For how to apply, watch this video.
When To Apply
Tubes can be applied anytime between April and September, but for best results apply tubes in April and July. The first application kills nymphal ticks that feed in May and June; the second application kills larval ticks that feed in August and September. Tubes may also be replaced when nesting material is completely removed. The tubes and unused cotton are biodegradable and may be left on the property.
How Much To Apply
Property Size Each Application For The Year* 1/4 Acre 6 Tubes 12 Tubes 1/2 Acre 12 Tubes 24 Tubes 1 Acre 24 Tubes 48 Tubes
*Just two applications are needed for the entire year. Yards with above average amounts of shrubs, tall grass or woods will need up to 20% more tubes.
*Estimated property coverage area assumes there is 1/8 acre of non-tick habitat, including the house, driveway and lawn.
Tick Control Tube Benefits
Thermacell Tick Control Tubes have quite a few features that set it apart from other tick control products on the market. Some of these benefits include:
• Biodegradable tubes won’t harm kids, pets or the environment
• Each tube can kill hundreds of ticks per year
• Developed by researches at Harvard University School of Public Health
• Apply to your property in minutes, only twice a year
• No cleanup needed
• Targets ticks, not insects that benefit your yard’s ecosystem