Expert Reviews

Grand Award Winner - Recreation. "No stink, no flame, no bugs... Cranked up to 257 degrees Fahrenheit, the metofluthrin [repellent] vaporizes, creating a 110-square-foot no-fly zone for skeeters." Critic Reviews Thermacell Repellents, Mosquito Repellents, Best Mosquito Repellents, Critic Reviewed, Mosquito Repellents, Mosquito Repellents 2019
"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." Critic Reviews Thermacell Repellents, Mosquito Repellents, Best Mosquito Repellents, Critic Reviewed, Mosquito Repellents, Mosquito Repellents 2019
"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.” Critic Reviews Thermacell Repellents, Mosquito Repellents, Best Mosquito Repellents, Critic Reviewed, Mosquito Repellents, Mosquito Repellents 2019
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." Critic Reviews Thermacell Repellents, Mosquito Repellents, Best Mosquito Repellents, Critic Reviewed, Mosquito Repellents, Mosquito Repellents 2019
“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.” Critic Reviews Thermacell Repellents, Mosquito Repellents, Best Mosquito Repellents, Critic Reviewed, Mosquito Repellents, Mosquito Repellents 2019
“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.” Critic Reviews Thermacell Repellents, Mosquito Repellents, Best Mosquito Repellents, Critic Reviewed, Mosquito Repellents, Mosquito Repellents 2019
"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." Critic Reviews Thermacell Repellents, Mosquito Repellents, Best Mosquito Repellents, Critic Reviewed, Mosquito Repellents, Mosquito Repellents 2019
"Mosquitos can ruin a camping trip, so pack a Thermacell Patio Shield which creates a 15-foot protection zone around you. There is no open flame or smelly citronella candles to deal with. Insert the repellent, load the [fuel], and turn it on." Critic Reviews Thermacell Repellents, Mosquito Repellents, Best Mosquito Repellents, Critic Reviewed, Mosquito Repellents, Mosquito Repellents 2019
“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.” Critic Reviews Thermacell Repellents, Mosquito Repellents, Best Mosquito Repellents, Critic Reviewed, Mosquito Repellents, Mosquito Repellents 2019
"Pros use tick tubes, biodegradable, cardboard tubes filled with permethrin-treated cotton." Critic Reviews Thermacell Repellents, Mosquito Repellents, Best Mosquito Repellents, Critic Reviewed, Mosquito Repellents, Mosquito Repellents 2019
“The Backpacker Mosquito Repeller can easily be thrown in your backpack and taken far and wide. Summer just got a whole lot less buggy.” Critic Reviews Thermacell Repellents, Mosquito Repellents, Best Mosquito Repellents, Critic Reviewed, Mosquito Repellents, Mosquito Repellents 2019
"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." Critic Reviews Thermacell Repellents, Mosquito Repellents, Best Mosquito Repellents, Critic Reviewed, Mosquito Repellents, Mosquito Repellents 2019
"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?" Critic Reviews Thermacell Repellents, Mosquito Repellents, Best Mosquito Repellents, Critic Reviewed, Mosquito Repellents, Mosquito Repellents 2019
“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.” Critic Reviews Thermacell Repellents, Mosquito Repellents, Best Mosquito Repellents, Critic Reviewed, Mosquito Repellents, Mosquito Repellents 2019
"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..." Critic Reviews Thermacell Repellents, Mosquito Repellents, Best Mosquito Repellents, Critic Reviewed, Mosquito Repellents, Mosquito Repellents 2019
"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." Critic Reviews Thermacell Repellents, Mosquito Repellents, Best Mosquito Repellents, Critic Reviewed, Mosquito Repellents, Mosquito Repellents 2019
“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...“ Critic Reviews Thermacell Repellents, Mosquito Repellents, Best Mosquito Repellents, Critic Reviewed, Mosquito Repellents, Mosquito Repellents 2019
"When you are outdoors, there are mosquitoes. Thermacell makes great mosquito repellents … And there are different styles to choose from" Critic Reviews Thermacell Repellents, Mosquito Repellents, Best Mosquito Repellents, Critic Reviewed, Mosquito Repellents, Mosquito Repellents 2019
"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." Critic Reviews Thermacell Repellents, Mosquito Repellents, Best Mosquito Repellents, Critic Reviewed, Mosquito Repellents, Mosquito Repellents 2019
“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.” Critic Reviews Thermacell Repellents, Mosquito Repellents, Best Mosquito Repellents, Critic Reviewed, Mosquito Repellents, Mosquito Repellents 2019
“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.” Critic Reviews Thermacell Repellents, Mosquito Repellents, Best Mosquito Repellents, Critic Reviewed, Mosquito Repellents, Mosquito Repellents 2019
“Although it may just look like patio decor, this lantern also makes spending time outside more enjoyable by repelling mosquitos silently and without odor.” Critic Reviews Thermacell Repellents, Mosquito Repellents, Best Mosquito Repellents, Critic Reviewed, Mosquito Repellents, Mosquito Repellents 2019
“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.” Critic Reviews Thermacell Repellents, Mosquito Repellents, Best Mosquito Repellents, Critic Reviewed, Mosquito Repellents, Mosquito Repellents 2019
“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." Critic Reviews Thermacell Repellents, Mosquito Repellents, Best Mosquito Repellents, Critic Reviewed, Mosquito Repellents, Mosquito Repellents 2019
"No-fuss way to stay bite-free without having to slap on chemical-based mosquito repellent ... It’s a small device that ... promises to clear the air of all mosquitoes within a 110-square-foot radius." Critic Reviews Thermacell Repellents, Mosquito Repellents, Best Mosquito Repellents, Critic Reviewed, Mosquito Repellents, Mosquito Repellents 2019
"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." Critic Reviews Thermacell Repellents, Mosquito Repellents, Best Mosquito Repellents, Critic Reviewed, Mosquito Repellents, Mosquito Repellents 2019
"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." Critic Reviews Thermacell Repellents, Mosquito Repellents, Best Mosquito Repellents, Critic Reviewed, Mosquito Repellents, Mosquito Repellents 2019
“There's a number of different types of lamps and lanterns that promise to keep mosquitos away, but one of the most effective and convenient are those that use Allethrin as an active ingredient.” Critic Reviews Thermacell Repellents, Mosquito Repellents, Best Mosquito Repellents, Critic Reviewed, Mosquito Repellents, Mosquito Repellents 2019
"Emit a forcefield to keep blood-sucking intruders out—no super powers required ... with enough juice for 40 hours of bug protection." Critic Reviews Thermacell Repellents, Mosquito Repellents, Best Mosquito Repellents, Critic Reviewed, Mosquito Repellents, Mosquito Repellents 2019
"... Radius is for outdoors people who ... want simplicity and convenience of a rechargeable battery rather than dealing with butane fuel canisters." (Page 7) Critic Reviews Thermacell Repellents, Mosquito Repellents, Best Mosquito Repellents, Critic Reviewed, Mosquito Repellents, Mosquito Repellents 2019
"...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.” Critic Reviews Thermacell Repellents, Mosquito Repellents, Best Mosquito Repellents, Critic Reviewed, Mosquito Repellents, Mosquito Repellents 2019
"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..." Critic Reviews Thermacell Repellents, Mosquito Repellents, Best Mosquito Repellents, Critic Reviewed, Mosquito Repellents, Mosquito Repellents 2019
"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." Critic Reviews Thermacell Repellents, Mosquito Repellents, Best Mosquito Repellents, Critic Reviewed, Mosquito Repellents, Mosquito Repellents 2019
"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." Critic Reviews Thermacell Repellents, Mosquito Repellents, Best Mosquito Repellents, Critic Reviewed, Mosquito Repellents, Mosquito Repellents 2019
"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." Critic Reviews Thermacell Repellents, Mosquito Repellents, Best Mosquito Repellents, Critic Reviewed, Mosquito Repellents, Mosquito Repellents 2019
“One alternative to stopping the spread of [Lyme] disease is to turn the hosts into tick killers... Mice are carriers of ... Lyme disease and other tick-borne diseases... Mice enter the tubes, collect the Permethrin-treated cotton..., and bring it back to their nests. Permethrin then [kills] ticks... Critic Reviews Thermacell Repellents, Mosquito Repellents, Best Mosquito Repellents, Critic Reviewed, Mosquito Repellents, Mosquito Repellents 2019
"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." Critic Reviews Thermacell Repellents, Mosquito Repellents, Best Mosquito Repellents, Critic Reviewed, Mosquito Repellents, Mosquito Repellents 2019
"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]." Critic Reviews Thermacell Repellents, Mosquito Repellents, Best Mosquito Repellents, Critic Reviewed, Mosquito Repellents, Mosquito Repellents 2019
"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." Critic Reviews Thermacell Repellents, Mosquito Repellents, Best Mosquito Repellents, Critic Reviewed, Mosquito Repellents, Mosquito Repellents 2019