Not One Mosquito
I have read these reviews and I am tryly dumbfounded. I have owned mine for 2 years now. First one had to be replaced becaue it would not cut on. I have yet to trap one mosquito after going through a dozen tanks of propane. I get eaten alive in my yard so I know they are there. I wont waste money this year!!!
We have been extremely satisfied with our SkeeterVac since it first arrived. We first learned of the SkeeterVac while looking for some kind of solution to the heavy mosquito problem we encountered following hurricane Irene, and the SkeeterVac has definitely impressed us so far. It assembled very easily and started up with no fuss after hooking up the propane tank.
One thing to note, we were not aware of the flashing light effects that occur at night, pet owners might want to know about this before setting the unit up as pets can be very easily attracted to the lights.
Reviewer: Suzanne Payne
Works like a charm!
I bought the 2 of the SV3100 SkeeterVac about 2-3 months ago and am so pleased with it. It does the job of trapping all kinds of flying insects including mosquitoes. Prior to the SkeeterVac you could not even sit outside this summer I could enjoy our new deck. Not all the mosquito are gone but it was a lot better. We live in Mass, I have told everyone about this machine and what a great job it does. Like as stated the propaine last 4 about 3 weeks...
After a few unsuccessful spray applications on my 2 1/2 acre lot I purchased SkeeterVac as a last resort. Within a few days there were noticeably less biting insects. I set the vac about 30' away from my front patio right on the edge of the woods. Propane lasts about 20 days and I'm on my fourth glue trap in about a month. Glue traps are very easy to change. Two things to be aware of before purchasing: 1.the glue trap is very potent and you might wind up trapping small birds and non biting insects 2. it covers a radius so unless you can centrally locate the unit on your property it's not going to cover everything.
Reviewer: Michael Ploch
Absolutely a must purchase for anyone with a mosquito problem. We have lived in a rural area in the southeastern part of Wisconsin since 1985 and have a terrible mosquito problem. By July 1st every year we are rarely outside anymore. We can't sit out on our deck or front porch can't work in the flower and vegetable gardens or mow the lawn without being carried away by the critters. After much researching we decided on the SkeeterVac SV5100 and glad we did. We purchased on June 2, 2011 and it was delivered on June 4, 2011. WOW! Great customer service. I waited two months to write this review because I wanted to make sure the product works. Well..without any doubts I can say the product is excellent, it works beautifully, and would recommend to anyone that it is a must have if you want to enjoy your summers again. This was the first year that we could sit out on our front porch and watch fireworks on the 4th of July and enjoy them without getting eaten alive. This is the first year we can work in our gardens and yard, sit outside on the deck and porch without being terrorized by mosquitos. We are very happy to have are beautiful yard back and to be able to enjoy it again.
Reviewer: Katherine Sheppard
When we arrived here in Virginia, the mosquitos were so plentiful we couldn't even go outside. After having the SkeeterVac for just over a week, the difference was amazing, and now that we have had it for just over a month, there are very few mosquitos left. I would bet we have trapper over a million, and counting!!! Thanks for your great product.
We love this thing! I am a mosquito magnet...I can be bit all night long while everyone around me escapes unscathed. Desperate for a non-chemical solution while pregnant and not real thrilled with the thought of slathering the babe with toxic goo we bought the biggest mosquito vac available even though our yard is quite small. It's pretty much done the trick since day one, and we've had it running for about 30 days. What convinced me was going without a bite the whole time I am in the backyard then getting bit three times when I took the dogs for a walk. The only downfall I've noticed is that the effectiveness of the unit is diminished when we build a fire in the outdoor pit, I think the heat of the fire is a strong attractant. No problems putting it together or starting it up, but I will say that you dont really hear a click when it starts...usually I work the buttons as per instructions then come back to check in a few minutes and its going. Well worth the money for me!
Reviewer: William D.
Wonderful Product. Assembly was a breeze. Worked from the get-go and right from the start wonderfully. I live on 1.2 acres on a lake in MASS, and this trap has definitely reduced the mosquito population to almost nil within 3 weeks. The family can sit outside and swim in the pool at nights without getting bitten. The Therma Cell lantern is a great addition to this product to keep by your side or picnic table to keep away any strays that weren't caught by the trap yet. All in all a five star product for I haven't foind any flaws with the unit for the six weeks that I have owned and operated it. also, service at NorthLine is commendable and also deserves a 5 star rating!!!!!!
I live in Connecticut and like anywhere else we have our share of mosquitoes. My yard is about 65% circled by woods and over the past few years it's gotten worse every year. This year we started getting bit all day long whereas we used to get some relief in the middle of the day.
The SkeeterVac was easy to set up and get started and less than a week we had reclaimed pretty much our entire yard.