Be Bug-Free at Summer Dining!
No matter how fun and entertaining the idea of an outdoor activity is, the truth can be at times dissatisfying. There could be nothing far worse than having scratches because of insect bites and even sharing your meal with those bugs.
Alfresco dining does not necessarily mean cozy and close, but just like any home there are numerous gadgets, solutions, and gizmos that will clear the hassles in no time.
The Gizmo – it is undeniable that apart from the beach, sun creams, and grilled barbeques, one of the most familiar scent during summer season is a bug repellant. These are up for grabs in oils, sprays, and lotion which will most likely give off an ugly scent. Plus, there is a possibility that the user will feel a stinging sensation which is pretty sarcastic because it is meant to prevent insect stings! Nevertheless, there are already other forms of repellant out in the market such as burners and candles. These gizmos are designed to give off a scent that insects don’t like making them evacuate the area as soon as possible without bothering you. And yes, the smell of woody smoke and citronella will also help in getting rid of them. When you visit shops, you will find several attractive designs that can add up as decor while keeping the area free from insects. Also, most of these gizmos don’t hurt the insects so you can be at peace.
The Gadget – includes vacuum bagged bug suckers and light zappers; these products are certainly less insect friendly and more techy. If you just want to be 100% free from insects, you can purchase these items from the store. Additionally, there are watches that give out ultrasonic frequencies in getting rid of mosquitos. With a lot of different choices, these are good for people who prefer a gadget insect repellant.
The Solution – these products include a retractable porch screen; this is great for people who are not into gadgets and gizmos. These screens are mesh-like and can be placed on any sheltered patio or porch letting you enjoy insect free dinner for they can’t get through the screen. These mesh-like screens can be removed if you wish to do so, and certainly does not ruin the view. This option is different from the two choices because it does not give off an ugly smell and does not hurt the bugs.
If you are planning to have dinner outdoors, expect that insects will also come as if invited. These insects can add up as an attraction especially if it is a beetle or butterfly; however if it is not then you will surely experience undesirable bites and scratches. That is the sole purpose of insect repellants, keep you away from insect bites. So it maybe great to keep insect repellant at home just in case you need them. And wait, you might want to check on your glass before taking a gulp!