Which Stink Bug Traps Should You Choose?
Ultimately the stink bug trap that you choose will depend on the severity and the location of the infestation.
For eliminating stink bugs from your garden then the ideal trap is the My Critter Catcher Spider & Insect Catcher for its ability to catch and release insects without the use of harmful poisons that can ruin your garden.
Severe infestations of the home require a more powerful trap that can be utilized 24/7 after setting it.
In this case, the ideal trap would be the Cutter Combat Max 12 Month Roach Killing Bait for its ability to eliminate individual stink bugs as well as the greater infestation without any more effort than it takes to set the trap in a corner.
Bait Station Traps
A bait station trap like the Cutter Combat Max 12 Month Roach Killing Bait is a powerful trap that can be set and forget, which makes it ideal for large infestations of the home.
Bait stations typically utilize a combination of chemical agents and poisons that attract insects, then cover them in a delayed poison which they then carry back to their swarm, nest or hive.
Bait station traps are affordable and easy-to-use. They require very little effort to set correctly.
Simply open the package and place the traps in places frequented by the insects, in the case of stink bugs that means near exterior doors and windows.
Bait station traps are also a reasonably long-term solution to a stink bug infestation. It takes a long time for the poison in each trap to be spent, this allows the trap to work effectively for several weeks or longer depending on the severity of the infestation and how many stink bugs trigger the trap.
Lastly, bait stations are generally safe for use around children. The Cutter Combat Max 12 Month Roach Killing Bait trap is child-protected, which makes it impossible for a child to open the trap and expose the harmful poison.
Catch and Release Handheld Insect Trap
A handheld catch and release insect trap is a fun way to keep your home free of insects and bugs without having to kill or even touch them.
Similar to an extending grabber used to pick things off of the floor, a handheld catch and release insect trap enables the user to grab insects by trapping them with the traps soft bristles and release them outside.
A Catch and Release Handheld Insect Trap is easy-to-use and even safe for use by children. What’s more, there are no toxins or poisons involved, and no harm is done to the insect, the environment or your home.
Zapping Indoor House Fly Trap
An indoor zapping house fly trap combines the insect killing power of an outdoor bug zapper with the quiet effectiveness of a poison insect trap.
Though not as effective as a bait station trap, the UV light included in most indoor house fly traps attracts insects and quickly dispatches them without the use of harmful toxins or dangerous poisons.
A zapping indoor house fly trap does exceptionally well at preventing a large infestation from gaining a foothold in your home.
Continually utilizing the trap indoors enables the trap to regularly dispatch new insects and prevent insects from building a nest, breeding and ultimately spreading.
A zapping indoor house fly trap will be the more expensive option amongst the various stink bug traps, but the peace of mind the provide offsets the extra cost.