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I go camping 4 times a year and one of the common issues that I encounter is lack of sleep due to bugs and mosquitoes.I use the creams available in the market and those are not effective.I also tried with the mosquito nets with limited success.Please reply to thsi thread if you have any new ideas.?
For the prevention of mosquito bites and bites from other insects, public health professionals recommend using multiple prevention strategies including proper clothing and using insects repellents.The following camping gadgets or gear will help you to have good night sleep while camping.
1.Using good mosquito net to avoid mosquito bites
2.Using any of the mosquito repellent clothing like Insect Shield, which is the first-ever bug-repellent clothing registered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
3.To avoid crossing paths with a scorpion and other insects while camping, always shake out shoes,socks, clothes, bedding, bags, and camping gear before you use them.
4.When you are outdoors and especially in the evenings, apply DEET-free insect repellent ointment or spray on your clothing and the exposed parts of your body.Buy one of best name brand repellents like 3M UltraThon Insect Repellent – 34 Percent DEET or Sawyer Jungle Juice 100 Insect Repellent – 98 Percent DEET.
5.Wear light colored cloths so that you can spot insects and ticks and Check your clothes and skin for ticks when you get inside.