Q: Do I have to use tap water to fill up my trap reservoir?
A: Testing has proven that tap water was effective at luring gravid mosquitoes to our traps. We do not recommend using bottled or distilled water but encourage you to try rainwater or stream/river water if tap water is not easily accessible.
Q: How often do I need to refill the water in my trap?
A: We suggest checking your trap every 1-2 weeks to replenish water as needed.
Q: How will I know when it is time to replace my screen?
A: The screen should be replaced when it is full of insects. See image below for reference.
Q: Can I recycle the used sticky screen?
A: Yes, the screens can be recycled after use. You can find the recycling symbols on each of our products. STUCK® screens and refills, indoor reservoirs, indoor and outdoor lids are all , and outdoor reservoirs are . Check with your local curbside recycle programs to see if they accept both and .
Q: I have children and pets and fear putting the traps inside my home. Is it safe to have indoors?
A: Yes, STUCK® products are both safe and non-toxic. We do not use pesticides or other chemicals, just water, making our traps safe to use both indoors and outdoors, and around people and pets.
Q: Where do you recommend I put the trap in my home?
A: We suggest placing the trap where you have seen mosquitoes in your home, such areas could include bathrooms, kitchens, garages, or bedrooms.
Q: What if I get the sticky glue from the screen on my hands?
A: The glue we use is non-toxic so a quick wash with soap and water will work. You can also rub vegetable oil on your hands and then wash with soap and water. If it gets in your eyes, flush with water and call your doctor if irritation occurs.
Q: What kind of insects does this trap attract?
A: The trap has been tested to catch Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus mosquitoes.