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This 'invaluable' bug zapper blasts mosquitos, gnats and fruit flies 'into dust' — and it's under $45

This $42 electric bug zapper "destroys" bugs — shop it ahead of the May long weekend.

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Zap bugs dead this summer with help from an electric bug zapper (Photo via Amazon)

While outdoor gatherings and backyard barbeques are some of the best things about summer, the bugs that come with them — not so much. If you're eager to get outside and enjoy a mosquito and bug-free space this Victoria Day long weekend, Amazon Canada shoppers recommend checking out Dickinda's electric bug zapper. A breakout pick on Amazon's Movers & Shakers list, the indoor/outdoor zapper has a 4200V high-voltage metal grid that zaps mosquitoes, gnats and flies dead in seconds. To get your hands on this "invaluable" gadget ahead of the hot, buggy months, check out the details below.

Keep bugs at bay this summer with this high-powered electric bug zapper.

$42 at Amazon

This high-voltage pest killer provides reliable indoor/outdoor coverage of up to 1,000 sq ft, protecting your space this patio season.

The unit uses a 15W UV light to attract mosquitoes, flies, moths and other insects and then zaps them dead with its high-voltage 4200V electric grid.

Dickinda's bug zapper comes with a metal hanging ring and a detachable chassis, so when it comes time to clean, you can do so easily.

The zapper is safe for indoor and outdoor use, giving you the flexibility to use it in your garage, shed, camping trailer and wherever else bugs are a bother.

  • 4.7 stars | Easy to use

  • 4.6 stars | Lightweight

  • 4.5 stars | Easy to clean

  • 4.5 stars | Noise level

The Dickinda bug zapper has earned nearly 1,600 reviews and a 4.2-star average rating on Amazon, with many users crediting it as an "invaluable" device.

It "destroys anything brave enough to be attracted to the light" and "certainly cuts down" on bothersome insects, writes one shopper.

The zapper "works well, especially for fruit flies," adds another.

Keep bugs at bay this summer with this high-powered electric bug zapper.

$42 at Amazon

A third Amazon reviewer writes that the zapper "turns [bugs] into dust," whether you use it indoors or outdoors. It's "made a huge difference."

While many reviewers say the device causes a "crazy amount of zapping" and "works fabulously," some warn it "does not attract house flies" — something to be aware of before placing your order.

The Dickinda electric bug zapper has become a go-to weapon against pesky moths and mosquitoes for hundreds of Amazon shoppers. With an average rating of 4.2 stars, reviewers say the powerful zapper "works well" against mosquitoes, fruit flies and other insects. However, some reviewers note the zapper doesn't attract house flies — something to keep in mind when placing your order.

The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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