One of the intriguing ideas for ridding your backyard of mosquitoes is the mosquito vacuum. These devices can be found in many garden and hardware stores. Mosquito vacuum are designed to attract and trap mosquitoes by mimicking human odor chemistry. Although many of these traps do attract and kill mosquitoes, they have not yet been scientifically proven to significantly reduce biting rates over a variety of backyard settings. So it you choose to invest in a mosquito vacuum, make sure the retailer offers a money-back guarantee.