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Battling a swarm of fruit flies in your kitchen or bathroom? I am too!
Here’s the good news – you can get control of fruit flies more easily than you think. In just minutes you can quickly rid your home of fruit flies by making this simple, homemade trap from ingredients you already have in your cupboard.
My kitchen is overrun with fruit flies this time of year. They buzz around our bananas, land in my wine, and I even got one stuck down in my ear one time! They drive me nuts!
Here are two, DIY methods that I’ve found effective in getting rid of those nasties.
1) Use Apple Cider Vinegar and Dish Soap
Mix a splash of apple cider vinegar and a few drops of dish soap in bowl. Stir it up, sit it out (I put multiple bowls around my kitchen), and watch those suckas be drawn like a moth to a flame. They love that apple cider vinegar and the dish soap makes it so that they can’t sit on top of the water and drink it.
Within an hour or two, there were no more fruit flies buzzing around and several in each dish!
2): Plastic bag and Apple Cider Vinegar/Fruit
Simply cut the corner off of a plastic bag. Secure it over a jar of apple cider vinegar & some scraps of fruit to lure them in. Make sure the cut corner is pointing down towards the vinegar. Fruit flies will find their way into the jar but not their way out…muahahahaha.