How to Get Rid of Fruit Flies

For anyone who has ever dealt with pesky fruit flies, you will want to read this "How to Get Rid of Fruit Flies" article, as you know just how annoying the little flies can be! Fruit flies really are a nuisance for many homeowners. Every year in the late heat of the summer and other times they make an appearance, they love abundant ripened stone fruit, sticky cherries, juicy tomatoes and grapes and banana peels. Those small fruit flies can turn into a small plague.

The good news is that there are many ways on how to get rid of fruit flies. This article shows you 16 proven and practical ways to get rid of fruit flies once and for all. Each DIY project has been accompanied with their links so you can learn more about the procedures. They are simple steps that are all natural and require no chemicals at al, so that is even better. The nice thing about these DIY projects is that you most likely have all the ingredients and stuff that you need to create these fruit fly traps right in your pantry or cupboards.

The first way to get rid of fruit flies is by creating a fly trap. There are two types of DIY fruit fly traps you can create. For the first method, you will need to make a cone from a piece of paper and then insert it into juice or glass mason jar with approximately a half inch of fruit juice. The sweet sugars from the fruit juice attract the fruit flies, which will fly into the cone, but will not be able to get out. The other method for killing fruit flies uses vinegar or red wine. So you pour some of either liquid into a cereal bowl. After that you will need to cover it with some plastic wrap. Then using a fork, puncture some holes into the plastic wrap. The fruit flies will fly in taste the vinegar and then become trapped before drowning. The next DIY fruit fly project is an easy technique that really works. It involves creating a fruit fly trap that attracts fruit flies and then kills them. So to start you take a bottle and pour some cider vinegar into it, then cover the top of the vinegar bottle with a plastic wrap and make some holes on it using a fork or even a toothpick. The sweet smell of the vinegar again attracts the fruit flies right into the trap. Once they fly into the bottle, they can't get out because the top of the bottle is covered. They die inside the bottle. This project is so simple and it really works.

The next DIY fruit fly project uses vinegar along with dishwasher soap to make a fly trap that will eventually attract and kills those pesky fruit flies. You will need to pour the vinegar into a plastic bottle and then make some holes large enough for the fruit flies to enter but not to come out. The little fruit flies will fly into the bottle but will not be able to get out. For the next project, you will need to pour some wine into a glass that has a funnel. The funnel ensures that the entrance is small so the flies cannot get out. The wine gets them drunk and they cannot come out.

If you haven't heard of the term DIY project before, it is simply short for do it yourself projects, which there seems to be a lot of these days, especially with all sorts of DIY websites, and DIY step by step video tutorials. Do it yourself projects have only become more popular in recent years with website that are dedicated to DIY projects, whatever it is you want to build there is sure to be a video or some sort of step by step instructions to do it on the web.

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