How To Get Rid Of Fruit Flies Using Homemade Fruit Fly Traps



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Wondering

how to get rid of fruit flies in your kitchen?

To solve the problem, you first need to understand the source of the problem, which is this:

  • When fruit starts to decay, it ferments.
  • The yeast and alcohol are what attract the nagging fruit flies.

Therefore, by eliminating wet or moist garbage as it is generated, you will be eliminating the fruit flies’ food source. (Don’t forget your garbage disposal.)

Here’s an idea: Use those kitchen scraps to start a compost pile in the backyard. Then, use that to make your garden grow!

There are a number of do-it-yourself fruit fly traps you can make that will help you get rid of fruit flies:

 

You could also purchase commercial fruit fly traps:

Another alternative is to grow some plants that will continue to monitor your environment and rid your home of any fruit flies that might pop in for a visit.

For example, Venus fly traps are plants that automatically trap fruit flies.  They actually dissolve and absorb them as nourishment as well!

Here are some tips from people who’ve tried dozens of remedies to get rid of fruit flies.

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Curtis

One of my all-time favorite "hobbies" is cooking at home! I especially enjoy experimenting with new ingredients ...and different types of cookware. My specialties are foods that are diabetic-friendly, keto-friendly, and low-carb. I share my favorite recipes and cooking tips here at The Fun Times Guide to Food.

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