If pesky houseflies inundate your home or garage on a regular basis, and you're tired of swatting flies all day long, besides patching holes in screens, keeping your kitchen clean, and properly disposing of trash, there are home remedies you can try in an effort to get rid of flies that make their way into your house and garage. |
How do you get rid of pesky flies without spending a load of money on pesticides that will only smell up your house? All natural way, safe and healthy.
If flies are a constant problem in and around your home, they can be coaxed into jars where they'll remain forever trapped. Simply place food that attracts flies in the bottom of a jar with a lid. Poke a couple of holes in the lid so the flies can enter the trap. After entering the jar, the flies won't be able to get back out. This home remedy to help get rid of flies is inexpensive, easy, and this simple homemade flytrap can be thrown away when you're ready to replace it with a new one.
Simply build a fruit fly trap and trap the fruit flies in the traps. All you need to build a fruit fly trap is a banana or two, a knife, some cling wrap or similar plastic wrap, a few rubber bands, and old plastic jars or bowls that can be thrown away after use. Using an empty mayonnaise jar, plastic butter bowl, or plastic lunch meat container will work. Don't use any container that you want to keep. Be sure the container is deep enough to hold a few slices of banana.
After you have your necessary supplies together, simply slice up the bananas and divide the slices into several containers. Place the cling wrap or other plastic wrapping tightly over the opening of the jar or bowl, and place a rubber band around it to hold it snuggly in place. Using the knife's point, poke a few tiny holes into the plastic wrap. Make them very tiny. The fruit flies can get in, but once in, they can't get out. You now have fruit fly traps that will trap the fruit flies and remove them from your home.
Non Toxic Trap
Nontoxic fly trap you can make out of a used two-liter soda bottle. First, remove the black base of your bottle, and then use a sharp knife to cut off the screw top. Cut through the bottle approximately an inch below the point where the shape of the bottle becomes straight. Fold 12 inches of thin wire in half, then twist the two lengths together, leaving a forked piece at the end. Next, heat the points of the wire (with a match or a gas flame) until they will push through the rounded base of the bottle.
Bend the wire over inside to make a strong handle with which to hang the trap. Place the neck end of the bottle inside the bottom end, leaving 1/4 inch showing. To make sure that no wrinkles show, which would spoil the seal, use the rounded end of the black base, and seal around the joint with yellow insulating tape.
To set your trap in motion, half fill it with water and some bait, such as a small chunk of meat. The trap lures the flies, which are then trapped and eventually drown
Using fly traps is an easy and inexpensive way to rid the house of fruit flies. No chemicals are needed, the home doesn't smell terrible, and the traps are very environmentally safe.
While DIY and cleaning will help control somet flies, however this may need to be followed though with a flypest control service for best results such as Pest Control Auckland Fly Control or Auckland Carpet Steam 'n' Dry Fly Control Auckland
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