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Dealing with fruit flies can be a pain in the neck. Did you know that these little insects can reproduce rapidly? They lay their eggs near the surface of the ripe fruit. You don’t want to wait until you can no longer control them. Here are 8 effective ways to permanently get rid of fruit flies by Bestie on Youtube.
Mix 2 tablespoons of vinegar, 1 tablespoon of sugar, a few drops of dish soap, and a half cup of warm water in a container. Mix until the sugar starts to dissolve. Place it in areas where fruit flies are mostly seen.
Keeping your kitchen and dining area clean will keep them away. Refrigerate or throw ripe fruits instead of leaving them out where fruit flies can access them. Clean up any spilled fruit juice, beer, or wine. Also, clean your drains regularly.
Poke holes in the lid of the jar and place the fruit scraps inside.
The intense scent and taste of basil act as an irritant to fruit flies.
This mixture is used over 150 years ago that will lure in the fruit flies and clog their mouthparts.
Trivia is used to shorten the life span of fruit flies. Sprinkle some Truvia in your traps to boost their efficiency.
Fruit flies love light. The glow attracts them then they find themselves stuck on the glue when they come too close.
Fruits are better in the refrigerator to help fend off fruit flies. This will deprive them of scent trails to follow.