how do you get rid of fruit flies

how do you get rid of fliesMost of the people hate flies and I am sure if you are reading this, you are one of them. If you are fed up with these irritating buzzing flies all over your house, it is time to get rid of them. It is important to get rid of them because they are not only irritating but they carry diseases causing bacteria too. Flies are the insects that are dipteral and belong to the same order. There are more than 1.20 million species of flies in the world. They keep on changing in size as they grow towards maturity. Houseflies generally do not bite but transmit several diseases like cholera, typhoid, diarrhea, dysentery and eye infections. A single house fly can carry about a million bacteria on their body hair called tarsi. They just sit on the open foods that lie in your kitchen slabs or on the dining table and leave the bacteria in these foods. Therefore, it is important to get rid of them as soon as possible.

You can get rid of these annoying flies very easily with the help of some simple ways. Keeping your house clean and dry as well as proper storing and taking care of your foods are the pre-requisites to get rid of flies quickly. Besides these, there are many natural home remedies which can easily help you to make your home flies free.

Make flypaper strips at home to catch flies -: 

how do you get rid of fruit flies2You can see market is full with flypapers also known as fly ribbons, a pest controlling device. Well, you can make this at your home easily. These are made of paper coating with fragrant, sticky and often poisonous substances which trap flies and other flying insects. The poisonous substances used in the flypaper are toxic to both animals and humans too. So, you should take care while trying this method. They are easy to make and work effectively in catching flies.

For a house made flypaper, you make syrup out of corn starch and sugar and brush it nicely on brown paper (thicker one). Make a hole in the corner and hang it up anywhere outside your room or house. It will prevent the entry of flies inside your house.

Essential oils -:

Do you know that essential oils can also help in getting rid of flies? Yes, essential oils have proven their essentiality when it comes to treat house flies.  Essential oils such lavender oil, lemon grass, tea tree oil and peppermint oil not only possess gentle aroma but also effective in keeping away the house flies. You can spray these oils in your kitchen, living room and bedroom. These oils are completely safe and effective too in getting rid of flies quickly.

Green apple soap -:

Green apple soapGreen apple liquid soap attracts flies. What you need to do is fill a jar with two tablespoons of green apple liquid soap and add a few inches with water. The flies will get fascinated towards the fruity aroma of green apple and will eventually get drowned in the jar. This way you can easily catch the house flies.

Apple cider vinegar -:

This is one of the most effective ways to get rid of flies quickly and effectively. Simply put some apple cider vinegar in a bowl. To create some surface tension and do not let flies get escaped, add some liquid detergent. This will make flies get attracted towards the solution because of its aroma. They will come but will never escape from it and will get drowned finally.

Cucumber -:

CucumberPlacing cucumber slices on the top of the garbage is the best idea for getting rid of flies. It prevents flies from laying eggs inside the container as they repel cucumber and its fragrance. Additionally, you can also put few cucumber slices in the perimeter of your house which will restrain flies from entering the house and will keep flies away.

There are many ways to get rid flies fast. For a permanent solution to get rid of flies, you can try these home remedies which are simple and effective. These remedies will help you to keep your house flies free.

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