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I absolutely hate fruit flies! This trap is very easy to make and works really well. I always have this trap set up on the counter, so an infestation never has a chance to take hold. :)
Total Time: 5 minutes
You can use apple cider vinegar as well!
That is a great trap! I am going to use the red wine vinegar!
Does the dishwashing liquid have to be Dawn or would any dishwashing liquid work?
A friend taught me this one, several years ago. I made a little one out of a straight-sided pill bottle (of which I had plenty around!) so I could empty it often without wasting a lot of vinegar, but I never thought of using plastic wrap to cover it! I just propped it up at an angle so the flies could get in it easily, but it was hard to prop it securely. So the cover is an ingenious addition! Btw, I used apple cider vinegar in mine.
I absolutely hate fruit flies! This trap is very easy to make and works really well. I always have this trap set up on the counter, so an infestation never has a chance to take hold. View the full project here: Fruit Fly Trap
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To get rid of fruit flies I pour apple cider vinegar with a couple drops of dish detergent into a small container. Then set it where you see the flies, and they will be gone in no time.
By Susie from Norfolk, VA