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Fruit lies issues? 10 points!!?
I have a lot of fruit lies in my kitchen area and living room. Anyone know how i can get rid of these fruit flies? Thank you!
- Anonymous8 months agoFavorite Answer
Put a jar on the counter with a piece of banana in it. Wait a day. Then quickly put the lid on the jar and take it outside.
To get rid of them permanently, you have to figure out what is attracting them. If you have any food sitting out, you have to put it away. Anything from a cantaloupe on the counter to a piece of pizza your kid dropped under the couch could be attracting them. Keep your kitchen trash and compost in airtight containers.
- Anonymous7 months ago
I love it, fruity lies in the kitchen!
- Ogami IttoLv 68 months ago
Find out where you have left fruit rinds or pieces in a garbage can or something and dispose of them.Fruit flies have a very short life span and will disappear after the food source is gone.
- winterrulesLv 78 months ago
You can make an effective fruit fly trap from a 2 liter soda bottle and cider vinegar. That plus cleaning your kitchen counters will get rid of most of them.
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- Crim LiarLv 78 months ago
Try to observe where they are coming from - and not all tiny flies are fruit flies, there are sewage flies too, which are a whole other issue to deal with!
- mrh-slosLv 78 months ago
Get some flypapers and hang them from your light fitting.
- kswck2Lv 78 months ago
There are several ways to get rid of them, from bottles of something sweet to a dish of cider vinegar.
Realistically though, it just needs a Complete cleaning of your kitchen-with bleach-top to bottom.
- SCATTY cLv 68 months ago
I've just had the same problem. It's easily sorted.
In a small dish put out some apple cider vinegar, which attracts the flies. Add a little washing up liquid to it. It breaks the vinegar's surface tension and drowns the flies.
The first night, I must have had about 50 flies in the bowl.