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How to get rid of Fruit flies?

I was Hoping someone out there knew how to get rid of Fruit Flies I have a few that just don't want to leave my house. Any Ideas?

 
liss05

Asked by liss05 at 12:30 PM on Sep. 18, 2009 in Home & Garden

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Answers (11)
  • Yep..put the vinegar or wine out....they should be gone in the morning. I hate those little pesky things...I think they come home from the grocery store produce section with my fruit. Sounds nice huh?
    KellyGirl_TX

    Answer by KellyGirl_TX at 7:56 PM on Sep. 19, 2009

  • make sure your sink is always cleaned out with no dirty dishes left in the sinl over night. also pour some blech down the drain. make sure all watrery areas are cleaned up. and all food is stored in its proper place.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:33 PM on Sep. 18, 2009

  • ammonia works better than bleach mop the kitchen,bathroom floor with ammonia and empty any standing water get rid of plants also.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:42 PM on Sep. 18, 2009

  • ammonia works
    mop with it
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:43 PM on Sep. 18, 2009

  • Thanks for the suggestions. Sadly there wasn't anything I thought they would be interested till I came across a spoiled Kiwi at the bottom of the fruit bowl. bleh
    liss05

    Answer by liss05 at 7:40 PM on Sep. 18, 2009

  • Put a small amount of vinegar in a jar lid or small bowl and let sit out all night

    dcr

    Answer by dcr at 11:58 PM on Sep. 18, 2009

  • If you have a cheap bottle of wine. pour some in a bowl and let it set they witll die in it.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:55 AM on Sep. 19, 2009

  • A Natural Solution for Pesky Fruit Flies

    Lure fruit flies from your fruit with these all-natural, non-toxic traps. Using a weak vinegar solution inside to attract the fruit flies, the trap reduces fruit fly populations by 70 to 80%.

    Place trap near food or the area of infestation
    Trap lasts for 30 days, then just throw it away
    If not opened, the traps can be stored for a year

    http://www.gardeners.com/on/demandware.store/Sites-Gardeners-Site/default/Link-Keywordsearch?q=fruit+fly+traps
    PSMother

    Answer by PSMother at 8:38 PM on Sep. 19, 2009

  • Bleach water works great.
    tyfry7496

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 10:11 PM on Sep. 19, 2009

  • I have had them alot too, they are so gross! I'm going to try the wine idea, I have heard of that before....
    emnasmom

    Answer by emnasmom at 5:56 PM on Sep. 20, 2009