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Help! Attack of the Flies!

My son left the back door open and now I have a bunch of flies swarming around the house. I have tried to get them with the fly swatter but no luck so far. Is there anything that I can leave out that will attract them so that I have a chance to get them?


Asked by JeremysMom at 3:43 PM on Jul. 21, 2010 in Home & Garden

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Answers (7)
  • The vinegar and juice is for fruit flies, it does work......not sure how long it would take to get flies. I had the same problem with flies, I bought and electric fly swatter and fly wonders. You can get them as they fly by with the electric swatter.

    Answer by tazdvl at 6:56 PM on Jul. 21, 2010

  • I read about someone putting a jar of juice or sweet liquor in a covered jar over night with holes large enough for the flies to get into. Supposedly they crawl in and can't get out.

    Answer by BethLopez at 4:43 PM on Jul. 21, 2010

  • Food.

    Answer by louise2 at 3:46 PM on Jul. 21, 2010

  • Food might work... but they are annoying this silly flies.

    And super smart. I say ... buy a fly strip and and fly swater and kill them ...


    Answer by Dannille33 at 3:49 PM on Jul. 21, 2010

  • Get a zip lock and put water in in and hang it up

    Answer by mamaofficer at 9:22 PM on Jul. 21, 2010

  • I agree with the fly strips. Yeah, they're gross, but they work.

    Answer by Pnukey at 11:18 AM on Jul. 22, 2010

  • I know food will work but I really don't want to use food. I had heard something about vinegar water or something that attracts a certain insects but was not sure if it was flies or not.


    Comment by JeremysMom (original poster) at 3:52 PM on Jul. 21, 2010