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Fruit flies?

Anonymous
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I have little gnats or fruit flies in my kitchen, hanging around the sink. Other than cleaning the sink (AGAIN) what is a good way to get rid of them? They bother me more than anything and honestly I have no idea where they came from.

Posted by Anonymous on Jun. 17, 2013 at 11:33 AM
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MaNdYbEaR2010
by on Jun. 17, 2013 at 11:35 AM
Fly ribbons

Vinegar and sugar in a glass. Tape plastic wrap over the top. Poke tiny holes in the plastic.
Snakecharm
by Ruby Member on Jun. 17, 2013 at 11:37 AM
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I second the vinegar idea. I use apple cider vinegar.
FlyingHottie
by Gold Member on Jun. 17, 2013 at 11:37 AM

Sugar pop with dish soap mixed in... They smell the sweet to go in and then get stuck with the soap

baileyquarters
by on Jun. 17, 2013 at 11:38 AM
Sometimes they're in the drain. You could pour bleach down the sink and leave it over night. Some bad cases they build little gross nests in the pipe and you have to take it apart and remove it.
RigPrincess85
by Silver Member on Jun. 17, 2013 at 11:39 AM
I do the vinegar thing and pour bleach down my sink.
CjEmmemommy
by on Jun. 17, 2013 at 11:39 AM

 They are the devil. We just got rid of some, well mostly.

 Anyway take a cut and put apple cider vingar in it, cover with plastic wrap and make holes with a fork in the top. IDK why but they love that crap, get in but then cant get out. That is how we caught most of ours. Did it for 2 days but I think I need to do it again!

bunnyxlover
by hippity hop on Jun. 17, 2013 at 11:39 AM

ughhh i have the same problem!

i tried pouring bleach down the drain, i was told they nest in there and that seemed to work for a little while

Anonymous
by Anonymous 2 on Jun. 17, 2013 at 11:39 AM

you need to clean your drains.  vinegar and baking soda work well

also, google for fruit fly traps.  you can make one with an old soda bottle and red wine vinegar

Anonymous
by Anonymous 3 on Jun. 17, 2013 at 11:39 AM
Are they only in the kitchen sink? Could be sewer gnats. If you have a busted pipe then they're breeding down there.
Otherwise just use the apple cider vinegar.
Glitchtastic
by Glitter Trauma on Jun. 17, 2013 at 11:40 AM

Apple cider vinegar! 

Put it in a water bottle and put cling wrap over the top. Poke a bunch of holes in the plastic wrap. They climb in, but can't climb out and the ACV will kill them. 

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