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Getting Rid of Fruit Flies

What you need:

  • 4 oz glass
  • Apple Cider Vinegar
  • Plastic wrap
  • Toothpick

How to:

  1. First, remove any damaged produce from counters and toss
  2. Toss some ice cubes in the garbage disposal and turn the disposal on to clean out and freshen. Be sure the trash can is clean also
  3. Fill a 4- 8 oz glass half way full with apple cider vinegar
  4. Cover tightly with plastic wrap
  5. Poke a few holes in it with a toothpick
  6. Place the glass trap in an area where you have noticed the most fruit flies
  7. The adult fruit flies will fly in and not be able to get out.
  8. Check the glass frequently
  9. Clean and refill as needed


You must use Apple Cider Vinegar for this

Linda Says:

You can also use a plastic throw away glass if you prefer.

Why It Works:

The fruit flies are attracted to the smell of the apple cider vinegar. They will enter the jar/trap through the holes and not come back out.