Make your own nice-smelling fruit fly trap with these common kitchen items 0



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Are you just tired of fruit flies hovering over everything? Having them fly around also make your house appear less hygienic when all these flies want is a sniff of fruits.

Instead of buying a spray off the shelves, why not make your own DIY fruit fly trap?

This one not only traps the flies without harsh chemicals floating around but also adds a fresh lemon scent to your kitchen.

Steps-by-step guide

1. You will need a lemon, a plastic container, a screw driver or cutter.

Make a hole in the lid. Photo credit: YouTube (Grant Thompson – “The King of Random”)

2. Cut a tiny hole in the lid with the cutter or heat the head of a screwdriver to melt a hole in the lid like below.

Keep half a lemon in the container and flies will get trapped. Photo credit: YouTube (Grant Thompson – “The King of Random”)

3. Cut a lemon in half and squeeze out some of the juice into the container. Put the squeezed half lemon inside the container and close the lid. Done!

The fruit flies will get attracted to the citrusy scent and remain trapped inside. Once full, simply pour a little water through the lid’s hole, microwave the container for 15 to 30 seconds and rinse the container out. Add half a lemon every time you wish to reuse the trap.

This video will show you how to do it…

Have you ever used this trick? How do you usually get rid of flies?

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