Every year the same problem: As soon as the fruit is in the cupboard a few days longer, many annoying fruit flies gather around banana, apple and Co. Once they are there, they are difficult to fight again. Until now! With this simple trick you get rid of fruit flies quickly. Read here how you can fight the pests. 

Especially now in summer, light foods like fruits and vegetables that are not heavy on the stomach are more popular. However, not only humans, but also fruit flies like sweet strawberries. Almost everyone has struggled with these annoying and unwanted blackheads of the fruit. But thanks to this simple trick, fruit flies will stay away from your favorite fruit in the future. 

Here’s how to make the effective fruit fly trap: 

You’ll need:  

  • Water
  • a little vinegar
  • some fruit juice (no matter what kind)
  • washing-up liquid
  • a bowl

Here’s how: 

  • Fill a shot glass up to a third full with vinegar. Then pour water into another shot glass until it is half full. Then fill the third shot glass to the brim with the fruit juice.
  • Off into the bowl
  • Then you dump the contents of the three shot glasses into the bowl.
  • When done, add 2 to 3 drops of dishwashing liquid to the mixture.
  • Stir the liquid a few more times and your homemade fruit fly trap to fight bugs is ready.
  • Now you should place it right next to your fruit and the problem with the annoying fruit flies is solved once and for all.

To prevent fruit flies from entering your house or apartment in the first place, you can also prevent fruit flies in a targeted manner: air the rooms regularly and do not let the fruit ripen for too long. In addition, fruit that has already been thrown away should be disposed of as quickly as possible. In this way, you can also combat the pests in the long term.