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How to Get Rid of Fruit Flies in House

September 3, 2021

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Do you have those little fruit flies and gnats bothering you around your kitchen? Are you thinking about how to get rid of fruit flies in house? I am here to help you get rid of fruit flies fast! Flies and Gnats can make your life miserable. Though they might be small in size they can eat up your appetite and leave you in disgust by enjoying your food before you.

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I have the perfect homemade solutions to get rid of those annoying little gnats and fruit flies. Remember it is so important to find where the problem is. These little nasty fruit flies and gnats love places like the drains, bananas, molded fruits, potatoes, trash, or dirty drain. Find the problem and take care of it right away or else you’ll be killing fruit flies and gnats all year long. Make sure to check out how I clean my drain if you want to understand how to get rid of fruit flies inside the drain.

Since our summers are longer now, I’m still catching some gnats wandering in our kitchen, that’s why today, I’m going to show you how to get rid of fruit flies fast and once and for all. Don’t waste your money on those store-bought traps! You literally only really need 2 ingredients to catch these little fruit flies and gnats and you’ll be free of them. You will not only get rid of those fruit flies but you will also save money with this hack. The two ingredients are; Apple cider vinegar and plastic wrap. These two ingredients are enough to catch them but to make sure we’re getting rid of all of them. Here is the list of stuff you all should have in your kitchen.

To be honest the most important part is keeping your drains clean, taking out molded food, and vegetables and taking out the trash daily. Make sure to check out my homemade drain cleaner! you’ll thank me for not ever having to call a plumber!!!


  • Small shallow bowl
  • Apple cider vinegar
  • Dish soap
  • Plastic wrap
  • Chopstick

Instruction on How to Get Rid of Fruit Flies Fast

  • Pour 1/4 cup of apple cider vinegar into the shallow bowl.
  • Add a couple of pumps of dish soap.
  • Now cover the bowl in a plastic wrap tightly and then poke a couple of holes with a chopstick or skewer.
  • Put this bowl where you find the most fruit flies and gnats flying around. These gnats are attracted to the smell of apple cider vinegar. The plastic wrap ensures the gnats don’t fly out but the dish soap also prevents them from flying out. If you don’t have plastic wrap you can set this trap up without it.
  • Now sit back and wait to see how many gnats you catch the next day.

Bonus Tip: To be honest the most important thing is to keep your drains clean and toss any molded fruits and vegetables.


Hope you guys find this post helpful and answered your question about  How to get rid of fruit flies and gnats. If you try my method of how to get rid of fruit flies fast, don’t forget to leave me a comment below. I love reading everyone’s comments and love even more replying to you guys! Don’t forget to take a picture of all the gnats you caught and share it with me on Instagram so I can repost it in my stories!





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