Apple cider vinegar has a strong odor that works to attract the flies while the detergent decreases the vinegar’s surface tension so that when a fly touches the surface it wont be able to escape. This is one of the best housekeeping tricks to get rid of fruit flies.
Things you need:
- 1/4 Cup – Apple cider vinegar
- 1-2 Drops – liquid detergent
Pour the apple cider vinegar into a bowl along with few drops of dish soap.
Place the vinegar filled bowl near the areas where the fruit flies and gnats are frequently seen, such as the kitchen sink. The scent of the vinegar with attract the flies and they wont be able to escape cause of the dish soap.