Looking for some ways to get rid of flies? If you’re fed up with the annoying buzzing of flies all over your house, it’s time to get rid of them.

9 Natural Ways to Get Rid of Flies | Home Remedies

A study shows that there are more than 100,000 species of flies and I’m pretty sure we don’t like them. Flies are not just nuisance they are dangerous to our health because they are carriers of disease-causing bacteria. They can be easily found in places where there is no cleanliness or hygiene. Thus, it is important to keep your home clean and you can try these natural ways to get rid of flies.

1. Use Cloves

Cloves are aromatic flower buds of a plant named Syzygium aromaticum. Though it only grows in few countries but it is used in almost all part of the world. It has a calming effect on mouth tissues but also has other medicinal properties.

Cloves also have an insect repellant properties, that is why it is great to use it to get rid of them. Check it out here.

2. Vinegar Fly Trap
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Vinegar attracts flies and it is a perfect way to lure them in and get rid of them once and for all! See it here.

3. Plant Basil and Other Herbs

Herbs will not just make your house green and beautiful but it can also repel flies naturally. See the seven herbs that can repel flies naturally here.

4. Fruit Fly Trap


A simple DIY that you might already have all that you needed, so it makes it super cheap as well. Check it out here.


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5. The Wine Trap
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A glamorous idea that is worth sharing. Flies are attracted to anything fermented, red and white wine will be a perfect trap. See it here.

6. Venus Fly Trap

An amazing plant that has an extraordinary leaf that feeds on insects, so add this plant in your house and be captivated on how it will get rid of flies.

7. Homemade Flypaper
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Commercial flypapers may be contained substances that are not just poisonous to flies but also to humans, so to avoid accidental poisoning, make your own homemade flypaper, quite sure it is also as effective as the commercial ones. See how it’s done here.

8. Natural Fly Spray with Herbs


An amazing alternative for chemical infuses fly repellant and totally safe for plants, animals, and humans. Check it out here.

9. The Honey Trap

The honey’s sweet aroma and sticky qualities is a perfect ingredient to trap flies. The easy and best way to make your own honey trap is to :

Get an empty jar and fill it with the mixture of honey and water.
Tape some plastic wrap over the top of the jar
Poke some small holes in it with a pen or toothpick.

Fruit flies are attracted to a honey, so once they get inside your jar with the honey they will get stuck to it.


Are you up for another way to get rid of flies? Check this video from Andrew Perlot:

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Originally posted on June 12, 2016 @ 1:40 PM

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