The Ultimate Cheap and Reusable Fruit Fly Trap

The Ultimate Cheap and Reusable Fruit Fly Trap

Faith Durand
Jul 22, 2010

Fruit flies got you down? Yes, they breed like crazy this time of year, coming home with your precious fruits and vegetables. But you don't need to suffer their annoyances; make a cheap trap that will end their reign in your kitchen forever.

The equipment list here is simple: Mason jar, hammer and nail, cheap beer. Drown those suckers before they ever get going. It's all natural, non-toxic, and all it'll cost you is a little beer.

See the full instructions: How To: Make the Ultimate, Reusable Fruit Fly Trap at Curbly

Of course, if you're using a clear Mason jar you may want to put it somewhere out of sight in the kitchen. You can also wrap the jar in paper or aluminum foil, or use a non-transparent jar to hide all that drowned fly ickiness.

We have a few more pieces of info and good ideas on getting rid of fruit flies here:

Fruit Flies! What They Are and How To Get Rid of Them
Tips: Repel Fruit Flies with Rue
Good Question: How To Get Rid of Fruit Flies?

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