How to Get Rid of Flies Quickly (Inside and Outside)


The constant presence of flies is anyone’s problem. You just wave your hands and look ridiculous just to make them go away.

But, you’ve probably thought that you need something that will help you get rid of these pesky parasites. Here, we’re going to suggest you several useful methods that will help you achieve that!

The average life span of flies is about one month. During that time, they multiply like crazy. You get a never-ending population that you wage war against.

Speed and flying are only some of the physical attributes that gives some varieties of flies a distinct advantage over others.

You have to know their natural weaknesses in order to destroy them. Flies are naturally attracted to light and smell. They can also be repelled by strong scents of some herbs and essential oils.

Here are four methods that will help you get rid of flies quickly inside and outside.


  • Method 1: Use DIY Fly Trap
  • #ACV Trap
    • Step 1. Mix ACV and dish soap in a Mason jar
    • Step 2. Secure the mouth of the jar with plastic wrap
    • Step 3. Poke several holes into the plastic wrap
  • #Fruit Trap
    • Step 1. Place chopped up rotten fruit in a bowl
    • Step 2. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap
    • Step 3. Poke several holes into the plastic wrap
  • Method 2: Use DIY Fly Repellent Spray
    • Step 1. Pour dish soap and water in a spray bottle
    • Step 2. Add essential oils to it
  • Method 3: Use Lavender Essential Oil
    • Step 1. Apply lavender oil on the sponge
    • Step 2. Place the lavender-scented sponge into the jar
  • Method 4: Use Cloves and Lemon
    • Single-Step Treatment: Insert cloves into the pulp of the lemon
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