Fruit flies can be quite a nuisance if not taken care of in a timely fashion, almost to the point of looking like an infestation. Although quite small and seemingly vulnerable, these tiny little insects can be quite resilient to traditional methods, so in many ways, prevention is perhaps the best cure. With this in mind, you would do best to first prevent the appearance of fruit flies than trying to rid yourself of them after they’ve already made their presence known.
If you’ve had the misfortune of dealing with these annoying creatures, then you will undoubtedly appreciate a handful of good tips on how to fight them off. With this in mind, here are ten useful tips on how to get rid of fruit flies permanently.
10Empty your bins more often
Few places foster fruit flies better than recycle bins or plain old garbage bins. Unless you wash these bins regularly, there is a big chance for them to foster fruit flies sooner or later, especially when it comes to bottles that used to contain sweet drinks. You see, this is because fruit flies love sweet and fermented places, with a peculiar preference for bottles in which whatever liquid is left over has started fermenting.