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Fruit fly season coming: Springfield MO.

Fruit fly season coming: Springfield MO.

Fruit fly season is on its way and as you know these little critters can become a real nuisance in the home, especially in the kitchen. Here is a non-toxic way of getting rid of these little pests that may enter you home. I Hope you find this article a help and remember this simple technique when you see your first fruit fly this year. 

Once fruit flies have descended upon your space, they can be extremely difficult to get rid of. Follow these tips to keep these pesky bugs out of your kitchen for good. There are many things you could do to prevent fruit fly infestations, like keeping rotting or overripe fruit out of your kitchen, but once they are in your house, well they just seem to never go away.   Start by putting all ripened fruit or vegetables like onions, tomatoes, and potatoes in the refrigerator and cleaning recycling bins that hold empty bottles and cans to eliminate the sources of attraction and breeding.

For non-chemical, non-toxic, trapping and killing fruit flies, apple cider vinegar and a few drops of dish soap are as easy as it gets.

Here are the simple instructions:

1. place 1 cup of apple cider vinegar into a jar or small bowl.

2. Add a couple drops of dish soap to the jar.

3. Place in the area where you've seen the fruit flies, and wait for the trap to do its job.

How This Works:

This works because Fruit flies are attracted to the smell of the vinegar, and will try to land on its surface. But they're in for a surprise as the dish soap breaks the surface tension of the vinegar, the fruit flies fall in and drown.

The result is a lot of dead fruit flies, which can be conveniently be poured down your drain.

You might wonder what do fruit flies have to do with carpet cleaning? Well something you should know about Ultra Carpet Care is that we are all about creating Healthy Homes In Springfield Missouri.  Our goal is to provide you a healthy and clean home. We often come across cleaning tips that we find may be helpful to our customers and want to pass them along.  We are committed to providing you the very best carpet, upholstery and area rug cleaning in Springfield, Nixa, Ozark, Republic, Battlefield and all surrounding areas. For professional carpet cleaning in Springfield MO. Call Ultra Carpet Care. (417) 459-1971

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