An Age-Old Trick to Rid Your House of Flies and Cockroaches


An Age-Old Trick to Rid Your House of Flies and Cockroaches

Insects in a home can be a constant source of discomfort and annoyance, whether it’s the persistent buzz of flies, the irritation from mosquito bites, or concerns about the bacteria that cockroaches carry. Nobody wants these unwelcome guests inside. However, before resorting to harmful commercial insecticides, it’s important to know that there are eco-friendly and health-conscious ways to address these intruders.

DIY Solutions for Common Pests:

1. DIY Insect Traps:

  • Apple Cider Vinegar Trap:
    • What You Need: Cider/balsamic vinegar, liquid dishwashing detergent, a glass bowl, plastic wrap, and a toothpick.
    • How To: Pour 2-3 cm of vinegar into the bowl, add detergent and mix. Cover with plastic wrap and puncture with a toothpick. Insects are attracted to the vinegar but get trapped due to the detergent.
  • Fruit Trap:
    • How To: Place an overripe fruit in a bowl, cover tightly with plastic wrap, and punch small holes using a toothpick. Fruit flies enter but cannot escape.

2. Natural Insecticide Spray:

  • Ingredients:

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