Pour vegetable or olive oil in your kitchen sink. This will catch any gnats that hang around the drain or garbage disposal. The gnats will fly into the oil but will be either unable to free themselves from it, or simply unable to mate afterward, as they are coated in the oil. You may need to repeat this process several times to get all of the gnats, but it is very effective.
The gnats you see in and around your drain could be one of many different small flies. Fungus gnats, for example, typically breed in soggy soil in container plants. Fruit flies are drawn by ripening fruit and the recycling bin. Drain flies begin in the sewers and emerge from the drain into the home. These species of small flies and other gnats can...
Today the guy who sprays my house was here. I told him I had a lot of what looked like gnats, but there was no food out. He said: buy a bottle of degreaser and pour it for sure in both your kitchen sink drain before you go to bed. Then in the morning before you put any water down the drain pour very hot water in each drain. Gnats fly down to the gunk in your J pipe lay their eggs and a new crop hatches over night. Repeat nightly until your gnat problem is gone.
House plants. Cinnamon get's rid of molds and mildew in house plants too. Simply sprinkle a bit of cinnamon on the soil. It will also get rid of gnats if you happen to have them buzzing around your house plants. These are the same gnats seedlings get, the cinnamon destroys the fungus they feed on and they will die. Pesticide for ants, too! Great blog post(RM)
Hey! Before you begin, can we send you a free jar of coconut oil? Click here to get the details. 4. Cover Your Fruit Bowls While setting out a big bowl of fresh fruit on your counter is an excellent way to keep healthy snacks within reach, it has the distinct disadvantage of drawing in these tiny pests. Keep fruit flies away by fitting some… [read more]