To make a fruit fly trap, place a piece of fruit in the bottom of a glass or jar, and tape a paper funnel securely into its opening. This method attracts flies and prohibits them from escaping easily, according to Apartm... More » Home & Garden Pest Control Invasive Insects

Recipes for homemade fly traps include a substance to attract the flies and a container to trap the flies. One recipe calls for cutting an empty 2-liter soda bottle in half. Food that has begun spoiling is placed into th... More »

Homemade fruit fly traps are designed to attract fruit flies, so it might appear at first as if they are bringing more fruit flies into a home. However, the traps are actually attracting flies that are already in the hom... More »

You only need some string, a dark-colored ball, some fly paper and a small stool to build an effective horsefly trap. Attach the ball to the stool with string, and then wrap fly paper around the stool's legs. Attach the ... More » Home & Garden Pest Control Invasive Insects

A deer fly trap is a trap that attracts deer flies using some form of bait. In most cases, the flies are attracted by the trap's motion, color and size. The trap is covered by a sticky material that captures flies as the... More » Home & Garden Pest Control Invasive Insects

To make a glass wasp trap, bait a container, cover it with foil and punch a hole in the foil to allow the wasps to enter the trap but not crawl out. You need a glass container, a sweetened liquid, aluminum foil, a pencil... More »

To create a gnat trap, combine apple cider vinegar with liquid dish soap, and pour the solution into an empty glass. Use a piece of paper to make a funnel, and secure the funnel with tape. Place the funnel in the opening... More »