Does vinegar kill flies

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Yes! It does. I discovered this by accident actually. As an alternative to Windex, we have been using vinegar cleaner in a spray bottle... and one day I was buzzed by a pesky housefly, and after spraying it with one mist... it dropped... took 3 steps and died. I was puzzled by this... until I started to spray any housefly I see with vinegar cleaner for the past 5 years... same result.. they walk about 3-5 steps... buzz a little, and die instantly. There must be something chemically going on within the fly with vinegar, but YES, it's a great non-toxic, clean way of instantly killing a housefly.

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What will attract and kill fruit flies?

Vinegar is the best to use to trap and kill fruit flies.

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No it does not it on gets them tipsy

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No vinegar can not kill you.

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yes the smell will stun the fly and will kill it

How too kill fruit flies?

apple cider vinegar and dish soap (2 drops)

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Yes, both white vinegar and apple cider vinegar are known to repel garden pests. It's a great, natural alternative to harsh pesticides.

Why are flies attracted to vinegar?

the reason why flies attracted to vinegar is its wet and the smell

How do you kill fruit flies?

One of the things I have used was taking a plastic bottle pouring some vinegar in the bottle and leaving the top a little on. If not cover with plastic food wrap and poke holes on the top the flies will be attracted to it and drown in the vinegar

Will vinegar kill plants?

Vinegar will eventually kill a plant as it is slightly acidic. I would however depend on the size of the plant and the amount of vinegar used.

Can White Vinegar Kill Warts?

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Vinegar does kill dust mites. Mixing a bowl of water with vinegar will help get rid of problem dust mites.

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Yes, vinegar kills aphids even though it will also kill your plant.

Will vinegar kill a wasps nest?

Vinegar will kill a wasp nest by burning the wasp and their eggs. To kill the wasp and the nest instantly mix vinegar, soap, and water to be sprayed onto the nest.

Does vinegar helps plants grow?

No, vinegar will kill plants.

Does vinegar kill germs?

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Does vinegar kill bacteria on raw beef?

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Does vinegar kill mosquitoes?

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How do you completely kill off swarming flies We have swarming flies on our porch in warm weather?

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Does oil and vinegar kill lice?

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Vinegar will kill heart worms in some breeds of dogs. It also depends on how bad and how long your dog has had the worms that determines if vinegar will work or not.

Does vinegar repel flies?

Remember the old saying "you catch more flies with honey than with vinegar" It's true: flies recoil from vinegar. So the next time you're having a picnic, wipe the table with undiluted white vinegar before you set up.

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