Summer is the season for fun picnics, barbeques, and time to throw open the windows to let in some air. And that’s when the flies sneak in. Flies get everywhere, buzzing around the house as though it were their own. A can of fly spray is always an effective option, but do you really want to jump straight into spraying toxic chemicals throughout your home? Instead, try natural home remedies to get rid of those pesky flies.


1. Plastic Water Bags

Although a fly only has two eyes, each of them has between 3,000 and 6,000 lenses. This gives them a mosaic view of the world, allowing them to detect minuscule changes in light patterns. Using their eyes against them provides an effective fly repellent. Take a plastic bag and fill it 2/3 full of water. Securely tie the top with a string and hang the bag outside your open windows and doors. As the sun hits the bag, light is reflected in all directions. Flies become confused and disoriented and will soon buzz off.

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