Anyone who has lived in Texas for more than a year understands that flies, bugs, and those annoying mosquitoes are going to pop up especially in the warmer months. We all hate dealing with them, but you know what to expect. Even if you keep your kitchen sparkling clean, you’re going to see a few flies hanging around, but there was something online that should eliminate that problem for you. So, of course I wanted to share the new life hack I found with you.

Texas Bugs, Flies, and Mosquitoes

I’ll admit that I probably have a few more flies in my kitchen as my dogs have a door they can open that is close to the kitchen, so we spend more time swatting at flies than most. Which is why I was excited to hear about this simple combination of household items that can help eliminate your issues with flies, bugs, and mosquitos.  

Ingredients to Eliminate Annoying Flies, Mosquitoes, and Bugs 

This life hack to kill all those flies, bugs, and mosquitoes was posted on social media by a group called Texas Pet Rescue and it’s just three ingredients. You will need

  • ½ cup of vinegar
  • ½ cup of olive oil (or other vegetable oil)
  • ½ cup of shampoo

Directions to Eliminate Annoying Flies, Mosquitoes, and Bugs 

First, mix all the ingredients together in a container you’re okay with throwing away. Next you will place the bowl/container in the area that is attracting the annoying pests. Leave the mixture out for a few hours and you will see how quickly it works.  

If you have other suggestions or helpful tips, please share those in the comment section so we don’t have to deal with the annoying pests as much in the coming months.  

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