How To Get Rid Of Fruit Flies, Before AND After They Enter Your Home

Fruit flies are a disgusting reality of spring and summer. As soon as fresh produce hits the counters, so, too, come the fruit flies. They're absolutely harmless, it's true, but a nuisance nonetheless. Luckily, there are many easy tricks you can do to get rid of them. We've got that info below, but first, let us tell you where they come from.

You might want to sit down for this: Fruit flies sneak their way into your lives because their eggs and larvae are already on the fruit you buy at the grocery store. That's right, folks, there's a very good chance that those bananas you absentmindedly added to your cart at the supermarket are covered in bugs. Once in the home, fruit flies thrive because they breed insanely well in kitchen sink drains.

We're sorry to be the bearers of gross news, but knowing is half the battle. Here's what you can do with that information: