I have tried many type of fly traps, some I built myself and some commercial ones,
eventually i feel that this one works the best.
ready to start?
Step 1: Prepare Your Materials and Ingredients
These are the stuff you need -
Hot glue gun
Ingredients for the blend:
1 cup of warm water
5 tablespoon of white sugar
1 teaspoon of dry yeast
Step 2: Prepare the Plastic Bottle and the Washer
Prepare the plastic bottle
1) take the plastic bottle and cut with the knife the top third.
2) makes 3 holes in equal spacing for the plastic wire.
Prepare the washer with the plastic wires
1)cut 3 pics of the plastic wire at the same length about 65cm(2.1ft).
2)tie the wires to the washer, it is going to be the trap base to tie it in equal spacing.
Step 3: Construct the Bottle With the Wires and Add the Blend
1) position the washer at the bottom of the bottle,
and pull the wire through plastic bottle holes from outside to inside of the bottle.
last verify that the washer sits in the center of the bottle bottom.
2) now it's time to prepare the blend that going to attract the flyes
fill the plastic bottle about one glass of warm water about 45Celsius or 113Fahrenheit.
add the 1 teaspoon of yeast and 5 tablespoon of white sugar, and mix it well.
Step 4: Glue the Bottle and Your Fly Trap Is Ready
Great! your trap is almost ready, we just need to glue it.
1)take the bottle small part and turning over into the bottle base.
2)use your hot glue gun to join the two bottle parts together. make sure you glue it well and don't leave open holes.
3)let it dry for 5 minutes and Congratulation!!! you just create the best fly trap.
4)find a sunny spot and hang your trap,
you''ll be surprise how many flies and mosquitoes it attracts.
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