Flies and mosquitoes can make life difficult for us. To get rid of it, all the tricks are good to take. Spray, insecticides, bowl of vinegar and washing-up liquid, swatters, mosquito nets… Only one very effective trap stands out and it doesn’t require a lot of equipment, just a sheet of paper!
Repelling flies and mosquitoes with a sheet: the material required
For repel flies and mosquitoes with a leaf, and effectively, here is the material required :
- A sheet of A4 paper
- 5 tablespoons of sugar
- 3 tablespoons of honey
- Some water
How to keep flies and mosquitoes away with a sheet?
Once you have gathered the materials needed to craft your fly and mosquito traphere’s what to do.
- In a saucepan, pour the sugar, the Honey and thewater. Cook for 5 minutes over very low heat.
- Cut the leaves into 3 lengthwise and brush them with your mixture.
- Make a hole at the top of the sheet and place the string there.
- Hang your sheets near the windows : mosquitoes and flies, attracted by the sweet mixture, will remain trapped there.
Other natural methods to scare away flies and mosquitoes
There are many 100% natural products and tips to get rid of flies and mosquitoes at home, but also in the garden. For example, you can pour a little white vinegar in a cup that you will place in strategic places in the house. Do not hesitate to install some fragrant plants, known to repel flies and mosquitoes: lavender, lemongrass or the scented geranium, the mosquito repellent plant to have!