How to Get Rid of Flies Quickly (Inside and Outside)

Flies are everywhere around us. Yeah, we might push them away with our hands, but it feels like that can’t stop coming back. Even though their life is not that long, still they multiply fast, but also they fly fast and are really annoying.

But we can assure you that there are natural ways to get rid of them. They might be fast and fly around, but you just need to know their soft spot and eliminate them.

We suggest you a couple of natural recipes, to naturally repel flies.


Flies actually hate the smell of cloves, but when you combine it with lemon it’s right combination. You are getting a safe and natural repel against flies.

All you need is cloves and lemons.

All you need to do is cut the lemons in half and stick the cloves into the pulp. Just leave it on your table and you will have no more problems with flies.


You can help yourself against flies with using homemade repellent spray. It is good because it will be all natural, not like those repellent sprays in the shops that are full of chemicals.

All you need is: 2ts liquid dish soap (diluted), 10 to 12 drops peppermint oil, 10 to 12 drops lemongrass essential oil, spray bottle and one cup of water.

How to prepare: You should mix the water and the dish soap in the spray bottle, then add the drops of peppermint and lemongrass essential oils, close the bottle shake it, and it’s ready to use. But if you want to prevent yourself from flies you should spray all over your house every 2 weeks.


Lavender is good to be used as essential oil against flies, mostly because it has an intensive scent.

All you need is: Lavender essential oil, jar or a can with lid and sponge.

How to prepare: just apply a couple of lavender oil drops on the sponge and put it in the jar. Leave it like that for a couple of hours and then the next day open it so the flies would go away.

Here are a couple more additional tips:

-If you have bowls where u keep rotten apples, they should be washed every day.

– You can use citronella essential oils to repel flies and other insects.

-If you have a garden you can plant lemongrass, peppermint or lavender and you will always have them if you want to prepare any of the recipes from above.



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