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So flies do not fly into the house
November 2019

So flies do not fly into the house

Anyone who has ever been to the Algarve, in southern Portugal, may have wondered about this: If windows or doors are open, especially in typical farmhouses, you can see plastic bags filled with water...

Fly-free apartment - windows open in the shade
November 2019

Fly-free apartment - windows open in the shade

Flies are attracted to the warm sunlit windows. So - windows too! If the sun has "moved on", you can open the now lying in the shadow window again. If I was not at home in the summer during the...

Anti-mosquito plant - no mosquitoes anymore
November 2019

Anti-mosquito plant - no mosquitoes anymore

Every year I have the problem that I have to fight with mosquitoes in the apartment. Since I do not like these mosquitoes in front of the window, I bought myself an anti-mosquito plant (eucalyptus)...

Catch mosquitoes and flies
November 2019

Catch mosquitoes and flies

If you, like me, do not feel like having to use different tricks of this forum after flattening your little fellow inhabitants to get the wall blood-free again, maybe my current method of trapping...

Catch live fly
November 2019

Catch live fly

For all animal lovers among you. I once saw on television how to catch flies without killing them. And you take a glass or cup and move towards the fly. At the same time you have to move the other...

Scare away flies - without poison and without violence
November 2019

Scare away flies - without poison and without violence

Situation: You want to make a well deserved afternoon nap (because you were in the best-agers nightclub on Friday night but had to go to work - now on Saturday noon you are tired accordingly) and lie...

Keep mosquitoes away with lavender
November 2019

Keep mosquitoes away with lavender

If I just want to fall asleep and hear a mosquito squad approach my head, I reach for the bedside table quite cool. There is a vial of lavender essential oil ready. A drop of it on the hairline or...

Catch flies without leaving stains
November 2019

Catch flies without leaving stains

Everyone knows the annoying fly problem. Get out on the terrace, forget to close the door and you have numerous visits to the annoying beasts. But how do you get them out again? - Well-tried method...

Flying in the apartment: airing
November 2019

Flying in the apartment: airing

There have already been a lot of tips on this topic. However, if you do not want to or can not use any of these tips, because too difficult, too easy, too little pet-friendly or whatever, you can do...

Catch mosquitoes without stains on wall and ceiling
November 2019

Catch mosquitoes without stains on wall and ceiling

Who are they not annoying, these annoying little beasts? Mosquitoes. Here's my tip on how you can really catch them without messing up wall or ceiling: In the mosquito season I always have an empty...