Terro Fruit Fly Trap Review

This is short and quick review of the TERRO Fruit Fly Trap. Terro is a well known brand in the pest control scene, but does this Fruit Fly Trap holds up to its promise? Read on to find out.

>> See related article: Best Fly Traps


TERRO Fruit Fly Trap

This fruit fly trap by TERRO is a ready-to-use fly trap that features an adorable and fun apple shape design that lures fruit flies using its food base liquid lure inside.

The trap works both inside and out of the house. The formula used is free from scent and non- toxic, allowing placement around kids and pets safe. This fast acting trap shows results within a few days and you should be able to see a significant reduction in the number of fruit flies if it’s set up correctly and at the correct location.

To activate trap – remove leaf-like lid of the trap and pour liquid lure (located at the base) into the exposed vapor chamber. Leaving the lid off, place trap near areas in the house where fruit flies frequent.

>> Available in these sizes: 1 pack, 2 pack, 3 pack & 8 pack

Pros
  • Fast acting
  • Set and forget
  • Last for 30 days
  • Non-toxic formula
  • Pleasant looking design
  • Can be used both indoor and outdoor
Cons
  • Only works on fruit flies
  • Not as effective as pesticide based products

Best place to place the TERRO Fruit Fly Trap

The best way to get rid of fruit flies in the long run is to locate the source of its breeding spot and set the trap. Some of the most common area they hang out includes the fruit bowl in the kitchen and around the Garbage Bin area.

Consider placing traps at these areas:

  • On kitchen counters
  • Under the sink
  • Under the dishwasher
  • Near fruits and vegetables storage area



DIY Fly Trap

A DIY fruit fly trap is really simple and straightforward to make. All you’ll need is a plastic bottle, a sheet of paper and fruit or apple cider vinegar as the bait.

To make trap – simply cut plastic bottle into half, place the bait into the bottom half of the bottle and fold the paper into a funnel shape to be places at the opening.

>> The results

There’s no need to worry if the trapped fruit flies will be able to escape (see video for the results).


What do you think of the Terro Fruit Fly Trap? Or are you more interested in making your own? Let us know in the comment.


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