This sounds really crazy BUT if it works worth a try!!
Zip Lock Bag - Good Tip!
Recently I received an email about a popular fly repellent idea that
costs 4 cents and the price of a zip lock bag. At first, we were very
skeptical of the idea and thought to ourselves, “Why not try it?” With
slightly over two dozen rescue dogs, we felt we were an excellent
candidate to try it out….
Place on either side of the door a ziploc bag half full of water with
four bright shiney pennies in it, if the flies come in they soon leave.
We have been using this for the last 2 years with good success.
Zip Lock Bag - Good Tip!
Spring & summer are just around the corner. This experiment is
inexpensive and worth a try.
ZIP LOCK BAG - Good tip!
We went with friends to Sweety Pies on Sunday for breakfast and sat in
patio section beside the house. We happened to notice zip lock baggies
pinned to a post and a wall. The bags were half filled with water, each
contained 4 pennies, and they were zipped shut. Naturally we were
Sweety told us that these baggies kept the flies away! So naturally we
even more curious! We actually watched some flies come in the open
sit around on the window sill, and then fly out again. And there were
flies in the eating area! This morning I checked this out on Google.
are comments on this fly control idea. I'm now a believer!
Zip-lock water bags...
I tried the ziplock bag and pennies this weekend.. I have a
The flies were bad while I was camping. I put the baggie with pennies
the door of the LQ. NOT ONE FLY came in the trailer. The horse trailer
had many. Not sure why it works but it does!
Danielle Martin Says:
Fill a ziplock bag with water and 5 or 6 pennies and hang it in the
area. In my case it was a particular window in my home. It had a slight
passage way for insects. Every since I have done that, it has kept flies
wasps away. Some say that wasps and flies mistake the bag for some other
insect nest and are threatened.
I swear by the plastic bag of water trick. I have them on porch and
basement. We saw these in Northeast Mo.at an Amish grocery store &
have used them
since. They say it works because a fly sees a reflection & won't
Regarding the science behind zip log bags of water? My research found
the millions of molecules of water presents its own prism effect and
that flies have a lot of eyes, to them it's like a zillion disco balls
reflecting light, colors and movement in a dizzying manner. When you
flies are prey for many other bugs, animals, birds, etc., they simply
take the risk of being around that much perceived action. I moved to a
area and thought these "hillbillies" were just yanking my city boy chain
I tried it and it worked immediately! We went from hundreds of flies to
seeing the occasional one, but he didn't hang around long.
see picture attached to discussion.