Fruit flies are extremely hard to get rid of so the best rule of thumb it to try not to get them in the first place. But if you do, try this. 

Fruit flies can lay up to 500 eggs at a time on the surface of fruit or other food. The entire life cycle from egg to adult takes about eight days, and they quickly multiply. One overripe piece of fruit or vegetable will give way to a fruit fly swarm in under a week.

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How to make a fruit fly trap according to Sharon:

"You need apple cider vinegar. It's a key ingredient, very important. A cup of some sort, saran wrap and a rubber band. Rip off a piece of saran wrap and open the apple cider vinegar and pour just enough into the cup to give them the smell. For some reason, they are very attracted to it. Put saran wrap over the top of the container and secure it with the rubber band. Add a few holes in the top and within a few minutes you will see results."

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