Outdoor Gnat Traps; Four ways to make it

Robert James
Pest Control Technician

Gnats are not always found in your kitchen or living room. Some gnats live outside, in your garden. Thus, it can be infuriating when you try to relax on the porch while being surrounded by a cloud of gnats.

In this article, we shall be discussing four things (or things) which you can use to make a homemade gnat trap.

outdoor gnat trap

The four things you need

There are a few things that you can use to drive away gnats from your surroundings.

You can use the following things as effective gnat remedy:

(click on the names to know more)

Dish soap

Dish soap can be very useful to drive gnats away from your surroundings.

Apple Cider Vinegar

Gnats are attracted to the smell of vinegar which you can use against them as a trap.

Hydrogen peroxide

Hydrogen peroxide is very effective in treating fungus gnat problems.


Similar to vinegar, gnats are attracted to wine which can be used as a trap.

Benefits of homemade remedies

The best thing about homemade remedies is that they are readily available. You don’t have to spend time and money in search of them as they might be already present in your home.

Besides, these homemade remedies are safe for use around children and pets. So, there’s no health risk involved with using them when you have children and pets in your house.


The homemade remedies will struggle if you have a bigger gnat problem like a gnat infestation. These solutions are best suited for a few gnat numbers. If having a gnat infestation, you should use chemical gnat repellents or seek professional help.

Have a gnat-free surrounding…

With the use of these homemade gnat traps. We hope you find this information useful and can solve your gnat issue.

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