However, in response to consumer requests for the original formula, Clorox, the owner of Pine Sol, has made available a product containing 8.75% pine oil. Use the common household product Pine-Sol to keep flies away this year. Also, the chemical does not prevent fleas from re-infesting areas and it doesn't kill all of the fleas nor their eggs. Find out the results of my Borax ant killer tests here. Cedar chips will keep fleas out. Welcome to Smart School House! Treat this like you would any other chemical in your home. Since this worked out so well, I decided to see what I could find about repelling flies. Carol. Thanks for sharing this informative article, nice job. Use Pine-Sol To Keep Bugs And Pests Away. It could possibly damage the paint or finish. It is IMPORTANT to note that, just like any other cleaners, chemicals, and pest sprays, you should not use this Pine Sol spray around children, pets, on skin, or food. Copyright & Permissions © 2020 – Carol G Speake. Read on to discover why this fly spray works. Required fields are marked *. One cup pine sol with one cup vinegar added to a hose and sprayed around the yard twice a month will kill fleas and prevent them too. This product is not sold in stores, but is available to online purchasers. Can I put mixture in cups and just put on the tables? Flies seem to HATE pine-sol. Bleach contains strong odor and this will aid you in getting rid of the gnats fast. Anyway, right out front we have a spot about 3' X 17.5'. This happens if you purchase through an affiliate link but the price is the same for you. Keep the spray away from pets and children. Thanx for the pinesoil tip. Luckily, flies don’t like the smell (mosquitoes don’t either), which makes this a great DIY solution for getting rid of those bugs. They should quickly fly away. Contrary to popular belief, perfectly clean homes can easily become infested with fleas. To kill fleas, a completely different process occurs. Pine Sol is toxic, but fleas are Space Invaders. I personally LOVE the smell of original scent Pine Sol. The FAQ page on Pine Sol website says this: Q: Can I use Pine-Sol® Squirt ‘N Mop for washing a car? The fleas themselves are relatively easy to kill but it is their eggs that are the main headache. Disclosure of Material Connection: Some of the links in the post above are "affiliate links." He told me to use Borax detergent booster, this helped but they arent gone. Click to see our Privacy policy. Make your own homemade fly repellent with this formula to keep flies away. I'm so glad you're here! January 8th, 2008, 6:39 pm. July 4, 2007 pine sol would probibly burn your dog's skin. Have the flies got you bugged? The Gardening Cook is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com. Kelly Dixon, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Print out the instruction card below, which has a label for your spray bottle. Then set the jars on a table of food during a cook out. Admin note: This post on how to keep flies away with Pine Sol first appeared on the blog in June of 2013. Keep flies away with Pine Sol! Husband cooked breakfast out on grill and flies were all over. The simple answer to the question ‘does bleach kill bed bugs and their eggs?’ is YES, but it does come with a few caveats. Head on over to The Gardening Cook to find out how to do it. I do not recommend using Pine-Sol® to wash a car, since it is know to damage a car’s finish. Should only be used when children and pets will NEVER be present. As an Amazon Associate and member of other affiliate programs, I earn from qualifying purchases. Does it contain pine oil? How Does Salt Kill Fleas? Pine-Sol is not safe for dogs or cats to ingest. The moisture-absorbing capability of salt works to kill fleas. To make the fly repelling spray, mix the original Pine-Sol with water, at a ratio of 50/50 and put it in a spray bottle.