I’m a cook – my two-ingredient hack will stop gnats coming out of your drain
WHEN gnats congregate in the kitchen or the bathroom, they tend to lay their eggs in the drain.
This then makes it even harder for you to get rid of them as they can continue to procreate with no end in sight.
However, one cooking fan has revealed just what she does to avoid this from happening, especially as the weather starts to heat up.
Bronx mom Michelle, who is more widely known as Big Mama Cooks, took to TikTok to share her hack.
"Gnats lay eggs in drains and become a huge pain in the home," she began.
"I tackle this issue by boiling a pot of water and I pour half a cup of bleach down the drain.
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"Pour half of the hot water down the drain and repeat – half a cup of bleach and the remaining hot water.
"I do this once a week during the warm season."
But if bleach isn't your thing, you can replace it with baking soda and vinegar, according to her comment section.
Other people added their input about her hack, with one person saying: "This is the best to get rid of drain flies!
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"They feed off the sugars in your drains. They are a pain to get rid of once they start multiplying."
And although a few people warned to not pour hot water down the pipes, you can do it if you don't have a septic tank in your home or if you don't have clogging issues.
And if gnats are attacking your plants, there's another four-ingredient mix you can make to get rid of them.
On a plate, a gardening expert added a few spoonfuls of sugar topped with white vinegar and Ajax dish soap.
She then mixed it up and added a few sprinkles of honey, leaving the plate out near her plants where the gnats were concentrated.
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The next morning, she came back to a plate full of dead gnats.
The honey, vinegar, and sugar will attract these pesky insects but the dish soap will kill them on the spot.
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