DIY Mix to Quickly Eliminate Flies, Cockroaches, and Mosquitoes

Creating your own natural pest control solution is a great way to deal with flies, cockroaches, and mosquitoes without resorting to harsh chemicals. The ingredients you’ve listed, vegetable oil, soap, and distilled vinegar, can be effective in repelling and eliminating these pests. Here’s how to use the solution:


  1. In a container, combine the following ingredients:
    • 1 cup of vegetable oil
    • 1 tablespoon of liquid soap
    • 1 tablespoon of distilled vinegar
  2. Mix the ingredients thoroughly to ensure they are well combined.
  3. Transfer the mixture into a spray bottle for easy application.

Ways to use the solution:

  • Outdoor Use: Spray it in areas where you’ve seen pests outside your home, such as around entry points, windows, and doorways.
  • Indoor Use: For indoor pests like cockroaches, spray the solution in areas where they frequent, such as cracks, crevices, and along baseboards.
  • Personal Use: If you’re spending time outdoors, spray a light mist on your skin or clothing to help repel mosquitoes. Avoid contact with your eyes.