Bunnings shoppers rave about $10 Aussie summer must-have item

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Anyone who has ever tried to host a BBQ outside during the Aussie summer knows one of the most annoying things of the season are the flies.

Let alone trying to keep them from coming into your house. So it's no surprise that people are keen to try almost anything to help solve the common problem.

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This annoying summer problem might have just been solved thanks to Bunnings. Photo: Getty

Bunnings shoppers in particular think the may have discovered the holy grail product of fly banishment and have been raving about the $10 item on social media - despite some of its flaws.

The Envirosafe Fly Trap, which also comes in a jumbo size for $20, uses a non-toxic bait to lure and trap flies inside the bottle.


In a host of different Bunnings groups on Facebook, people have called the item "an actual game changer" and "awesome".

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Bunnings' Envirosafe Fly Trap also comes in a jumbo size for $20. Photos: Bunnings/Facebook

"Honestly these fly traps are awesome, I’m in south east Queensland and there’s swarms of flies at the moment," one person shared.

"So embarrassed when I saw how many ended up in here after one day!" one person said.

Users have warned it does get "smelly" and "gross", but all seem to agree it is worth it.

Bunnings shoppers love to share their favourite items online. Photo: Getty

Though one person did come up with a clever trick for a no mess clean up that was praised by her fellow Bunnings shoppers as 'genius.'

All she did was insert a freezer bag into the bottle before adding the solution.

"A legend walks among us," one person raved.

It comes after another Bunnings shopper was recently praised online for their gardening hack that saved her plenty of money.

"If you’re like me and struggle with the thought of paying hundreds of dollars for an oversized planter, then you’re gonna love this," she shared in a popular Bunnings Facebook group.

"It’s a compost bin, upturned, available from Bunnings, painted in an exterior paint. So simple, yet so effective!

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