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Flies can be a nuisance pest for homes and businesses. A fly infestation could pose a serious health risk as flies are known to spread a range of diseases, like Salmonella and E.coli.
If you want to prevent flies, there are some practical steps you can take to deter them. Some of these methods are totally cost-free and only require your time to action.
Recommended steps involve making changes indoors and outdoors to cover all potential hot spots and ensure effective fly control.
There are a number of ways listed that claim to be the definitive way for how to keep flies away. It is a combination of things that really help keep flies away from your home, property and food. These include:
FACT - Common house flies are attracted to decaying organic waste such as feces and rotting meat, whereas fruit flies will look for sugary substances and feed more commonly on overripe fruit, spilled soft drinks and alcohol.
From fruit fly traps to bottle traps, there are plenty of DIY fly traps on the internet. But are they effective at controlling fly infestations? There are two things you should think about before resorting to a DIY fly trap:
1. What is the cause of your fly infestation?
2. Is your DIY fly trap being used correctly?
Many homeowners aren’t familiar with fly biology, what causes fly infestations and how to get rid of flies for good, which is why a professional pest control service is useful. Ehrlich Pest Control provides fly control solutions for homes and businesses, no matter the severity of the infestation.
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