New fact sheet on indoor flies

(Last Updated On: May 2, 2016)
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Dark-eyed fruit flies are just one of several flies covered by the new publication.

Got flies? A new House and Landscape Series fact sheet will help you figure out what you have, and how to search out the source of the problem.

Indoor flies are opportunists.  Give them a place to breed, and they’ll be all over the place just like, well, flies.  Knowing where these breeding sites are is much easier when you know what kind of fly is driving you crazy.  Indoor Flies and Their Control (ENTO-050) reviews and provides pictures and descriptions of the most common small and larger indoor flies.

The publication covers both the smaller flies, like fruit flies, phorid flies, drain flies and fungus gnats, and the larger indoor flies like blow flies, house flies and soldier flies.  Each of these different kinds of flies have a preferred place to raise a family.  And by far the best way to rid your home or business of flies is to find and eliminate these breeding “hot-spots”.

When it comes to flies, we’ve all been trained to reach for the spray can.  But insecticide fogs and sprays provide, at best, only temporary control of indoor flies.  If you really want to be fly-free indoors, check out the new fact sheet.

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