With summer already upon us, prevention is undoubtedly better than cure when it comes to fighting flies. Let’s be honest, no one wants fly-catchers and sticky fly traps taking over the house once pests start dominating your residence.
The most efficient way to keep your home free from flies is by completely getting rid of typical breeding sites. Regularly clearing garbage and getting rid of pet waste is essential, and at the same time, covering bins and compost heaps with tight-fitting lids will restrict flies from narrowing down on your house.
With that taken care of, if you live with pets, you should try and regularly remove their soiled bedding, garbage, straw and every other decaying plant and animal matter from close to your home and garden. Your nose is your best friend – If it gives out a bad odor, it’s heaven to a bug-eyed beast!
Gather all wet rubbish and dispose them into a plastic rubbish bag. This way you can escape from the hassle of having to empty and clean bins as well as avoid fly-breeding sites.
In the kitchen, do not leave food uncovered (including food for pet) and get rid of anything on which you have spotted a fly landing. Remind yourself, every time they land, they vomit and defecate.
Tip: If that familiar buzz is introduced to your ears before bedtime, shut all the lights in the room, leave only the glow from an outside light or street light, and keep the window open. The fly would automatically go towards it.
Flies taste things with their feet. They walk over all kinds of rotting foods and plants, collecting germs as they go. This is where flies pose a health hazard; flies can carry bacteria and spread all kinds of horrible diseases to us humans.
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