Flies are part of our culture as thongs and corked hats. However, they are a pest in every sense of the word. They pose a health risk to humans, pets and livestock and can infest your business and spread diseases. A few species may even bite humans and animals. If a small fly problem is left uncontrolled, it has the potential to turn into a serious infestation. Some fly species are able to mature from eggs to adults in just seven days.
How to Get Rid of Flies Indoors
Using a professional fly control service is the most effective way to guarantee the complete removal of flies from your business. Your Pest Control expert will follow the removal approach to ensure your long-term protection:
- Exclusion - Proofing of doors, windows, roof vents, etc. to prevent flies entering a premises.
- Restriction - General good housekeeping practices to remove possible fly breeding sites.
- Destruction - Use of the correct fly control treatment for your individual circumstances.
- Monitoring - Inspection during regular visits.
A fly infestation in your home or business is a nuisance and a health risk. Flies carry diseases such as Typhoid, E.Coli and Salmonella. Luckily, Delhi Pest Control is there for you to keep flies where they belong – outside.
Call us at +91-9870275169 or contact us online to get rid of flies. Looking for some practical advice while you wait? We have some great tips to help you keep flies out of your house.
Pest Control Delhi Homemade Fly Traps
While the most effective way to get rid of flies is enlisting the help of pest control professionals, there are few methods designed to get rid of flies. Homemade fly traps are simple, cost-effective ways to combat flies, although their effectiveness varies. Here are some traps you can make with common household items.
Soda Bottle Traps
- Clean an empty, plastic two-liter soda bottle.
- Carefully cut the top third of the bottle by cutting near where the top of the label used to be.
- Pour a sweet liquid, like sugar water, in the larger, bottom third of the bottle.
- Turn the top third of the bottle upside-down, making a cone shape, and place it in the opening of the larger part of the bottle.
- Flies will find their way into the bottle but will be unable to get out.
Vinegar and Dish Soap Fly Trap
- Use a shallow dish bowl and fill it with an inch of apple cider vinegar and a tablespoon of sugar.
- Next, add some fruit-scented dish soap.
- You can leave the dish uncovered or tightly covered with plastic wrap. Make sure to poke a few holes in it to attract the flies.
Get Rid of Flies Outside
If you’re looking to remove flies outdoors, these garden plants do wonders when it comes to repelling flies.
Basil: It doesn’t require much work to maintain and can survive in any climate.
Lavender: Hang lavender in bundles around your home or yard or simply let it grow in your yard.
Nasturtiums: This flower keeps more than just flies away such as, aphids, most beetles and squash bugs. It also promotes the growth of other plants, which is why many gardeners plant nasturtiums along the edges of gardens.
Mint: Grow mint near windows or other openings in your home to keep away flies, mice and ants.
Get Rid of Flies Naturally
There are environmentally-friendly solutions to keeping flies away.
- Fill a glass jar with apple cider vinegar and place a paper funnel in the jar. The scent will attract flies and the paper funnel will prevent them from flying out.
- Place 20-25 cloves in lemon halves.
- Put several drops of Eucalyptus oil on ribbon or cloth strips and hang them near doors or windows.
How Ehrlich Gets Rid of Flies
Homemade traps are a simple solution to repelling flies. But, if flies start to become a constant nuisance, it’s best to call a pest control professional that can perform integrated pest management services to eradicate the fly infestation.
Once a survey of your premises is complete, your Ehrlich expert will recommend a fly control treatment program specially for your needs. It may include one, or a combination, of the following:
Housekeeping and hygiene recommendations
- Dusting powders
- Aerosol mists
- Electronic Fly Killers
Used in conjunction with Exclusion, Restriction and Monitoring practices you will have effective, long-term protection from flies for your property.
Need a professional solution to your fly problem? Call Ehrlich today at +91-9870275169