House Flies are Taking Over!
If you have ever visited a town similar to Preston Idaho where there are a great number of produce fields and livestock, you have probably noticed a great number of flies gracing your with their presence. If you can image, pest control companies are very busy in these kinds of towns trying to manage the crazy number of house flies that take over barns and homes.
If you live in a city where it seems that house flies are taking over your home, you are likely not alone. It is highly suggested that you call a pest control company and have them remove the flies for you and then follow their visit up with preventative measures that can help reduce the number of flies you are shoeing away while you treat and eat your dinner in peace.
Tips for Keeping Flies Away
If you have small children it is likely that you ask for the door to be closed many times a day. It is very hard for little kids to remember to shut the door behind them as they run outside to play. While it is frustrating for mothers to be constantly reminding children to shut the door, it is even more frustrating when your home is filling with flies because the door was left open. The first tip we have is to implement a plan to keep the door shut as often as possible.
Flies love dirty things. I am sure once you think about all of the dirty things that flies land on throughout the day you feel better about the fact that they landed on your plate of chicken while you were eating dinner. The second tip we have for keeping flies away from your home is to keep any dirty substances cleaned up and removed from your yard. Garbage cans are a great driver of flies to your home. In fact, if your garbage cans are smelly, it is likely they are drawing flies in close to your home. Clean up any dirty areas of your home where flies may like to hang out.
Flies need to eat the same as we need to eat, only we don’t need to or want to share our food with them. There is nothing worse than watching a fly land on your food. The third tip we have is to keep any source of food away from where flies can find it. If you are leaving dog or cat food outside for extended periods of time it is time to move them. Flies love to eat your pets food. Think of any source of food that flies may be feasting on and remove them.
While it is gross to talk about, if you have a dog or a cat that goes to the bathroom outside, you need to clean up after them. It is very common for flies to nest and and multiple in dirty areas. If you keep your yard cleaned up of any droppings from your pets you will see less flies in your home and yard.
Flies are one of the most annoying pests that are out there. While they cause very little damage, they can cause you to go crazy in a short period of time. Managing your home and yard and implementing the tips that we have suggested above will help encourage flies to live somewhere other than inside your home and yard.