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To get rid of flies, a person should create fly traps, clean and seal the area and add natural predators to the area that prey on flies. Pesticides can also be helpful, although these can have negative consequences for p... More »

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Getting rid of house flies involves finding and destroying their breeding sites and using insecticides to kill all adult flies. Uncovered food sources, feces and trash cans are common breeding sites for house flies. More »

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Insecticide sprays and powders are efficient at getting rid of cluster flies. Using a mini-vac has also been proven to help get rid of these flies. More »

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Electronic UV fly killers work to reduce the number of flies in an area. These devices are most effective if they produce light in the 330- to 350-nanometer range to attract insects. Some devices electrocute insects as t... More »

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To eliminate drain flies, identify the area where the flies are breeding, and clean the affected pipe. Repairs may be necessary if the flies are breeding near a damaged drainage pipe. Eliminating a drain-fly infestation ... More »

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One way to kill flies without using spray is to make some traps using apple cider vinegar, a plastic sandwich bag and a cup. The trap works by luring the flies into the cup with the vinegar and using the plastic bag to p... More »

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