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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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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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From egg to adult, house flies live anywhere from two weeks to one month. A female fly lays 75 to 100 eggs at a time. The eggs hatch a day later into tiny, legless worms called maggots. The maggot stage lasts 14 to 36 ho... More »

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To get rid of drain or sewer flies can entail identifying and eliminating their breeding sites and then using insecticidal products to kill adult flies. An infestation of sewer flies occurs in areas, which are called bre... More »

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House flies are approximately 1/4 inch long and can fly at speeds of up to 5 miles per hour. They are gray, with four dark stripes on the back portion of their bodies. House flies have two pairs of wings, using only one ... More »

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Get rid of flies naturally by adding sugar water to a 1-quart canning jar, adding a paper cone to the top and setting the trap in an out-of-the-way location. This simple fly trap allows flies to enter the jar but makes e... More »

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