To get rid of gnats in the kitchen, get rid of rotten food, store food items in a secure location, clean the kitchen, remove moisture, put your compost outside, and kill them with a flyswatter or bug spray. Getting rid o... More »

Pesticides and bacterial control agents, such as nematodes, are used to treat fungus gnat infestations. Eliminating the conditions that attract gnats helps to control the infestation. More » Home & Garden Pest Control Invasive Insects

To eliminate fungus gnats, stop watering houseplants to allow the soil to dry out, and apply a biological agent or commercial insecticide to the soil. Use yellow sticky traps to capture adult gnats, and move damp materia... More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes Houseplants

Placing bleach in strategic places while keeping your home free of excess moisture and rotting plant matter are the primary ways to rid your residence of gnats. Other ways of driving out gnats include covering any fruit ... More »

Removing food and water sources is an effective method of controlling gnat populations. Fungus gnats, the type most commonly found in homes, thrive in areas where potted plants, gardens and compost are found. A shovel, s... More »

Gnats may enter the home when food, such as ripe fruit or fungus, is present. Gnats often live in warm, humid environments, such as behind tubs and in drain the pipes of bathrooms. More »

Look for areas of excessive moisture in the home. Apply dust insect repellent to the affected areas, and remove moisture from the home so the springtails will not return. More » Home & Garden Pest Control