To eliminate flies, first aim to eliminate their sources by removing foods and materials on which flies can lay their eggs. Clean up dumpsters and garbage cans, and ensure their lids remain closed always. Make sure that ... More » Home & Garden Pest Control Invasive Insects

Commercial pesticides, bait systems and diatomaceous earth are used to eliminate ant infestations. Locating the ant's nest allows homeowners to treat the source of the infestation directly. More » Home & Garden Pest Control

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 » Home & Garden Pest Control

A botfly infestation occurs when a mosquito or other insect carrying botfly eggs deposits them onto a human, at which point body heat causes the eggs to hatch. The resulting larvae burrow under the skin, feeding on the s... More »

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 »

Recipes for homemade fly traps include a substance to attract the flies and a container to trap the flies. One recipe calls for cutting an empty 2-liter soda bottle in half. Food that has begun spoiling is placed into th... More »

A deer fly trap is a trap that attracts deer flies using some form of bait. In most cases, the flies are attracted by the trap's motion, color and size. The trap is covered by a sticky material that captures flies as the... More » Home & Garden Pest Control Invasive Insects