Vinegar does not keep fruit flies away; in fact, vinegar can actually attract flies. Vinegar with acetic acid will invite fruit flies into a person's kitchen, yet vinegar can also be used to eliminate a pesky fruit fly p... More »

To deter flies outdoors, remove any water or food sources that may attract the pests, and apply an insecticide to the areas where flies are most populous. Some natural products, such as basil and camphor, also repel flie... More »

Keep fruit flies away by putting food up, keeping the kitchen and trash cans clean and trapping any lingering fruit flies. If the problem persists, repair any cracks around windows or doors that could let the pests insid... More » Home & Garden Pest Control Invasive Insects

Experts recommend getting rid of pesky flies by making a homemade fly trap using vinegar and a glass container, removing foods that attract flies, sealing doors and windows, and luring flies outside towards a light sourc... More » Home & Garden Pest Control Invasive Insects

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 »

Get rid of deer flies by applying a permethrin insecticide fogger to areas where they live, followed by eliminating possible breeding grounds for the larvae. You also need a face mask, protective clothing and latex glove... More » Home & Garden Pest Control Invasive Insects

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 »