Gnat infestations in the home are typically caused by fungus gnats. These gnats are attracted to moist conditions with organic material. Over-watered house plants, places of condensation and rotting vegetation are the co... 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 »

Natural techniques for removing gnats from homes include fly swatters, insect traps with ultraviolet light, vacuuming around windows and plants and taking care to not overwater plants. Gnats belong to several distinct sp... More » Home & Garden Pest Control Invasive Insects

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 »

Common methods of combating pest and insect infestations include closing entry points and taking extra precautions in keeping the home clean. A clean house eliminates the food particles that attract pests. Repairing drip... More »

To prevent carpenter bee infestations, homeowners should ensure that they paint all unfinished wood on their home. Sealing and caulking cracks, holes and gaps in wood is another good preventative measure, particularly ar... More » Home & Garden Pest Control

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 »