Imagine this: it’s been a long day. You sit down to a cool lemonade and sandwich at the kitchen table. Then, buzz. That housefly lands right on your plate! Rage. Game over.
We all know that feeling!
Why Do Flies Come Inside During the Summer?
Flies are drawn indoors during the summer for several reasons. One of them is food. Whether it’s leftovers on the counter or pet food in a bowl, flies will quickly find their way to these items. Flies are also attracted to organic matter like animal waste, grass clippings, and compost piles.
- TRAPS FLYING INSECTS: Once they land, they never leave.
Preventing a Fly Infestation
To prevent flies from entering your home, it’s crucial to address the factors that attract them:
- Proper sanitation: Keep your house clean and free of organic matter. Dispose of garbage regularly, clean up spills and crumbs immediately, and store food in sealed containers. Also, make sure to clean pet food bowls after each meal.
- Screens on doors and windows: Install screens on all doors and windows to prevent flies from entering your home while still allowing fresh air to circulate.
- Plastic containers: Store fruits and vegetables in sealed plastic containers to prevent from accessing them. (Also great to prevent fruit flies.)
- Professional help: If you’re dealing with a severe infestation, consider contacting a professional exterminator who can provide advanced control methods, or buy some fly tape!
- Don’t chit-chat with the door open!
- No Trace Left – After peeling it off, there’s nothing sticky will be left on the window, it will absolutely keep your window clean.
Ok, hopefully these tips were helpful. Next time you sit back to enjoy a meal, hopefully there will be no more buzzing!
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