Fly Prevention 101: How to Keep Your Baldwyn Home Fly-Free

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Flies are frustrating pests when they're buzzing around your house. Even trying to chase down and swat one fly can be difficult, and an infestation can feel next to impossible to deal with. If you are tired of hanging sticky fly paper all over the home or concocting strange DIY remedies, we are here to help you find the best way to get rid of flies and keep them from returning.

This guide will explain more about flies, including identifying the type in your house and their potential health risks. We'll also provide some effective strategies Baldwyn pest control companies suggest to prevent flies from getting inside in the first place. Keep reading to learn how to keep your home fly-free with the pros at McCary Pest Control.

Unveiling the Mystery of Flies: How to Identify Different Fly Species

The first step in fly control is identifying the species causing issues in your home. Proper identification can help determine what attracts these pests and how they get inside.

The following list details the most common types of flies that infest Baldwyn homes:

  • Blow flies: Metallic green, blue, bronze, black, or purple, 1/4 of an inch in length
  • Drain flies: Gray, fuzzy moth-like bodies, hairy wings, 1/6 to 1/5 of an inch long
  • Fruit flies: Tan thorax, black or gray abdomens, tiny, about 1/8 of an inch long
  • Horse flies: Gray or black, large flies, between 3/8 and 1 1/8 inches long
  • House flies: Dark gray, slightly hairy bodies, 1/8 to 1/4 of an inch

If you need assistance identifying the type of flies in your house or help to eliminate them, contact McCary Pest Control today. Our pest management professionals can help you quickly eliminate flies and prevent them from returning

Health Risks Related To Fly Infestations: Protecting Your Well-Being

Outdoors, and flies spend their time among the filthiest things imaginable, including garbage, animal feces, sewers, and decaying animals. They eat this waste, lay their eggs there, and pick up all kinds of pathogens. When they enter your home, they bring these germs with them.

Flies in the kitchen contaminate food and surfaces with bacteria that can cause illnesses. Even a simple house fly can carry over 130 pathogens into your home. Contact us today at McCary Pest Control to eliminate flies in your house and protect your family from the potential hazards of these pests.

Effective Fly Prevention Methods: Keep Flies At Bay

After we eliminate a fly problem in your Baldwyn home, it is time to learn how to keep these pests at bay in the future. Here are some practical tips you can start using today to keep flies out of the house:

  • Check your doors and windows to ensure they seal properly.
  • Take the garbage out frequently.
  • Wash produce as soon as you get home from the store.
  • Repair any moisture issues.
  • Promptly clean up pet waste.

The Pest Management Professionals at McCary Pest Control can also help you determine what factors you might need to address to stop attracting flies. Contact us today to learn more about our pest control services.

Professional Pest Control For Fly Infestations: Why Hire Experts

Flies are dirty pests that reproduce rapidly, and infestations are hard to eliminate without professional help. For over 50 years, McCary Pest Control has been protecting our neighbors and their homes from troublesome pests.

If you need help with flies in your apartment or house, contact us today to request a free estimate and to learn more about our residential and commercial pest control services in Baldwyn.