Fruit fly infestations are annoying. The fruit flies seem to appear out of nowhere, but really they invade your home through your window screens, the drains in your sink, and the crevices surrounding your doors and windows. The little buggers also reproduce really fast, so once they arrive, it won't be long before you have a full-fledged infestation on your hands. While it isn't always easy to rid your home of fruit flies by yourself, it is possible. So before calling your local pest control company, use these tips to banish the fruit flies in your house for good.
Get Rid of Possible Fruit Fly Breeding Grounds
Sugary, organic materials attract fruit flies. Removing these items from your home or storing them properly, helps you find the fruit flies' current breeding ground and helps prevent future infestations. You need to:
Make and Use Fruit Fly Traps
Once you've eliminated any potential breeding grounds for the fruit flies, it's time to trap them. Simply make fruit fly traps to set on each sink in your home and check them every day. To make your fruit fly traps:
While the process of making fruit fly traps and placing them near your drains is simple, it does take awhile to completely get rid of fruit fly infestations. If you have a large infestation or you don't want to wait for the fruit flies to find the traps you laid, contact a local pest control company such as Alta Sierra Pest Control.Share
14 June 2017
Do you spend your spring and summer months battling the pests that enter your home? There are many ways to prevent the intrusion of ants, roaches, flies, mosquitoes, mice and other pests in your home. I own several rental properties that I have to be sure do not get infested with all sorts of pests and have learned a lot about preventing the intrusion to begin with. You can learn from my personal experiences and keep the pests from ever becoming a serious issue in your home. With a few minor changes to the home and working with a skilled pest control agent, your home can be pest-free forever!