A home solution, a natural way of control, is simply preventing flies from breeding in and around the home. Flies lay their eggs on decomposing organic matter. Indeed, it is necessary to keep lids on trash cans indoors and out. Specifically, to always cover food scraps in the kitchen. A Natural Fly Control product is called Natural Deltamethrin.
Flies breed where manure and garbage accumulates. That’s why it is vital to keep the home’s perimeter clean and clear of waste, besides, to clean up any pet manure. Clean the garbage cans with disinfectants every week to reduce the attraction of the house fly. The bins, as a recommendation, are with tight-fitting lids. Also, dispose of trash every week. Even more in the summer, if possible.
Promptly dispose of waste and not allow to stand in a garbage can for more than two days. This will attract flies. Also, do not allow food to stand, as the old food will attract flies and encourage breeding. Some many herbs and spices serve as home remedies. Indeed, they work to repel flies from home.
Growing basil in flower pots or placing fresh-cut basil in vases and places where necessary will work as a natural repellent, and flies will invade the home. Burn eucalyptus leaves to repel flies as well as mosquitoes. A natural pests’ barrier around the house discourages flies from entering. The walls are like the barbed wire that keeps the flies out of the home. Growing certain plants around the periphery of the house can make barriers. The plants will look nice while deterring nasty flies from entering the home and even the yard. For flies, mint and basil also keep them from entering the human household. These plants may smell pleasant to humans, but they are extremely disgusting to house flies.
Control the house flies by making natural fly traps. It is not commonly known, but wine attracts flies, specifically Chardonnay. There are a few ways that wine can be used to help eliminate flies. First, fly traps like leaving an open bottle of wine out but lining the bottom of the wine bottle with mango peels. In this instance, flies will fly into the wine bottle, get stuck, and eventually die inside the bottle.
Another solution is by using wine that involves directly poisoning the house flies, a saucer with white wine and dish detergent.
Homeowners can also make their flypaper to attract and kill the fly infestation. To make the flypaper, owners will need a combination of boiling water, sugar and corn syrup—the sticky mixture on a brown paper bag at fly entryways for the best results.
Experienced, researched and written by Graeme Stephens. An IICRC Master Restoration Technician in 2001. With over 34 years of disinfecting, cleaning and pest control Auckland services experience.
Published: 13/11/2014 Updated: 22/07/2021