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The term “shoe fly don’t bother me” is around for a good reason. When you compare a person to a fly, it means that they are annoying. This perfectly reflects these pests and the way they cause trouble inside and around Plano homes. What you might not know, however, is that these bugs are also harmful.


Here is what you should be doing to keep flies out of your Plano home and some facts everyone should know about these pests. Call All-Safe Pest & Termite if you would like our help handling these insects on your property. We will share with you what Plano pest control looks like and find a service that will best serve your needs.

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Know Your Flies: Essential Tips For Accurate Fly Identification

We are going to be completely honest with you, identifying different types of flies can be challenging. That said, there are some local species that are easier to identify than others. House flies are larger than other common flies. They have bulbous eyes, see-through wings, six legs, and oval-shaped bodies. Mosquitoes are another local fly that are easy to identify due to their thin bodies and needle-like mouthparts. Fortunately, these pests rarely infest homes.

Smaller flies like fungus flies and fruit flies are harder to tell apart. These tiny pests have subtle differences it’s best to let professionals identify them. If you would like help recognizing what species are inside your residence, bring in our team for a quick inspection. We are experts in fly identification and would be happy to help you assess your risk.

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

Not every fly poses a threat to your health. In order to become a threat, these pests have to pick up some form of disease-causing organisms. House flies pick up bacteria on their bodies and spread it throughout homes. Mosquitoes bite people and pick up blood-borne diseases.

If you would like to avoid the chance of getting sick with flies around, you need to avoid eating contaminated foods and touching contaminated surfaces. It is also best to avoid bites. To do this, you will want to create a fly-free environment. We have some great ways to do this.

Creating A Fly-Free Environment: Tips And Strategies For Prevention

Before we talk more about professional fly control, we want to provide you with some DIY methods to prevent flies locally. Here are a few great tips and tricks to start with.

  • Address moisture problems that arise inside and around your home.
  • Clean up clutter and do your best to organize your living areas.
  • Pick up food messes and address drink spills as they occur.
  • Repair damage to your home’s exterior and make sure all of your windows and doors have proper seals.

If you would like a more effective and easy option to combat these pests, talk with our team about our professional Plano home pest control options. 

Benefits Of Pro Pest Control For Fly Infestations: Why Hire Experts

To get rid of flies, you need professional help. These pests are small, breed fast, and are adept at avoiding danger. Our team at All-Safe Pest & Termite understands how these bugs operate and how to identify, eliminate, and prevent them. All you need to do is schedule your property for a service visit.

We will help you identify what different types of flies you are dealing with and what pest control option will work best to handle your individual infestation. Call All-Safe Pest & Termite for help with flies and to learn more about our residential and commercial pest control services in Plano.

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