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Houseflies Bugging You?

posted by lwhite

6_29_houseflies_in_the_summer_VinothChandarHouseflies love the summer months because they thrive in the heat. And they just seem to love coming into your house and annoying everyone. Here’s how to control them:

1. Preventing flies from getting inside your home is the best way to control them. Have good screens on doors and windows. Do not leave doors open! Keep foods covered and sealed.
2. Try this non-toxic way to kill flies: Fill a squirt bottle with a mild detergent-water mixture, about 1/3 cup of dishwashing detergent and 1 gallon of water. Spritz them with it. Also, a quick spray of hair spray does immobilize flying insects!



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