Safety Products

Please be sure to read the product label of any insecticide you choose to use to get information on the personal protective safety gear you will need. In most situations, it is recommended that you wear long pants, a long sleeved shirt, closed toe shoes with socks, chemical resistant gloves, and goggles. In areas where ventilation is poor, a manufacturer may recommend you wear a mask or a respirator. We have put together two different safety kits that will make selecting the correct safety gear easier for you.

How to Get Rid of Flies Indoors

By DoMyOwn staff

Interior Fly Control can be achieved with a combination of appropriate indoor control methods including non-toxic fly traps, surface sprays, and exclusion practices.

1)Indoor Fly Traps

Fly Traps are traditionally the most popular and effective method of fly control.

Why Use All-Natural, Non-Toxic Fly Traps?

Many people are uncomfortable with the idea of having poisonous pesticide residue lurking inside their homes, especially where pets and children are present. Fortunately the pest control industry has heard and responded to the people's demand for all-natural control products. These natural fly traps are an environmentally-safe, completely non-toxic and child/pet friendly alternative to the traditional chemical fly traps, without sacrificing effectiveness.

Catchmaster Gold Stick Fly Trap

  • Description & Use. Catchmaster Gold Sticks are long tubes with a sticky glue and fly pheromone attractant for capturing and killing house flies and other nuisance flies. Perfect for use on window sills or hung vertically in areas of fly activity. May also be used in garages, homes, offices, barns and stables, dumpsters and more

  • Special Product Features:

1. Environmentally safe formula contains NO chemicals.

2. Patented "clean access" perforated box is easy to use and handle.

Natural Catch Plus Fruit Fly Trap

  • Description & Use. Natural Catch Plus Fruit Fly Traps lure fruit flies to their death using an all-natural vinegar based attractant. Simply puncture the top of Natural Catch Plus fruit fly trap with a ball point pen and place it on countertops, in fruit or baked good displays, or wherever pesky fruit flies are a problem. For best results, replace Natural Catch Plus fruit fly traps every 30 days.
  • Special Product Features:
    1. Environmentally safe formula contains NO chemicals
    2. Ready To Use- can be placed right in the center of your fruit bowl!
    3. Guaranteed to reduce fruit fly populations 70 to 80 percent or more.
    4. Low- maintenance

Surface Sprays

Flies landing on a structure treated with a surface pesticide labeled for flies will die long before they can get inside. In addition to fly control, comprehensive surface sprays also provide control over a broad range of insect pests including roaches, ants, and spiders. Application requires a one gallon hand sprayer.

 Where to apply surface sprays: Indoors, surface sprays can be applied to baseboards, window sills, and door frames. Do not spray near food preparation or consumption areas.

  • Wettable Powders (WP)- Cynoff WP, Demon WP and Talstar One.
    • Longest lasting residual- 90 days + indoors; 30 to 90 days outdoors
    • May leave a residue on dark surfaces. (If residue is undesirable, use Talstar One, or other liquid concentrate.)

  • Liquid Concentrates- 
    1. Cynoff EC Residual lasts about 30 days indoors, 10 to 30 outdoors.
    2. Suspend SC, Demand CS are liquid concentrates that offer a longer residual than EC formulations, but not as long as wettable powders.

3) General
Exclusion Practices

In addition to chemical methods and traps, there are some structural changes that can be made to help maintain control and prevent future fly entry and infestation:

  • Doors leading to the outside should be equipped with self-closing devices or a screen door.
  • Keep window and door screens in good repair, without tears or holes.
  • Make sure that all doors fit tightly within their frames, with intact weather-stripping.
  • Caulk cracks or gaps around windows and doors.

View our entire line of Fly Control products, including fly bait, fly traps, and fly lights.

Related Articles:
Getting Rid of Flies
Fly Light Traps
Fly Baits
Fly Spray
Sticky Pheromone Fly Traps
Outdoor Fly Control
Natural Fly Control


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