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  • Thu May 26 2016

    Best in Blue

    What color are house flies attracted to?
    Submitted by Jodi

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  • Thu Apr 7 2016

    Dropping Like Flies

    When I was a kid living in London and we got flies in the living room flying around the ceiling light, my mum would get an area spray and spray around the room while we were in there. Are there area sprays like this now? If a client lives near a trash area outside and is constantly getting flies in the house, would this be the best approach? I understand the sanitation aspect, but the custom...
    Submitted by Steve, FL

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  • Tue Sep 1 2015

    Indoor Fly Baits

    What are some insecticides available for house flies? I know foggers are not recommended. I’m assuming lures are the most effective.
    Submitted by Shawn, OH

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  • Tue Nov 26 2013

    Blue Means Go

    Our thought process for the past decade or two has been to mount lights away from the building with the light directed to the spot that needed illumination and/or the type of light used such as high pressure sodium vapor verses mercury vapor. Mercury vapor has since been removed from the market place. Besides high pressure sodium vapor, metal halide and LED are what's on the market today. Ho...
    Submitted by Randy, OH

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  • Mon Jul 15 2013

    Open Door Policy

    I service a grocery store with a house fly problem inside on the sales floor. What can be done to control them?
    Submitted by Steve, CA

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  • Tue Jul 2 2013

    Flies in Dairyland

    I have a customer that lives in dairy country. Every year, they have thousands of flies that land on their house siding, presumably for the heat. Residual fly barf/poop dots their external siding, windows and doors. Many flies get inside, but the customers has taken measures to exclude them. They want me to prevent them from landing on their siding or at least kill or trap them once they do...
    Submitted by Tim, WA

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  • Thu Jun 27 2013

    Shimmy in Your Darkest Bathing Suit

    What is the best method to rid a pool area of biting horse flies?
    Submitted by Rusty, AR

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  • Tue Jun 18 2013

    Eyeballs and a Flashlight

    I have a restaurant that has fruit flies. I've been in at night, used Invade in the drains and scrubbed them. I have used Gentrol and Suspend SC, a dust in walls that I couldn't treat, and have covered everything and fogged. They will be knocked back and then they always seem to come back. Not sure what I am missing. I thought breaking the hatch would help and I feel I've done that. There...
    Submitted by Mike, OH

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  • Thu Apr 11 2013

    Motivate Your Customer with Maggots

    I service a bagel store in NYC with a bad fruit fly problem and possibly some phorid flies. I have pointed out some possible infestation sites, but remediation would be difficult and expensive. So I would like to be sure. Should I be able to find larvae and/or pupae at these sites? If so, my suggestions would be taken much more seriously.
    Submitted by Richard, NY

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  • Wed Feb 20 2013

    Cluster Fly Management

    Best interior traps for winter cluster flies in building? Cluster buster?
    Submitted by tim, ME

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  • Wed Jan 25 2012

    One Tiger's Trash Is Another Dog's Treasure

    We volunteer at a tiger farm. They have a pit with the excess food from the tiger, which flies obviously love. The dogs go into the pit for treats so we would like ideas on how to treat the pit safely without hurting the dogs. Thank you so much.
    Submitted by Denice, TX

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  • Tue Oct 18 2011

    Flies - Food And Drink

    I need fly lights for a subway that is connected to a liquor store. It's all open to go into either one and there are two entrances, one for the subway and one for the store. Do I need a fly light over each door opening and one inside the subway? If so what kind of fly lights should I use?
    Submitted by alfred, CA

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  • Sun Jul 31 2011

    Good For One, Good For All?

    I have a question in regards to service for cluster flies. We would like to use Talstar Pro but it does not list cluster flies, but does list flies. Do you know if this is good for cluster flies or do you have another option that you have heard works well for cluster flies?
    Submitted by Randy, NY

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  • Sat Jun 11 2011

    Midge Mania

    Summer is gone but all the little biting, flying insects are still here in Rio de Janeiro. It's very hard to identify the species, but I have a thought that we're dealing with small flies and biting midges. Can you give me some insights on these pests and is there a specific protocol to control them? What else can be done about these unwelcome guys?
    Submitted by Marcus F., FL

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  • Thu May 19 2011

    A Gnat By Any Other Name........

    How to control gnats?
    Submitted by Roland, GA

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  • Thu Mar 24 2011

    Little Fly, Big Annoyance

    What is the most efficient way to control little house flies in grocery stores and food distribution warehouses?
    Submitted by Troy, CA

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  • Thu Jan 13 2011

    The Flight of the Fungus Gnat

    I have an account that has fungus gnats. What can I do or use to get rid of them. I have tried fogging & SPRAYING the potted plants and soil, but they still came back.
    Submitted by ERIC, FL

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  • Sat Nov 13 2010

    Fungus And The Gnats

    How do I control fungus gnats and their larvae in garden soil? What products are recommended for this purpose?
    Submitted by Ed, CA

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  • Sat Nov 6 2010

    Two Lights Are Good, Five Are Better

    My question has to do with flies and UV rays. The customer is a donut and coffee business that displays its donuts with UV emitting lights. There are two other stores, one a convenience store the other a pizza parlor. Neither have a contract with us. The UV lights attract flies from all over the establishment to the display case. We are installing two fly lights to help, but they cannot replace...
    Submitted by William, MA

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  • Sat Oct 23 2010

    The Amityville Horror?

    I have flies that just appeared from one day to the next - regular black, normal flies. They are mostly on the kitchen and dining room window sills, with about 50-100 flies on each sill and quite a few of them dead. But, there are some still flying around which can be very irritating! What is the best solution and why the sudden appearance?
    Submitted by Tim, TX

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