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Contaminates Food

Difficult to Eradicate

Nuisance Pest

Spreads Illness

Structure Invading

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Flies are some of the most common pests in America. The most frequently encountered flies in the New York City area include:

  • Fruit Flies

  • House Flies

  • Blow Flies

  • Cluster Flies

  • Phorid Flies

  • Drain Flies

  • Fungus Gnats

Ask Our Entomologist what kind of fly you are dealing with.

Why are they in my house?

The flies in your home are most likely searching for food and shelter. They are attracted to rotten and decaying matter and are often the result of poor sanitation. However, this is not always the case. Some flies, such as the fruit fly, are attracted to fruits and vegetables.

Are flies dangerous?

Flies are known to spread many different diseases and bacteria. They will contaminate anything they land on, both with their droppings and by regurgitating previously eaten foods.

What does it take to get rid of flies?

Proper sanitation is the place to start. However, once flies are established in a structure, this is not usually enough to get rid of them. It will probably be necessary to have a local New York exterminator, such as Parkway Pest Services, determine and eliminate breeding sites.

How soon can you get here?

At Parkway, we understand that it is important to you to take care of your pest problem as soon as possible; therefore it is important to us, as well. Emergency and same day service is available and in most cases we can be there the very next day.

Is the treatment safe?

Here at Parkway Pest Services, we pride ourselves on being Green Shield Certified and we use Integrated Pest Management (IPM) techniques, which means treatments are much safer for you and your family. IPM techniques include far fewer uses of chemicals, using them only as a last resort. Instead, we focus on baiting and the exclusion of pests.

How can I prevent a future infestation?

Keeping up with proper sanitation is the best way to avoid problems with flies. Empty the trash often and immediately clean any food or drink spills. However, since flies are so common in New York, this still may not be enough to prevent an infestation. A pest protection package from Parkway Pest Services will provide you with constant relief from all species of flies and many other pests. Contact us today for more information.

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