Fly Removal Services

Portland Fly Control

Keeping Your Home Free of These Unwanted Visitors

Flies are a common problem in the summertime. They are often a nuisance, as they are known to spread disease. Flies can also be a nuisance by laying eggs in food and contaminating it. Flies can also cause damage to your home by getting into electrical components and causing short circuits. Flies are often associated with garbage, and they are often attracted to it. They are also attracted to food waste, pet waste, and dirty dishes.

If you are looking for fly control in Portland, contact Family Home Pest Control at (503) 300-5054 for help.

Signs of a Fly Infestation

If you notice flies around your home, it is important to take action to stop the problem from getting worse. If you see one or two flies, it is possible that they are just passing through. However, if you see more than a couple of flies, it is likely that they are looking for a place to stay and lay eggs. Flies are also more likely to be attracted to your home if there is a lot of garbage, food waste, or pet waste around.

Some of the most common types of flies in the Portland area include:

  • House flies – House flies are one of the most common types of flies around the world. They are known to spread disease and contaminate food. If you notice house flies in or around your home, it is important to take action.
  • Fruit flies – Fruit flies are attracted to rotting fruit and vegetables. They are also known to lay their eggs in food, which can make the food unsafe to eat.
  • Blow flies – Blow flies are attracted to garbage and pet waste. They are known to lay eggs in food, which can contaminate it. They are also known to lay their eggs in decaying organic matter, such as dead animals.
  • Scuttle flies – Scuttle flies are attracted to pet waste. They are also known to lay eggs in decaying organic matter, such as dead animals.

It is important to take action to stop flies from getting into your home. Flies can be a nuisance by contaminating food and spreading disease. If you notice flies in or around your home, it is important to take action.

Areas We Serve

Family Home Pest Control is proud to serve Portland, Oregon and other surrounding areas.

  • Aloha
  • Beaverton
  • Bethany
  • Damascus
  • Gladstone
  • Gresham
  • Happy Valley
  • Hillsboro
  • Lake Oswego
  • Milwaukie
  • Oak Grove
  • Oregon City
  • Portland
  • Sherwood
  • Tigard
  • Tualatin
  • West Haven-Sylvan
  • West Linn
  • Wilsonville
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How to Keep Flies Away 

There are a few things you can do to keep flies away. One of the most important things you can do is keep your garbage can clean and empty regularly. Flies are attracted to garbage, so make sure you keep your garbage can clean and covered. You should also make sure to keep your compost bin clean and covered. Flies are also attracted to pet waste, so make sure you keep your pet's waste picked up and put it in the trash. If you have a compost bin, you can put pet waste in there.

You can also keep flies away by:

  • Keeping your kitchen sink and counters clean
  • Keeping your dishes clean and putting them away as soon as you are done eating
  • Keeping your garbage can covered
  • Keeping your pet's waste picked up
  • Keeping your yard clean and picking up pet waste

It is also a good idea to keep your yard and home free of stagnant water. Stagnant water is an ideal environment for flies to lay their eggs. If you notice stagnant water in your yard, get it removed as soon as possible.

Why Choose Family Home Pest Control?

What Makes Us Different

Serving Portland, OR Since 1997

  • Quality Assurance Warranties
  • Experienced & Friendly Exterminators
  • Family, Veteran & Locally Owned
  • Years of Industry Experience

Call for Effective Fly Control 

At Family Home Pest Control, we understand that flies can be a big problem. That is why we are committed to providing our customers with the best fly control in Portland. We will come to your home and help you get rid of the flies that are bothering you. We are also dedicated to educating our customers about how they can keep flies away. We want everyone to be able to live in a home that is free from flies.

Our Portland fly control experts can help you get rid of flies in your home. Call Family Home Pest Control at (503) 300-5054 for more information or to schedule an appointment.

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