//Flies/Gnats/Midges

Pest Control Professionals Improve Our Lives

2020-02-06T17:12:56+00:00

Pest Control Professionals Improve Our Lives Much like other public health professionals, pest control professionals improve our quality of life. They provide protection to our families, homes, businesses, food supply and our health. Although these factors are not often immediately apparent, the presence of a pest infestation commonly brings them to light. Protection of personal [...]

Pest Control Professionals Improve Our Lives2020-02-06T17:12:56+00:00

Know When to Hire a Pest Control Professional

2020-02-06T17:10:08+00:00

Know When to Hire a Pest Control Professional While it is often tempting for homeowners to try their hand at pest control, it is best left to a professional. Pest professionals not only have appropriate products for treatment, they have the knowledge and training to provide safe and proper treatments to resolve pest infestations. Frequently, [...]

Know When to Hire a Pest Control Professional2020-02-06T17:10:08+00:00

Add Pest Prevention to Your Spring-Cleaning List

2020-02-06T17:04:30+00:00

Add Pest Prevention to Your Spring-Cleaning List The flowers will soon be in bloom, days are becoming warmer and spring-cleaning is in full swing. While most homes are brushing off the dust of winter, many homeowners forget to add pest prevention to their spring-cleaning list. Along with preventative measures, this is a perfect time to [...]

Add Pest Prevention to Your Spring-Cleaning List2020-02-06T17:04:30+00:00

Pest Free is the way to BBQ

2019-07-09T00:55:20+00:00

Pest Free is the way to BBQ – Tips to Keep Away Unwanted Guests With summer in full swing, many of us have joined the 85% of consumers who acknowledge their love of picnics, barbeques and outdoor leisure activities. In preparing to host events, something that is often overlooked by event hosts are the pests [...]

Pest Free is the way to BBQ2019-07-09T00:55:20+00:00

Fruit/Vinegar Flies

2018-08-03T17:53:53+00:00

A non-biting fly species, fruit/vinegar flies are commonly found near overripe or fermenting fruits and vegetables.  In addition, breads and other baked goods containing yeast are a common attractant for fruit flies.  The same goes for vinegar, stinging insectr, soda and fruit juices.  Larval stages are rarely seen and occur in decaying foods. Once larvae [...]

Fruit/Vinegar Flies2018-08-03T17:53:53+00:00

Picture-Winged Flies

2018-08-03T17:53:53+00:00

A family that contains several species, the only Picture-Winged fly found in Colorado is Ceroxys latiusculus.  Approximately the size of a house fly, these flies are typically found inside homes in early fall. Request a Quote Much like the Cluster fly, Picture-Winged flies enter structures seeking a place to over-winter; however, a majority of Picture-Winged [...]

Picture-Winged Flies2018-08-03T17:53:53+00:00

Cluster Flies – Over-Wintering Pests

2015-12-14T17:15:44+00:00

Although a majority of residents are adapted to the habit of swatting flies during the summer, many are baffled at the appearance of flies in the autumn and winter months within the home.  Common house flies are not typically active during this time, which leaves residents wondering where the flies are coming from.  Typically, these [...]

Cluster Flies – Over-Wintering Pests2015-12-14T17:15:44+00:00

Drain Flies

2015-12-14T17:15:19+00:00

Also commonly known as moth flies or filter flies, drain flies are a common household pest.  Small flies at only 1/6 to 1/5 of an inch long drain fly adults are covered in thick dark hairs and are typically dark gray to black in color.  They hold their single pair of wings high above their [...]

Drain Flies2015-12-14T17:15:19+00:00

Fungus Gnats

2015-12-14T17:15:00+00:00

Ever notice mosquito-sized gnats crawling across the soil surface of your plants or congregated in windows?  You may be experiencing a fungus gnat infestation.  Fungus gnats develop in the soil of houseplants and can become a nuisance in homes.  Worm-like larvae are translucent in color with exception of their head, which is black. Larvae are [...]

Fungus Gnats2015-12-14T17:15:00+00:00

Biting Flies – Black Flies, Stable Flies & Deer Flies

2018-08-03T17:53:53+00:00

While mosquitoes are likely the best known of the biting flies, there are numerous other species that bite as well.  Thankfully, in Colorado, mosquitoes are the only species known for transmitting human diseases.  There are however biting flies that can transmit animal diseases.  To humans, the often more important factor in fly bites is that [...]

Biting Flies – Black Flies, Stable Flies & Deer Flies2018-08-03T17:53:53+00:00