//Flies/Gnats/Midges

Flies, gnats, and midges… What are they, how do they get into our homes, and how do we get rid of them? All great questions and we, at Mug-A-Bug Pest Control in Colorado Springs have your answers. Read more now.

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

How To Remove Fruit/Vinegar Flies From Your Home

2020-09-29T18:01:17+00:00

Understanding Fruit/Vinegar Flies A non-biting fly species, fruit/vinegar flies are commonly found near overripe or fermenting fruits and vegetables.  In addition, slices of bread and other baked goods containing yeast are common attractants for fruit flies.  The same goes for vinegar, stinging insects, soda, and fruit juices.  Larval stages are rarely seen and occur in [...]

How To Remove Fruit/Vinegar Flies From Your Home2020-09-29T18:01:17+00:00

Understanding Picture-Winged Flies aka HouseFlies & Why They Infest Homes

2020-09-29T17:54:30+00:00

A family that contains several species, the only Picture-Winged fly found in Colorado is Ceroxys latiusculus.  Approximately the size of a housefly, 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 flies [...]

Understanding Picture-Winged Flies aka HouseFlies & Why They Infest Homes2020-09-29T17:54:30+00:00

What Are Cluster Flies & Other Over-Wintering Colorado Pests

2020-08-26T21:52:19+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 Colorado homes. Common house flies are not typically active during this time, which leaves residents wondering where the flies are coming from.  Typically, these [...]

What Are Cluster Flies & Other Over-Wintering Colorado Pests2020-08-26T21:52:19+00:00

What Are Fungus Gnats & How Do I Get Rid Of Them?

2020-08-26T21:43:09+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 the exception of their head, which is black. Larvae [...]

What Are Fungus Gnats & How Do I Get Rid Of Them?2020-08-26T21:43:09+00:00

Understanding Colorado Biting Flies – Black Flies, Stable Flies, Deer Flies & More

2020-08-26T21:36:15+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 [...]

Understanding Colorado Biting Flies – Black Flies, Stable Flies, Deer Flies & More2020-08-26T21:36:15+00:00