There are flies in my house...and it's December!!
We’ve heard from a few clients that they have flies in their home….and its December. Weird right? Maybe not so much. It appears there are several people up here who have flies in their homes in the winter so we thought we’d do some checking and provide info. Here is what we found out. These are usually cluster flies. As the temps drop, usually around fall the cluster flies begin to enter structures for the winter as they need to be somewhere warm in order to survive, which is also why you will often see them near south facing, sun drenched windows of your home. They then lay eggs and hatch (inside) thus causing an unusual amount of flies in your home in the winter. While this is especially prevalent in vacant homes, or homes that were recently vacant, it can also occur in occupied homes as well. There are a couple of tips to prevent this from happening but prevention in the early Spring is key. Here is a look at some tips and tricks for avoidance and removal. How To Get Rid of Cluster Flies