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Fruit / Vinegar Flies

Fruit / Vinegar Flies

Identifying Fruit & Vinegar Fly Problems

Fruit flies (Drosophila melanogaster) are 1/8” to 1/5” long and are a dull yellow-brown to dark brown. In the more common species the abdomen has darker brown stripes. They often have distinct red (left) or brown eyes (right) in some species and have sponging mouthparts.

Locating Fruit or Vinegar Fly Infestations

Fruit, or vinegar fly infestations, lay their eggs into rotting, fermenting organic matter and are most often associated with spillage or liquids, decaying or rotting fruits and vegetables. Once the eggs hatch, the larvae can finish their development in as little as three (3) days. Fruit & vinegar fly problems remain close to where they develop. Usually, the area where you see the adult fly infestations is close to where the larval development is taking place, although they can fly into other areas.

Questions To Ask About Fruit Or Vinegar Fly Problems

  • Where are you seeing them?
  • How often do you take out your garbage?
  • When did you last wash out your garbage cans?
  • Have you found any out of condition fruits or vegetables?
  • Where are your drains?
  • Where are you seeing flies accumulating?
  • Do you recycle? Where do you keep those items?

Fruit & Vinegar Fly Infestation Inspection Tips

Pay particular attention to garbage areas, floor drains and dishwashing areas. Look for rotting, or out-of-condition fruit or vegetables in storage areas in the home. Determine cleaning and sanitation programs, garbage disposal type of cleaning. Determine where the recycling area is, or container kept for recycling.

How to Get Rid of Fruit & Vinegar Fly Problems

Getting rid of fruit & vinegar flies can be tricky since they tend to build their nests in unique places. Our green fruit & vinegar fly control experts will assess the fruit & vinegar fly problem and any fruit & vinegar fly damage prior to using fruit & vinegar fly control plan, providing you with peace of mind when it comes to these potential unwelcome fruit & vinegar fly infestations. And because Critter Control Eco-Wise™ Pest Services’ methods for fruit & vinegar fly control are environmentally friendly and organic, there is no concern for your family and pets.

Critter Control Eco-Wise™ Pest Services has the knowledge, equipment, and skills to take care of all your fruit & vinegar fly problems and will show you how to get rid of fruit & vinegar flies for good! Call today: 1-877-ECO-WISE

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