Fruit Flies◀ Back To Pest Guide
What do fruit flies look like?
Fruit flies are very small, tan and black in color and possess very distinctive bright red eyes. They are a common pest problem here in Albany and in the Capital District as well as in households all over the country.
Are fruit flies dangerous?
Though they do not sting or bite, fruit flies do have the ability to spread some diseases and bacteria on the food and surfaces that they land on.
Why do I have a fruit fly problem?
Fruit flies are commonly introduced into homes on produce from stores. They will also enter into homes through cracks and crevices in order to search for food and water.
How do you get rid of fruit flies?
Getting rid of fruit flies is not easily accomplished without the help of professionals; contact Thomas Pest Services to find out how we can resolve your infestation.
Fruit fly prevention tips
Prevent fruit fly infestations with these tips from our Albany exterminators:
Caulk gaps found around exterior windows and doors.
Keep produce in your refrigerator instead of on your kitchen counters.
Fix or replace screen windows that are ripped or torn.
Fix any leaky faucets or pipes found in your home.