How to Get Rid Of Cluster Flies In The House

Cluster flies, also known as attic flies, are usually outdoor flies but they are sensitive to the cold weather. Therefore, these cluster flies seek shelter in houses the moment the weather starts to get cold. These household pests are slightly larger than common houseflies and less dangerous. As they are considerably less dangerous Cluster flies do not bite humans neither they carry germs or diseases. The only reason why you would like to get rid of the cluster flies is that they travel in the shape of pack, consisting of hundred to thousand flies. Their hoards in the afternoon can be annoying than anything.


  • 1

    Locate area

    First, locate the exact area of your house where the irritating gang of cluster flies is hiding. You can find them in between the walls, empty rooms, attics, basements, ceilings, or garages of your house.

  • 2

    Select Insecticide

    Once you locate the area, go to your nearest pests’ store, and buy a good quality insecticide. Go through the instructions of the insecticide to get a clear idea of the usage.

  • 3

    Cover yourself

    Now, cover you face wit a mask or a piece of cloth. Wear glasses to protect your eye, which are very sensitive to insecticides.

  • 4

    Spray Insecticide

    Quickly spray the insecticide in the infected area of your home. Make sure to be very quick while spraying as the cluster flies provoke and move to the other parts of your house.

  • 5

    Wait for the results

    Wait for some time until the cluster flies die completely.

  • 6

    Remove dead flies with Vacuum Cleaner

    Switch on your vacuum cleaner to get rid of the remaining cluster flies also with the dead ones.

  • 7

    Seal off all the small gaps

    Your duty is yet not over, as you have to make proper arrangements to avoid the cluster flies in future. Seal off all the small gaps in the different sections of your home.

  • 8

    Wash your hands

    Remove your facemask along with glasses and wash your hand with a hand-wash.

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