Greenville, SC Fly Control Professionals

Action Pest Services provides treatment for flies. Flies are one of the most commonly found type of pests throughout the world, and they thrive in close interaction to human spaces. Three of the main species of flies that can become pests, in South Carolina, are the house fly, horse fly, and fruit fly. Flies live in, and create, unsanitary conditions and have the potential to expose people and pets to bacteria and pathogens.

Flies Identification

There are several characteristics that help identify house, horse, and fruit flies.

  • House flies are usually between 4 mm – 7 mm in length, they are dark grey in color, and display a distinct pattern of four black lines on their thorax.
  • Horse flies are usually between 10 mm – 30 mm in length, they are grey or black in color, and have large metallic-purple or green eyes.
  • Fruit flies are around 3 mm in length, are brown or tan in color, and have large metallic-red eyes.
  • Images of flies can be found from the National Pest Management Association »

Conducive Conditions for Flies

There are a few conditions that can increase the chances of a fly infestation:

  • Dirty and messy spaces inside the house, especially a dirty kitchen with old garbage bags and dirty dishes in the sink.
  • Cracks in the foundation, siding, or window panes that serve as points of entry and allow insects to come in to the home.
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Fly Control Tips for Homeowners

There are several things homeowners can do to prevent and reduce fly infestations:

  • Keep all areas of the home clean, sanitized, and clutter free.
  • Inspect the exterior of your home, including the foundation, siding, windows, and doorways regularly to ensure there are no points of entry.


A fly infestation can quickly increase and become a permanent issue. If you have had more than a single outdoor sighting or are already seeing these pests in your garage or home call Action Pest Services for a customized treatment plan.

Why Your Neighbors Choose Us

  • Transparent

    Our pricing is easy to understand. Have wasps? We don’t charge extra. Fleas? Same thing. Fire ants? You guessed it, no extra charge. When you choose Action, you don’t have to worry about unexpected charges.

  • Safety

    From window cleaner to dish soap, any chemical applied incorrectly can create risk. Action uses products with minimal impact to you, your family, and we are comfortable applying around our own families.

  • Employees

    We hire and train the best and it makes all the difference. Our staff answers the phone with a smile, and our technicians are professional and well trained. The Action experience is enjoyable all around.

  • Results

    This is what it all comes down to. We are professionals at keeping the pest activity around your home to a minimum. We know which products work best in each season, and how they affect each pest.

  • Trustworthy

    Folks in the Greenville area have trusted us since 1974 to take care of their pest issues. That’s over 46 years! We’ve been a leader in pest control in Greenville, and we plan on being here much longer.

  • Service Guarantee

    Nobody likes bugs. That’s why we have a service guarantee on all of our pest, mosquito, and termite plans. If the bugs come back, we will too. You can rest easy knowing we will take care of your pest issues.

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