If you hear that familiar buzz right before bedtime — always the way — turn off all the lights in the room, leaving only a glow from an outside light or street light, and open the window. The fly will naturally head towards it.
The average house fly lives for about 15-25 days and longer in cooler climates, but it lays up to 3000 eggs in its lifetime — including on your food and theirs.
Why is fly control important?
The humble house fly plays a serious role in transmitting disease.