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Do You Use Fly Tape?

While absolutely unsightly, sometimes fly tape is necessary, especially in spots like porches and decks. Do you use it in your home?


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likingjapan likingjapan 8 years
No Fly Paper Here... I much prefer the DIY Organic Fly Trap:
chancleta chancleta 8 years
too ugly for the house but in other structures (like julieulie's barn) they're a great idea
scissorz scissorz 8 years
whatever! i live in an old apartment house in florida and i would TOTALLY have some fly tape up in some hidden places but i dont even know where to find it. i get these miniature drain flies and it just makes me feel like a nasty environmentalist pouring bleach down the drain everyday. this was my maintenance man's suggestion
julieulie julieulie 8 years
I would never use them in a HOUSE but I used to hang them in the barn all the time when I owned horses.
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
eeww- i get that it's a good thing to have around to keep flies from being around but i have BAD BAD memories from being at camp and seeing the stuff all over the place. it just makes me think that stuff will fall from it or that it's gooey - ugh! i'm still getting chills from that tape
jennjennnbubba jennjennnbubba 8 years
only if I must!
Kimpossible Kimpossible 8 years
by the way I think the picture is hysterical! fishing flys on the fly tape!
Kimpossible Kimpossible 8 years
I've never used one but I do remember my Dad keeping one in the garage.
chippyshero2066 chippyshero2066 8 years
*Gag* hell no. I remember how disgusting fly tape was when my parents used to put them in their house. My fly killing technique is a fly swatter, afterwards a cleaner to clean up. Though at one time my husband had smacked a fly, but it ended up being smacked into his father's head.
Ellenora Ellenora 8 years
I don't use them. My fly killing remedy is Windex/401/whatever spray bottle I can get my hands on. I've even used hairspray to kill the little varmints.
lawchick lawchick 8 years
I used them once in an apartment with a fly problem. I just hung them high up in inconspicuous areas. It totally worked and didn't bother me
JaimeLeah526 JaimeLeah526 8 years
Oh Hell No! These are gross and I'm always afraid they are going to fall on me.
sweet-feet sweet-feet 8 years
I ran straight into one of these when i was a little girl...... traumatized since then.
soapbox soapbox 8 years
Lol Haze. We dont' get a lot of flies around here for some odd reason. We get more animals. My dad's friend hung a few in his home office though and it creeped me out. It looked as if he hadn't changed them in months!
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