When you think about flies, you probably think of the common housefly, however, there are 1000’s of species of flies that can be found worldwide. There’s no favourite habitat for the fly, so you can find them virtually everywhere – in warm climates, dry climates, wet climates, and more. No matter what kind of fly you encounter, it can be quite a nuisance and getting rid of them can be tedious. That’s why we suggest calling us to get rid of the problem.
WHAT DO THEY EAT?
Flies love to feed on decaying matter including fruit, vegetables, meat, animals, plants, and faeces. Because they favour these materials, they can easily collect bacteria, fungi, and other potentially harmful germs on their bodies and transfer them to the next place they land. If the next place they land is your home, you could face some serious health concerns.
FLY INFESTATION PREVENTIONS
Many species of flies have short lifespans (anywhere from eight days to one year) and can lay several hundreds to several thousands of eggs in this time. Once the eggs are laid, they only take hours to hatch, making an infestation easily possible in your home or office.
Here are a few things you can do to prevent a fly infestation, including:
If you find that you have a disproportionate amount of flies in your home, contact our pest control experts right away so we can take care of the problem before it gets worse.