A fly infestation in your home or business is much more than a minor annoyance. Non-biting flies like house flies and fruit flies are known to spread a number of diseases, including salmonella and E. coli. Flies are a common cause of food contamination and food poisoning. When flies infest your property and land on surfaces, they can spread all the bacteria and pathogens they have on their bodies.
Flies infestations can quickly spread throughout a home. Hiring an experienced company that provides fly control services is a homeowner’s best bet to eliminate the presence of flies and prevent infestations from recurring.
The presence of flies is widely considered unsightly and could harm the reputation of a business. Fly control is especially important for businesses that handle food, including restaurants, food processing facilities, hotels, grocery stores, hospitals, schools, etc.
How To Get Rid of Flies
A fly infestation can develop very easily. All it takes is a open door or broken window screen and flies can gain access to your property. If flies have access to food and water, they can thrive indoors and quickly breed.
that can infest properties but some of the more common types include:
- Fruit Flies (Drosophila species)
- Bluebottle Flies (Calliphora vomitoria)
- Drain Flies (Psychodidae family)
- Cluster Flies (Pollenia rudis)
- House Flies (Musca domestica)
- Flesh Flies (Sarcophagidae family)
Insect Light Traps – Certain types of flies are attracted to certain wavelengths of ultraviolet light. Pest Care India’s series of Luminos Fly Killers that traps flies attracted by the light. Featuring an attractive design and enhance catch rate, the units’ adhesive film automatically wind up to manage risk of contamination from dead insects.
Fly Baits & Liquid Formulations – Depending on the type of fly infesting your property and the severity of the problem, your technician may recommend the use of a fly bait or liquid formulation application.
Exclusion – If flies can continually gain access to your property, it can be very difficult to get rid of flies for good. Pest Care India Technicians can advise you on ways you can better exclude flies from gaining entry. Flies are attracted to the heat and odors radiating from buildings. After surveying your building, your Technician may recommend the addition of self-closing doors, fixing screens or investing in air curtains to prevent flies from getting indoors.