HOW DID I GET HOUSE FLIES?
House Flies are one of the most common insects on the planet. They breed and feed in filth, including garbage, feces, and rotting or spoiled food. Poor sanitation and ripped screens and unsealed cracks in windows and doors can lead to house fly infestations.
HOW SERIOUS ARE HOUSE FLIES?
Since they live in such close proximity to people, house fly are generally unwelcome. While usually just a nuisance, these pests can carry a variety of diseases harmful to both humans and pets. House fly pick up bacteria, fungi, and viruses and then spread these pathogens by contaminating food and water.
Several health problems can develop from house fly infestations. These include food poisoning, dysentery, and tuberculosis. Regular cleaning will limit areas where house fly are able to breed. Pest Off offers quality House Flies treatment services in Karachi.
HOW DO I GET RID OF HOUSE FLY?
WHAT ORKIN DOES
- House Fly can be a real nuisance when they are flying around. But they can also transmit diseases, so it is important to get rid of them. House fly control is not always as easy as it sounds. There is often more involved than a fly swatter. House fly control involves several steps, and Pest Off can help.
- The first step is identification. It is easy to confuse house fly with several other fly species, including cluster flies. The different types of flies may look similar, but they require different control methods. Pestoff can help with the identification.
- It is very important to identify the places where the flies have been depositing their eggs. It may be something simple like an uncovered trash can or a bowl of pet food on the patio. However the house fly breeding site could be something that is not obvious. The breeding site must be cleaned up or removed. If the breeding site is not removed, the flies will continue to be a problem.
- Pestoff is trained to spot these breeding sites during the inspection. He or she will also point out any structural issues, like torn screens or damaged weather stripping that the flies could use to get inside your home.
- The next step is to eliminate the adult flies. Depending on the situation, it may be necessary to use fly bait, traps or an insecticide application. Pest Off will have all of these tools available. He or she is trained to make the application correctly.
SCHEDULING A HOME INSPECTION MAY HELP YOU GET RID OF HOUSE FLY.
SIGNS OF A HOUSE FLY INFESTATION
The adult flies are the most common sign of activity. Larvae also may be seen as they crawl out the breeding material to pupate. Lastly, the pupae themselves may sometimes be observed nearby the breeding material.
WHERE DO THEY LIVE?
They prefer corners and edges or thin objects to rest on. Indoors, they rest on floors, walls and ceilings during the day. Outdoors, they will rest on plants, the ground, fence wires, garbage cans, etc. Night resting places are usually near sources of food and 5 to 15 feet off the ground.
WHAT DO THEY EAT?
Wide variety of food, including human food, animal food and carcasses, garbage and excrement.
House fly eggs are laid in almost any warm, moist material that will supply suitable food for the larvae. The female may lay a total of five to six batches of 75 to 100 eggs. In warm weather, eggs hatch in 12 to 24 hours. Read more about the house fly life cycle.
The average life span for a house fly in the wild is less than one month.
House Flies are major carriers of disease. They are known to transfer over 100 pathogens resulting in ailments, including typhoid, tuberculosis, cholera and dysentery.
- Life Cycle
- Life Cycle of House Fly
- Life Expectancy of House Fly
- House Fly Larvae
- Gestation of a House Fly
- House Fly Eyes
- Sounds of a House Fly
- House Fly Problems
- House Fly and Disease
- Different House Fly Species
- Lesser House Fly
- Red House Fly
- Blue House Fly
Exclusion and Sanitation
- Sanitation is the first measure of defense. Even though some various traps and sprays are used to kill flies, it is necessary to eliminate the source to remove them.
- Whenever possible, food and materials on which the flies can lay eggs must be removed or destroyed, which will isolate the egg-laying adult. Killing adult flies will reduce infestation, but the elimination of breeding areas is necessary for good House Flies control management.
- Garbage cans and dumpsters should have tight-fitting lids and be cleaned regularly.
- Drainage will often aid control, getting rid of extra moisture.
- Openings of buildings should be tightly screened with screen.