Fly Control FAQs

Fly Control FAQs

Fly Control FAQs

Here are some of our common fly control FAQS, directly answered by the pest experts. If you still have questions, please don’t hesitate to send us a message.


What are Flies?

fly control faqsFlies are large, fast, and many, despite being very large, are silent in flight. The bite of the flies, however, is anything but discrete. Indeed, they are generally strong, stout, and noisy fliers. Definitely, feed on carrion, decaying organic matter and can often be seen on flowers where they consume carbohydrate-rich nectar.

The flies are even seen in our homes in autumn when they come indoors to shelter and overwinter—eventually, early once more when they emerge during the warmer days of spring. A common infestation site is lofts, UPVC window frames, and the internal cavities of sash windows.

Lure-based fly control traps are very effective against flies, as they are more commonly known.


Can Flies Bite? | Fly Control FAQS

There are various species of flies that a near relative, such as a stable fly, can bite. However, some flies, like a housefly, cannot. 


Are Flies Hazardous?

They cause a large number of significant diseases. Of course, it is the diseases they carry that cause the microbiological contamination of foods and surfaces.


What Diseases Do Flies Carry? | Fly Control FAQS

They are important disease vectors, spreading pathogenic microorganisms that include dysentery, salmonella, typhoid, E. coli and many others due to their contact with their food of choice – dung and carrion.


Do Flies Spread Disease?

Generally, they carry bacteria on their bodies in their droppings. When they settle on a suitable food source or surface, they taste it by regurgitating contaminated digestive enzymes (e.g. from dung, sewage, and carrion) onto it and then lapping them back up. These enzymes or digestive juices are termed proteolytic or protein splitting. Here are some fly infestation signs.


How Much Does a Fly Control Cost? 

Being experts in insect control means Fly Control Auckland Services are faster, more thorough, and more flexible than many other service providers. We are usually on-site within hours or even faster if it is an emergency.


How Quickly Can I Get a Fly Control Service?

Pest Control Auckland Services for Fly Control is always available, and for extra peace of mind, our 24-Hour Emergency Pest Control Auckland Service operates 24/7, so help is never far away.


How Do We Book a Fly Control Auckland Service?

That’s not a problem, don’t hesitate to call Fly Control Auckland Services on 0800 199399. We’ll be there on time!


Experienced, researched, and written by Graeme Stephens with over 34 years of meth, cleaning, and pest control services experience. 

Published: 13/11/2014 Updated: 21/07/2021

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