Fly species

There are thousands of different species of flies in Southern Africa but the most common fly problems are caused by two;

House Flies

Their name comes from the fact that they are the most common fly

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found in homes. Adult flies grow up to 6 mm long, with a life span of between 15 to 25 days.

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Fruit Flies

Fruit Flies thrive on decomposing fruit and vegetables.

Fly Control

While there is a range of DIY remedies and off-the-shelf repellent to keep flies away, a professional pest control company may be required for larger or multiple infestations.

Pest articles

4 Pests Found in Food Manufacturing Facilities

The contamination of food sources in South Africa has come under the spotlight in recent years as a result of the listeriosis outbreak which affected more than 1,000 people and 128 deaths. While food can become contaminated form many reasons, pest infestation is a...

Avoiding Common Restaurant Health Code Violations

When a restaurant gets cited for health code violations, it’s impossible to ignore the negative blow to the reputation of the establishment. Not only are health code violations bad for business though, they could have serious consequences related to foodborne...

7 Habits That Can Attract Cockroaches & Other Pests

Cockroaches are among the most hated pests and finding them in your home or office can be enough to make you cringe. You may think you’re doing a good job of keeping these vile, disease-carrying creatures away, but you would be surprised at some of the habits that can...