Did You Know?
Houseflies find sugar with their feet, which are 10 million times more sensitive than human tongues.
Spring and summer bring carefree lazy days relaxing by the pool, barbecues with friends…and unfortunately, house flies and fruit flies. Yes, when summer arrives, often so does the fly. House flies and fruit flies can all put a damper on outdoor and indoor fun, so fly control is important.
House flies have taste buds on their feet, which are 10 million times more sensitive to sugar than taste buds on the human tongue. House flies can carry over 100 different kinds of germs, most of which can cause disease, so it’s important to control house flies. To deter house flies from entering or remaining in your home, keep it clean. Remove waste regularly, use sealed rubbish receptacles, and clean up pet waste immediately. You can also practice good house fly prevention by installing fine mesh screens on doors and windows.