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Blow Flies

What are Blow Flies?

Blow flies are large insects that may frequently infest your structures. They're similar to house flies in appearance, but they're bigger and have a metallic sheen to them. Blue, green, gold, or black are just a few of the hues seen on these flies.

They are a powerful species of fly that make a loud buzzing noise as they pass by.

The blow fly's worm-shaped larvae are pale yellow or white in color. The larvae's rear end is larger and rounder than the tapered head. The mouthparts of the head are darker, with hook-like features.

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Blow Flies Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Are Blow Flies dangerous?

Female blow flies lay their eggs on rotting flesh, excrement, and other decaying items. The larvae consume the provided food source once the eggs hatch.

They are a filthy fly that breeds and feed on bacteria and other disease-causing pathogens, making them a high risk for contact with bacteria.

They can spread germs and bacteria when they enter your home and contaminate food and surfaces while they land throughout your home.

Blow flies spread germs, and they might induce diarrhea and other gastrointestinal problems in humans. Food that has been contaminated by blow flies, like other kinds of flies, should be disposed of since this generates excessive waste.

Why do I have a Blow Fly problem?

Gardens, trashcans, and wherever pet excrement is found. They gather in these areas where decaying organic material may be found.

If you're seeing a large cloud of blow flies around your house, the most likely culprit is decaying organic matter.

Where will I find Blow Flies?

Blow flies prefer to dwell outside. However, if given the opportunity, they will enter our homes in search of food and a place to breed. The most common way that these flies gain access is through open windows, open doors, and frayed screens.

If you have more than a couple of blow flies in your home, they've found something rotten within your house that allows them to feed and lay their eggs.

If you have rodents or other wild animals inside your house and are dying, a seemingly unanticipated blow fly infestation may occur.

How do I get rid of Blow Flies?

Partner with 24h Pest Pros to keep insects like blow flies off your property for the whole year. We provide the home or commercial pest control services you need to get rid of these filthy flies from your home or business.

The most effective solution to remove blow flies from your home or company is 24h Pest Pros.

In order to prevent blow flies from returning, you'll need our custom-made treatments. Regardless of the size of the infestation or your budget, 24h Pest Pros can assist!

Give us a call right now to learn more about our fly control services.

How can I prevent Blow Flies in the future?

They are one of the most frequent pests to infest outdoor areas in many states. Preventing problems with blow flies is possible by working with 24h Pest Experts and following the following prevention ideas:

  • Make sure closed windows and doors have screens to keep blow flies out of your home.
  • Do not leave your home's doors open.
  • Replace or fix screens that have cracks in them.
  • Keep trash cans (both indoors and outside of your property) and compost bins with tight-fitting tops.
  • To eliminate decaying matter and sticky liquids, clean and sanitize trash cans on a regular basis.
  • Keep food in the refrigerator or in containers with air-tight seals, and avoid leaving it out on counters or tables.
  • If you have pets, make it a habit to clean up their feces from your yard on a daily basis.
  • Keep your garden neat and tidy by removing fallen fruits and vegetables.
  • Examine the outside of your property. Close any holes to keep blow flies and other pests out of your home.
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