You’ve returned home from a prolonged day at work, starving as well as tired. You go to the pantry, filled with stunning and fragrant fruits. You pick up a luscious looking apple, simply to uncover that the underside has become fully rotten. Yet hold it…what on earth was that? Are there things flying around you?… Read more Where do Fruit Flies Come From
Flies are small flying insects that are often attracted to human settlements because of the food available. These are not only annoying pests, they also spread diseases from contaminated food to uncontaminated ones. If you have noticed flies in the kitchen or bathroom, they may be reproducing in the sink pipes. This is a problem… Read more Can flies reproduce in the pipes of my sink?
A fruit fly is a small insect and coffee that looks like a miniature version of a home fly. Fruit flies tend to gather around decaying fruit, garbage, stagnant water, and decaying flesh. When the fruit flies appear, they can get inside the food and become a risk for your health and that of your… Read more The secret to eliminating the fruit fly
Know thy enemy! Common household fruit flies grow from egg to adult in just 8-10 days. There are four stages in this growth process; egg, larva, pupa, and adult. Following is a (very) brief description of each of them. Stage 1: Egg Fruit flies can lay up to 500 eggs in their lifetime of less… Read more The Fruit Fly Life Cycle