Pest flies can pose a health risk from humans to pets to livestock, through their spread of disease. Flies spread diseases such as Salmonella and E. coli. and some species of flies may also bite. As flies can reproduce in only a few days, a minor fly problem can turn into a serious infestation if left untreated.


As with most pests, prevention is better than cure. In the case of fruit flies particularly, good sanitation and hygiene is important in your home and workplace to avoid infestation of this pest. If you believe you have an infestation of flies but aren’t sure what species of flies you have or how big of a fly problem you have, we recommend you call a professional pest control company, where we will identify the source of the infestation and recommend necessary insecticide treatments, in compliance with the HSE guidelines. You can also check out our Pest Guide to help you identify the most common species of flies in Ireland.

FliesDamage Caused

  • Spread of diseases – such as Salmonella, and E. coli
  • Contamination of food and production lines
  • Poor company image
  • Damage to company reputation
  • Causes nuisance

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