Fruit flies are a species of Drosophilidae.
Where are fruit flies mostly found?
Fruit flies are found in:
Cold, mouldy areas
Poorly drained soil (especially indoor pots)
What are the signs of an infestation?
Signs of an infestation include:
Small flies will be visible around the property and food preparation areas
Ripened fruit and vegetables will have tiny holes
Dead fruit flies found around window sills and in uncovered food
How can I prevent fruit flies?
You can help prevent fruit flies from becoming an infestation by:
Regularly cleaning drains, S and U bends in the kitchen and bathroom
Keeping food covered
Removing rotten or mouldy fruit from the fruit basket
Disposing of onion peels and rotating vegetables regularly making sure old ones are thrown out past due date
Regular General Pest Control can alleviate fruit fly infestations from your property
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