Naturally when a person sees flies around, it is certain for that person to perceive the area as unhygienic. Flies are transmitters of diseases because they feed on human and animal wastes, carcasses and garbage. Besides being a nuisance, some fly species bite and pose serious health risks. For instance, the house fly that are more commonly associated with human dwellings; transmit a wide range of diseases including Salmonella and E.coli.
Flies spread diseases because of their breeding and feeding habits. Bacteria from where the fly usually feed on would get stuck on their mouthparts and footpads eventually spreading onto places they land on. Imagine if it’s exposed food that you are about to eat.
However, there are simple ways you can identify signs of a fly infestation and take simple precautions because it has the potential to turn into a serious infestation if left uncontrolled.