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Flies Carry TWICES As Many Germs as A Cockroach

Did you know that common house flies carry TWICE as many germs as cockroaches! 61% of people say that they would leave a restaurant if they saw a cockroach - it sounds like to me you need to drop you fork and run when you see flies.

House flies are most common and found pretty much everywhere.  Flies are overall just GROSS - they eat garbage, animal droppings, rotting food and other germ carrying things. It only take a fews second for them to transfer these germs to you or your food - so be sure to stay clear.  

House flies are also known to carry 5 serious bacteria that cause harmful diseases. Some of these include: cholera, dysentery, anthrax, tuberculosis and typhoid fever.

If you see flies around your food at a restaurant be sure to steer clear and tell the owner they need to call a pest control company like PestFix who has an extensive pest management program for fly control. Their fly control program is known to rid upwards of 90% of flies within only a few weeks of treatment.  


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Surprising Rodent Risks

Rodents carry infectious disease:

If you see rodent droppings that means you have rats or mice hiding in your home or business. Although rodents aren't major threats to every day health - it is important to know the facts. Rodents make excellent vehicles for transmitting dangerous diseases. 

Rodents are also extremely destructive gnawing on furniture, wood work and electrical wiring causing fires and expensive repairs.  

5 Facts You May Not Know:

  1. New York City has the larges rat infestation in the world
  2. Rats can swim up pipes and up your toilet
  3. There is a rat island off the coast of Alaska (In 2010 they were eradicated - so not necessarily true any more) 
  4. Rats gnaw on everything to file down their teeth because they can grow up to 5 inches in a year. 
  5. Scientist say they can laugh and dream (they can even tickle)
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