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Fly Control

dead fly isolatedDiscovering you have a fly infestation in your home is common among householders, but that doesn't mean that we should just put up with it. On the contrary, swarms of flies around your house are unhygienic and unpleasant, so a professional pest control service is the best option to deal with the problem. 

 

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Fly control is available to both private and commercial premises, and infestations of any size can be dealt with professionally and efficiently. All fly control methods are completely safe, so there will be no harm to children, wildlife or pets. Wherever you have found an infestation, a suitable treatment can be provided, be it in an attic or porch of your home or an industrial unit or premises serving food. A fly infestation can quickly escalate and affect your business or create unhealthy living conditions, so rapid action is required. 

Left unchecked, flies will spread disease, cause bites and contaminate food. There are many types of flies, and identifying the correct type is vital to delivering the right pest control treatment:

House-Flies: spread disease and leave dirt spots around the home.

Cluster-Flies:  are usually found in the Autumn when they often hibernate in human dwellings.

  Fruit-Flies: are drawn to rotting foods and are a particular hazard when found in food serving premises.

 

Stable-Flies: are most commonly found, as would be expected from their name, around horses in stables and farms where they are known to bite humans and animals for their blood.

 

Sewage and Phorid-Flies: are attracted to drains, sewage and damp organic waste. Several fly varieties, including Blowflies, Bluebottles, Greenbottles and Flesh-Flies, contaminate foodstuffs, including meat and lay their eggs which hatch into larvae.

 

Horse-Flies: They cause extremely painful bites when they feed on blood from humans and animals found in the marshy areas they inhabit.

In areas of stagnant water, it is common to find Mosquitoes, Gnats and Midges, all of which bite humans and animals.

In homes and businesses, it is not uncommon to find large infestations of both the cluster and attic fly, which choose to hibernate indoors until Spring. They are often seen around windows and roofs and come in five different types, varying in size. If disturbed, they are clumsy because of their hibernation and tend to sit on ceilings, land on surfaces or fly around light fittings. There can be around 100 individuals in a swarm. 

Sometimes, a fly infestation can point to another pest problem. For example, bluebottles are attracted to dead rodents or birds in buildings, and animal waste draws houseflies. If a premise suffers from blocked drains, sewage flies may appear. 

Food premises especially must be vigilant for any signs of fly problems to comply with food hygiene regulations. Numerous methods of eradication, including the use of electric fly killers, fly traps, screens, and curtains, are practical together with fumigation and insecticides, which are helpful in some cases. Having a fly infestation can be unhygienic at home and detrimental to your business. Contact us to rest assured that we will have your property taken care of discreetly and professionally.