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House Flies in the Summer

Jul 07 in Pests

House Flies in the Summer

House Flies in the summer are attracted to decaying food matter, meat and faeces. Other foods they are interested in include pet food, animal feed and human food and waste. House flies usually live between 10 and 30 days, eggs will be laid in standing water or a food source that the larvae will propagate on.

Stopping flies yourself

The most important step in controlling flies is cleaning. Food debris and waste should be tidied away as soon as possible and any messes or spills should be cleaned up as well. This should include your garden and other exterior areas as well as inside your home.  

Humidity is another factor that helps flies thrive. This and sources of water or moisture should be limited as much as possible.

Home remedies such as hanging bags of water and essential oils do not work. We recommend that if a fly issue has become distressing that a residual insecticide spray by a professional is carried out. This spray will kill flies as they land on it and can stay affective for up to 3 weeks. It works best on clean surfaces.house flies in the Summer

Pests we treat

We treat all manner of pests found in the UK. This includes- rats and mice, squirrels, foxes, moles and rabbits. Insects such as bedbugs, fleas, cockroaches and ants. Bees, wasps and hornets can also be treated by our fully trained and fully insured technicians.

Why use PESTUK

PESTUK are members of the BPCA. Our technicians are fully trained and insured to follow the law and guidelines set out by the BPCA, the national governing body for pest control in the UK. All technicians are CRB checked. We have contracts with a number of schools within our coverage area and also have contracts with many restaurants and industrial businesses. We can also supply contract services to private homes and proofing from rodent damage and solar panel proofing.

Using a BPCA member company ensures you have a qualified, fully insured company treating your pest problem and not a cowboy company who can do more damage than good.

PESTUK have offices in BalhamOxfordGuildfordEnfield, Potters Bar, Reading,  Shepperton, Wantage,  SalisburySt Albans, Stevenage and Ware.

Call us on 0330 100 2811 to book an appointment regarding- house flies in the Summer, or any other pest problem you may have.

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