Resolving a fly infestation
Controlling flying insects is an important part of pest control for all businesses. Problems with flies can project an unhygienic and unhealthy environment to both employees and customers. For businesses such as pubs, bars, cafes and restaurants, it is absolutely critical. Rentokil offer treatments and expert advice tailored to your needs.
- Accurate identification of pest flies, allows our experienced Rentokil technicians to offer expert advice, treatments and fly killer units that are suitable for your business.
- By locating breeding sites along with entry points of adults, our technicians can offer appropriate insect proofing and advice on how to prevent a future infestation.
- Call us NOW on 0800 917 1989 to benefit from a range of fly control solutions and to organise a FREE site survey.
Flies are potential carriers of a wide range of diseases such as dysentery, gastroenteritis and E.coli as they move from decaying matter to food and other surfaces.
- Clusters of insects, either alive or dead.
- Spotting or droppings, produced when flies feed and defecate. These are often found on upper areas of a room, such as pipes or light fittings.
- Maggots, which are flies in their larval stage.
Fly infestations on the premises can:
- Spread a variety of diseases and can transmit intestinal worms.
- Contaminate foodstuffs, food preparation surfaces, utensils and packaging.
- Insects such as Horse, Autumn and Sand flies for example, bite people and animals.
- Damage — to foodstuffs and your health and hygiene reputation. Any issues with fly control will have a negative effect on your Scores on the Doors food hygiene rating.
- Poor impression — customers and employees will gain an impression of dirt and neglect.
- Cost — non-compliance with legislation can lead to fines, and reduced income from fewer customers.
Immediate steps to take to eliminate flying insects
- Call free on 0800 917 1989 to arrange pest inspections by qualified Rentokil technicians, who will highlight possible breeding areas and the best methods of treatment, to prevent recurrence of any infestations.
- Removing the breeding areas and attractants (such as food and water sources), is essential for effective long–term fly control.
- Thorough knowledge of the biology of different species is key to accurate identification, and to achieve cost effective treatment. For this you will need professional expertise and help.
- Restrict access to your buildings by installing insect proofing such as fly screens.
- Place Fly Killer units in appropriate locations, especially sensitive areas such as food storage, food preparation and dining areas, to ensure highly effective insect control.