Q: What do flies look like?

Part of the insect family, flies have six legs, antenna and one pair of wings. There are many different species in the UK, and they come in various shapes and sizes, ranging from long and slim, to small and squat! A fly’s colouring depends on the species; bluebottles are metallic blue, house flies tend to be grey and fruit flies are an appealing yellow-brown.

Q: What are the signs of an infestation?

Common clues of a fly infestation include increased, regular sightings of flies in and around your home, food and bins, as well as cluster of tiny black spots. Flies are prolific breeders, and the presence of maggots (flies in their larval stage) can indicate that your property will soon be swarming with flies.

Q: How do I get rid of flies?

If left untreated, a few flies can rapidly turn into a full-blown infestation. Because proper identification is key for appropriate treatment, a DIY approach to get rid of flies is not usually recommended. A pest controller will be able to accurately identify the species, as well as locate any breeding sites. Thorough de-infestation is a complex process, requiring skill, expertise and professional treatments such as specialist insecticides.

If you think you’ve got flies, get in touch with us today.

Our pest controllers have the skills and expertise to get rid of your fly problem discreetly, quickly and safely.

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Thorough treatments carried out in all infested areas

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*Unlimited visits: Only applicable to residential customers. London Network for Pest Solutions will continue to visit your property until the pest problem is under control, provided that all hygiene, housekeeping and proofing recommendations that we give you are followed through. If you miss two consecutive appointments or after three months of being pest free, any further treatment will be subject to the full charge

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