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Fly Control

Do you need to get rid of flies on your property?

Fly control is an important part of pest control for all businesses. Problems with flies or a fly infestation can lead to an unhygienic and unhealthy environment for both customers and employees, as they transmit diseases such as dystentery, E.coli, gastroenteritis and tubercolosis as they move from decaying matter to food and other surfaces. For food manufacturing businesses, fly control is a critical element in ensuring top levels of hygiene is met. If companies fail to comply to hygiene standards, it can have a detrimental impact on their businesses.

The most common fly is the House Fly, which is attracted to uncovered food and hygiene waste. Other flies prominent in Uganda are Sorghum shoot flies that can cause damage to Sorghum crops, leading to losses for farmers. Tsetse flies produce a rather painful bite and cause the sleeping sickness illness.

A Fly Control Solution for your Business

Rentokil Uganda offers fly control treatments, electric fly control units and expert advice tailored to your specific requirements to effectively deal with fly infestations. Our fly control programme covers:

  • Accurate identification of flies by our experienced pest control technicians. Identification is a crucial step in designing a fly program to get rid of flies in your business.
  • Identification of fly breeding sites and entry points. Our technicians offer appropriate housekeeping and Insect proofing advice to prevent flies from gaining access to your premises, and to break the breeding cycle.
  • Treatments such as spraying, fly bait stations, ultra-low volume fogging and fly control units specifically designed to meet your business’ requirements.
  • Call us now on +256 777 090 356 or +256 751 493 293 to arrange a free site survey, or email us and ensure that you don’t get plagued by flies.

Danger Signs to look out for

Fruit Fly Control
How to establish whether your business is at risk of a fly infestation:
  • Clusters of flies, either alive or dead.
  • Fly spots or droppings, produced when flies feed and defecate. These are often found in the upper reaches of a room, such as on light fittings and picture rails, as this is where flies settle at night.
  • Maggots, which are flies in their larval stage. They are commonly found in unwashed rubbish bins and refuse areas.

Business consequences

Fly infestations on your premises can lead to the following negative outcomes:

Cluster Fly

  • Damage: Fly control issues can seriously affect a business’s reputation, but also their audit performance. Flies contaminate food products as well as cause damage to your health and hygiene reputation. Horse flies, Autumn flies and Sand flies bite people and animals, which are not only a major source of annoyance, but are a health concern.
  • Poor impression: A fly problem will create an impression of dirt and neglect.
  • Cost: Non-compliance with legislation can lead to fines and reduced income from fewer customers.

Steps to take in getting rid of flies

  • Call us now on +256 777 090 356 or +256 751 493 293 or email us to arrange a free fly control inspection. Our trained pest control consultants will provide you with expert advice on how to get rid of flies on your premises and also implement fly control solutions prevent the problem from re-occurring.
House Fly Control
  • Getting rid of  flies’ breeding environment and food source is essential for effective long term fly control. Rubbish areas should be regularly cleaned and bins fitted with tight-fitting lids.
  • Insect proofing your business. This means restricting flies' access by installing fly screens and ensuring that windows and doors are shut whenever possible.
  • Installation of Luminos Fly Control Units in strategic places, especially sensitive areas such as food preparation and dining areas, to ensure high levels of fly control. Our qualified pest control technicians will advise you on the correct, most effective placement of your Luminos units.
  • Regular inspections from qualified technicians to prevent any recurrence of a fly infestation and keep you fly problem under control.

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