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Fly Control Units

Consider this...

If a cockroach were to walk across your table at a restaurant, you would leave immediately. However, if a fly were to land on your plate, you would probably just wave it away and carry on eating. Yet, the fly carries as much disease potential as a cockroach. Should it not be met with the same distaste and controlled with as much vigilance?

Flying insects have been found to carry a wide range of dangerous micro-organisms all over their bodies, in their saliva and excreta, including E Coli, Salmonella, Campylobacter and many others. Even a tiny dose of any of these is enough to cause serious disease. At the very least, insect contamination reduces product quality, making it unsaleable - it is here that "a fly in the soup" is no joke.

Flying insects are attracted to fly control units, which use ultraviolet (UV) light as an attractant. It has been found that UV rays emitted around the 365-nanometer wavelength in the spectrum are the most effective.

There are two types of fly control units:

Electronic fly killers use an electrically charged high-voltage grid to kill the insects on contact. The dead insects fall into a catch tray suspended at the bottom of the machine.

Sticky Trap units, the insects land on the glue area of the board where they are held until they die. Boards should be changed at regular intervals and can be kept for insect identification or as record of "due dilligence".

AG Pest Management supply a comprehensive range of units suitable for every budget & situation. This includes shatter-proof, draught-proof, splash-proof and explosion-proof options. A selection of our electronic range, glue board range, decorative unit range & specialist range of fly killers can be found on the drop down menu. If you cannot find the unit you are after please contact us as we have many other units available for purchase.

  • Unsure what type of fly unit to buy?
  • Do you need a fly unit at all?
  • Would you be better with fly screens?
  • Do you need a fly unit with glass tubes or shatterproof tubes?
  • Do you need a glue board unit or killing grid unit?
  • How many fly units do you need?
  • Unsure where to locate a fly unit?

If any of the above questions are going through your mind why don't you arrange for one of our specialist surveyors come out to your premises and provide you with a free survey & quotation. With our many years experience we will provide you with the best advice & solution. 

Remember once you have purchased you fly killing unit(s), machines should be kept clean and serviced regularly. Tubes should be changed ideally every six months, but at least every 12 months. When sticky trap units are installed, glue boards should be changed regularly and be kept as evidence of due dilligence.

Maintenance Service

All our staff have undergone training in servicing & maintaining fly killing units & also working at height off a wide range of access equipment. Therefore why dont you let us service your new or existing fly killers.

If you need more information or if you would like to arrange a free survey and are based in Barnsley, Rotherham, Sheffield, Wakefield, Doncaster or the Yorkshire region, call us now on 01226 288844.


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