Drain Fly Pest Control Hitchin

EPC Pest Control Services

We specialise in Drain Fly Pest Control in Hitchin, with over 30 years of experience in the industry we can quickly identify the problem and recommend the best treatment to remove the infestation and deter drain flies from returning in the future.

Drain flies look like a moth and can be a real nuisance when found in domestic or commercial properties. Able to multiply very quickly laying and hatching 300 eggs in just 48 hours it is very important to prevent them from spreading.

Attracted to stagnant, shallow water and organic debris they are most often found near their food sources such as sinks and showers where bacteria builds up. Sewage is perfect for drain flies so it is important to maintain drain pipes to prevent uncontrollable breeding.

Although drain flies are not harmful it is the potential to spread bacteria from the sewage they like to feed on that presents the biggest risk.

If you would like help with drain flies, contact us for a free, no obligation quotation.

Drain Fly Pest Control Hitchin

Drain Fly Pest Control Hitchin

Our Treatment Programme

The treatment of drain flies depends on where they are in the building. Our pest control technician will assess the problem and and talk through the treatment approach. Both natural and chemical treatment methods can be used but this will depend on the extent of the infestation.

On completion of the treatment our technician will leave a report with you with details of the treatments and recommendations to help prevent further infestations.

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Facts About Drain Flies

Drain Fly Pest Control Hitchin

Drain flies are small hairy flies that can invade buildings in swarms. A little more than 2mm in size their small size allows them to gain access into various types of property. They are easy to recognise by their hairy wings and numerous veins.

Drain flies like to lay eggs in a wet and rotting environment, laying up to 300 eggs at a time the larvae lives and feeds within the decaying matter until pupation which can be as quick as 24 hours if the conditions are suitable. Ideal food sources include fungal and bacterial matter, algae, decaying and wet matter in drains and gullies which is great if your are a sewage plant but not so good in a domestic or commercial property.

Problems caused by Drain Flies

Drain flies are not harmful and do not bite but they can be a nuisance and from the environment they like to live in spread bacteria which can cause unpleasant sickness.

With such a short lifespan and the ability to multiply quickly, when they die they can attract other unwanted pests.

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01438 387 036

Comments from our customers



Best pest control. Always there to re assure and utmost professionalism.

Used EPC for the first time when they came to deal with mice at 2am and since then I would not use anyone else. Clearly know what they are doing unlike many other companies in this field. Highly recommended.

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We had a mouse issue which we were trying to deal with using shop brought products..

The mice just kept eating it, we still had mice for a while until we called EPC, they carried out a treatment and blocked off all areas, great service, no more mice, I would highly recommend to my family and friends

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Wow is all I can say, we had Bed Bugs in our property for months, we had a couple of well known companies in to deal with the issue, which they could not do..

They used just chemicals, after talking to EPC about a heat treatment and the treatment involved we went to the extra expense of trying it, at last we can sleep Bed Bug free, it is a bit expensive, but well worth the money when you see what they do, thanks again guys.

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Emergency Pest Control

Pests very rarely choose a convenient time to appear which is why we provide an emergency service to be available to help when you need us.

Our friendly team of pest control technicians are on call throughout Hitchin for most of the day and available most weekends and bank holidays.

If you have a pest problem, contact us today on:
01438 387 036.

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We provide a full emergency service for domestic and commercial customers.

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