Drain fly extermination

The flies at Drain (flies butterfly Yes flies sinks) are Insects that can invade your space and be responsible for many disappointments. We give you some tips for detect their presence and exterminate.

What are the signs of an invasion of drain flies?

So you can suspect the presence of these Insects if you notice the presence of flies that look similar to tiny moths. The most common places where you can find them are the bathroom or shower room, the basement and the kitchen.

As you will probably have understood, these insects have an affinity for wet spaces and connected to pipes. As you probably know, flies are of a real nuisance,whatever their species.

Most notably, drain flies usually sign a bad condition of your pipes. It is therefore urgent to get rid of them to avoid their multiplication, but also to take the necessary measures to avoid their reappearance.

Calling on professionals

Once you suspect a invasion de flies at drain,it is advisable to contact a exterminationservice. The role of the latter is not only to carry out extermination some flies. First of all, it is important to make sure that it is indeed flies at drain.

At Delta Extermination,we offer quality services to establish the effective diagnosis of an invasion of drain flies. In addition, we give you some tips for you in rid definitively.

In case it is necessary to put a team exterminators Professionals in place, our experts can make the trip to your home. We also intervene for the extermination of wild animals, rodents and other insects (apart from drain flies).

How to confirm the actual presence of drain flies?

To confirm that these are indeed drain flies, our teams are based on two main elements: the locations of the insects and their physical description.

Locations of drain flies

Inside your home, drain flies tend to cling to the places where they lay their eggs. These include sink or sink floors and drains, walls and windows.

These insects can also lay eggs in the shower, bath, sinking washer, plumbing, storm water collectors, sewers, wastewater treatment plants, sump pump pits, etc.

If you have a rarely used residence (cottage for example) or damaged pipes, they may also be invaded by drain flies.

The physical description of a drain fly

Flies Butterflies are small insects (about 1-5 mm). They are covered by hair grey money at the level of the head, body and wings (wide and rounded). The latter are not made to fly over long distances, the flies sinks differ from other flies by their Movements random.

With regard to Larvae and nymphs,they have a cylindrical shape and are longer than adult flies (about 4-5 mm). At stadium larval or at the stage of pupation, drain flies are sometimes referred to as towards Yes maggots. They develop in the decaying materials of sewage and pipe greywater.

Why should drain flies be exterminated quickly?

It has never been shown that these parasites transmit diseases to humans. As a result, they do not represent an immediate danger, but rather a nuisance. That said, since they evoke poor maintenance of pipes, their presence should not be taken lightly.

In addition, the waters in which they bathe are generally very dirty.

Finally, it is important not to wait too long to proceed with the elimination of these insects. Indeed, they are far from easy to exterminate. Their small size gives them advantages and they reproduce very quickly (30 to 100 eggs per female).

Secondly, your fly swatter will not be enough. The more flies there are, the more you will be forced to kill them by leaving traces on the surfaces of your home.

How to exterminate drain flies?

If flies are already invading your space, it will be necessary to identify the places where they lay their eggs. The ideal would be to call on a professional or a plumber since pipes are the most frequent locations.

However, you can do it yourself. You will need a plumbing product to remove organic build-ups and a ferret. After applying the product to the pipes, use the ferret to clean the piping.

Depending on the pipe concerned, do not forget the overflow pipe (sink, bath) and the hydraulic siphon (sink, sink).

Preventive measures

To be sure that these parasites never bother you again, you will have to take some additional measures such as:

  • clean drains regularly;
  • repair sewer leaks and backups without delay;
  • and optimize the drainage of stagnant water in the kitchen, bathroom and basement.

That’s it, you now know how to proceed to get rid of drain flies.