How To Get Rid Of Drain Flies
- William Demirdonder
- Oct 13, 2020
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- 15-minute read
Eeek. How do I get rid of drain flies?
A charming little friend of stagnant, bacteria-rich water is the pesky drain fly. Also known as the moth or sink fly these little buggers can lay up to 200 eggs in their short, three-week life.
Drain flies are not harmful to humans however, they’re an indication that your pipes are not squeaky clean and let’s face it, they’re just gross.
If you have a drain or sink that is rarely in use, or you’ve been away from home for a short period of time, drain flies can take residence in your drains. They love shallow, stagnant water near sources or bacteria like kitchen sinks and shower drains.
They’re not harmful. Drain flies do not transmit human disease and they do not bite. They’re a good indicator that your kitchen, bathroom or laundry needs a good clean though!
To prevent drain flies from taking up residence in your drains, try this approach:
If you’re still experiencing the annoyance of drain flies you may need some expert help. Feel free to call our team today on 0420 102 394 for a free quote on how to get rid of your drain flies. Plus, we guarantee to be on-site within the eastern suburbs in 30 minutes.
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