How To Get Rid Of Maggots

How To Get Rid Of Maggots

This video demonstrates how to take care from maggots. It states the do's and don'ts so that we can keep the maggots away. The sprays, pesticides/insecticides available can be used for a better effect.

Hello, my name is Graham Selleck. I am the proprietor of Sabre Environmental property services. We are pest controllers based in Watford, Hertfordshire.

We are there for all your pest control means. Now I am going to talk about controlling Maggot Well, maggots normally present themselves to the usual, to the householder by infesting their dustbins in the summer time. It's the larvae of the blow fly or blue bottle, the califora, which lays eggs and they then become the lawful stage of the fly, the maggot.

With maggots, prevention is better than cure. What we need to do is wrap all cooked food in newspaper before you put it into the dustbin or use plastic bags, firmly sealed. Especially true if there are any meat products, because blow fly will smell any meat product from a long way away and they are very keen to lay their eggs into a meaty substance for the larva to eat when they hatch.

So prevention is better than cure b we don't live in a perfect world. What happens if, for example, we come home after a few days, we have been away where we are, our dustbins are infested with maggots all around. Its horrible.

What can we do? First thing, get a kettle of hot water, pour it all over the dustbin, kill all the maggots, the colin round there, wash them back into the bin. We then need to use one of these products. Spray the inside of the bin.

Anything which contains permethylene, cibamethylene or a carbomate which will kill and deter flies from laying any further eggs in the bin. You can also use a powdered insecticid an ant killer or some kind of powder containing ingredients which will prevent the fly from laying further eggs in the bin. So we have treated it with hot water, we have used our products, each time we put a new layer in, we need to top up, over the top with the, either insecticide or visual spray or a powdered insecticide and I am sure you all should be very glad when the dust bin finally comes and takes the whole mess away.