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How To Kill Maggots

How To Kill Maggots

Maggots are ants that one can find hanging around the rubbish that are in the bin, so we have to make sure that we close our bins tightly to avoid this menace.

Maggots - very unpleasant. They are more of a seasonal problem. You tend to find a nice sunny day like this, the warm weather comes out, the flies are round and about, and it's really a case of prevention is better than cure.

Flies are going to lay their eggs on anything and particularly meat, so it's really important to make sure that when you put your rubbish in the bin, if there's any food waste in there, you really need to make sure that the flies can't get to it. When you get your bag of rubbish, make sure you tie it in a knot, part of the bags will have little holes to allow a bit of breathability. These particular ones don't.

But what I would strongly recommend that you double bag your rubbish. Again, make sure you tie a knot and then make sure you've got a bin with a nice fitting lid, hopefully, you're not going to get any maggots. Get a detergent, you put that in there, a bit of disinfectant, a bit of bleach and again, boiling kettle, get the kettle in there.

Be careful obviously, boiling hot, you don't want to get scalded or burnt and literally just pour it on to them. But like I say, to avoid that happening in the first place, double bag it and make sure that when the lid goes on, that it's fully closed. And that's how to kill maggots. .