Fly Control Treatment Services In Melbourne

Flies don’t bite or attack your pets, but they can risk your health by transmitting various diseases.

Do you see an increasing number of flies around your commercial property or at your home? Are you searching for premium fly control in Melbourne? Are you worried that the flies around your property can affect your quality of life?

Welcome to Tom’s Pest Control, the number one destination for homeowners and businesses for fly removal in Melbourne. With standardised, safe treatment procedures and experienced fly infestation treatment technicians, we will transform your space into an optimally healthy environment that can ensure your wellbeing.

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    Why You Should Control Flies Around Your Property

    You know that flies can bring down your health and quality of living, but did you know they can endanger your health? See why the timely controlling of flies from your property is important:
    • Compared to cockroaches and rodents, flies pose more of a threat to human health.
    • According to the World Health Organisation, flies transmit at least 65 diseases, including skin diseases, diarrhoea, cholera, typhoid fever, tuberculosis, conjunctivitis, and more.
    • Flies can compromise the overall hygiene of your property and contaminate your food.
    • They are a nuisance and are often considered as a sign of lack of cleanliness and hygiene.
    By seeking the assistance of Tom’s Pest Control for fly infestation treatment, you can safeguard yourself, your family, and pets from various health issues and ensure a healthy living experience.

    Types Of Flies In Melbourne

    House Fly

    It is one of the most common types of flies you can see in Victoria. House flies can endanger the sanitation of your home as it feeds on human food, pet food, faeces, trash, and dead animals.

    Fruit Fly

    As the name suggests, these flies eat the fermenting residues in breweries, orchards, fruit and vegetable plots. Compared to house flies, fruit flies are just one-third of their size.

    Bush Fly

    These flies are attracted to human saliva, sweat, and tears and keep hovering around humans. They can also cause eye infection and give people an enteric disease if they are not careful.


    These flies are attracted to food and often deposit their eggs on the food’s surface, contaminating the food. There is a high chance that this fly will transmit pathogens by contacting pets, livestock, and open wound of people. They spread eye infections, dysentery, and several other illnesses.

    The Fly And Maggot Treatment Procedure

    Tom’s Pest Control has a comprehensive four-step treatment and control procedure to make your property free of the health risks associated with flies, their eggs, maggots, and more. As soon as we receive your fly treatment request, we will begin with our action plan.


    Our qualified, experienced fly control technicians will visit your property and complete an initial inspection. During the inspection, our technicians will identify the type of fly in your property, the extent of the infestation and any damage they have caused, the risks associated with it, the characteristics of the flies, and more.

    The inspection will also help us to identify the reasons behind the infestation to safeguard you from future infestations.

    Treatment Plan

    Based on the inspection, we will create a tailored treatment plan to control the flies on your property. The treatment plan will have the type of fly treatment, treatment duration, the expected outcome from the treatment, and any instructions to the inhabitants of the property.

    Before beginning with the fly treatment, we will communicate the treatment plan with you and ensure that you are getting a transparent service experience.

    Fly Control Treatment

    At Tom’s Pest Control, we are committed to offering a healthy, safe treatment and prefer to choose non-insecticide control options over chemical treatments. We will use a range of treatment options, including traps, liquid applications, fly baits, and several other techniques to make your property free of flies.

    Our treatment is not just limited to your property alone; we can treat the surroundings that can encourage the breeding of flies as well.

    Ongoing Prevention

    With the treatment alone, you can’t ensure that you will get long-term fly control benefits. We will provide you with the tips and tricks to control the flies in your property in the long run and help you to ensure a healthy environment.

    Based on our inspection and findings, we will give you specific tips in addition to general fly control strategies, such as regular cleaning of the kitchen, proper storing of food products, regular yard maintenance, and more.

    Why Tom’s Pest Control?

    At Tom’s Pest Control, we stick on certain characteristics or qualities that make our service a seamless, professional, personalised experience for our customers.
    • Same/next day service
    • Qualified, experienced pest control specialists
    • Comprehensive prices, upfront quotes
    • Safe, family-friendly fly removal services
    • Local pest control teams
    • Friendly, transparent service experience
    • 100 percent satisfaction guarantee
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    How do you get rid of a fly infestation?

    The first step in getting rid of a fly infestation is to focus on their points of vulnerability. The scent and brightness are what draws them in the most. However, you can catch and kill flies with certain potent smells, essential oils, and plants.

    You can create a homemade fly trap that works both indoors and outside. Fermented apple juice, or Apple cider vinegar trap, is a fantastic treat for these flying insects. Another efficient way to get rid of insects is with a repellent spray.

    Lavender has a pleasant aroma and may successfully repel insects. In addition, the faint clove fragrance repels flies. So, combining lemon with this bit of spice will result in a safe and efficient insect repellent.

    Should I call pest control for flies?

    Some fly issues may be resolved with little to no effort. However, one fly entering your house through the front door will likely begin buzzing about and annoy you to the point where you jump up, grab a fly swatter, and SWAT!

    Fly issues are resolved. However, eradicating specific fly infestations takes a bit more work. For example, it might be time to call a professional if fresh flies begin to replace the ones you’re slapping or if there are more flies than you can handle.

    Hire a qualified pest control specialist at Tom’s Pest Control Melbourne to undertake an examination, paying close attention to any potential hiding spots for house fly eggs. Additionally, you get defence against bugs that spread disease, wreak havoc on your possessions, and ruin your home’s construction components.

    What are the signs of a fly infestation?

    The flies themselves are the most typical indication of a housefly infestation. As they develop into pupae, larvae may be observed creeping out of their breeding material. People may hear house flies about the house in addition to seeing them.

    Because their two wings are beating in unison, house flies make a buzzing sound. In addition, house flies often have four black stripes on their thorax and a grey look. An adult house fly length ranges from 1/8 to 1″ (4 to 7.5 mm).

    They have a slightly hairy body, one set of wings, and compound red eyes with hundreds of tiny lenses that give them a larger field of view. Typically, female houseflies are more significant than males. Both fangs and a stinger are absent from house flies.

    What are the diseases that fly transmit?

    Studies show that flies may transmit and carry up to 65 diseases, including cholera, infections, viral disorders, and the common cold. They have access to a lot of places, which is a result of their poor eating habits.

    Infectious disorders spread by flies include some of the following:

    • Dysentery, typhoid, cholera, and diarrhoea are a few examples of enteric illnesses.
    • Parasitic infections
    • Trachoma and pandemic conjunctivitis are two eye illnesses.
    • Poliomyelitis
    • Yaws, mycoses, cutaneous diphtheria, and leprosy are examples of skin infections.

    Did you know that a fly may fly up to 30 kilometres in search of food? Additionally, they may take a variety of trash and filth from their travels, which they eventually dump on your food. It is why it’s crucial to take extra care to protect your food from such contagious insects.

    What are the different types of flies?

    The presence of two wings distinguishes the wide varieties of flies that the ordinary person encounters daily, from the common house fly to mosquitoes and gnats. In actuality, it serves as the extra-large order Diptera’s distinguishing characteristic.

    A complete classification of the various fly species would need an encyclopaedic effort given the over 150 000 Diptera species, and they are over 100 families. Some of the common types of flies include: –

    • Darden Flies
    • Drain Fly
    • Muscidae Housefly
    • Blow Flies
    • Biting Flies
    • Sand Flies
    • Black Flies
    • Snipe Flies
    • Horse Flies
    • Bee Flies
    • Flower Flies
    • Tachinid Flies
    • Robber Flies and much more.

    Before buying fly control products, we recommend asking a guide or the neighbourhood fly shop what would be best to use. It’s effortless to arrive with a fly box filled to the brim and not have anything the fish are looking for.

    Go to the neighbourhood fly shop and do your study. Else, hire a professional fly pest control service provider.

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