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    • ktcoil
    • By ktcoil 31st Jul 17, 10:57 AM
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    Gave us Maggots
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    • 31st Jul 17, 10:57 AM
    Gave us Maggots 31st Jul 17 at 10:57 AM
    Hi we recently moved into a house and the current people left a bin with food in it, there was loads of maggots which were crawling out even with the lid closed, managed ti clean the bin out and used antiseptic disinfectant and have sprayed the ins with this but seem to still get flys is there something we can put in the bins to stop flys?
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    • heartbreak_star
    • By heartbreak_star 31st Jul 17, 3:22 PM
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    • 31st Jul 17, 3:22 PM
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    • 31st Jul 17, 3:22 PM
    Yes.

    Boiling water, or insect killer. Antiseptic will do nothing against either maggots or flies, you'll just have really clean maggots or flies...

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    • avogadro
    • By avogadro 31st Jul 17, 8:26 PM
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    • 31st Jul 17, 8:26 PM
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    • 31st Jul 17, 8:26 PM
    Some help re. getting rid of maggots and flies here:

    http://www.wikihow.com/Get-Rid-of-a-Maggot-Infestation
    • ktcoil
    • By ktcoil 3rd Aug 17, 11:54 AM
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    • 3rd Aug 17, 11:54 AM
    thanks for that
    • pogofish
    • By pogofish 4th Aug 17, 12:24 AM
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    • 4th Aug 17, 12:24 AM
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    • 4th Aug 17, 12:24 AM
    How is this an H&B issue..?

    Surely In my Home is a much more appropriate forum?
    • ktcoil
    • By ktcoil 5th Sep 17, 4:10 PM
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    • 5th Sep 17, 4:10 PM
    indeed. thanks
    • Starrystarrynight1
    • By Starrystarrynight1 10th Sep 17, 10:14 AM
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    • 10th Sep 17, 10:14 AM
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    • 10th Sep 17, 10:14 AM
    I'd be asking the council for another bin (or buying one if wheelie bins aren't in use yet).
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    • ktcoil
    • By ktcoil 20th Sep 17, 11:57 AM
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    • 20th Sep 17, 11:57 AM
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    • 20th Sep 17, 11:57 AM
    we cleaned out and used Dettol spray now which has helped.
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