28 November 2017

Pest advice for controlling Flour Mites

A tiny, slow-moving, white or pale-brown creature measuring a barely visible 0.5mm long, with eight legs. A pest of cereals and cereal products especially if they are damp.

Flour mite-1How to get rid of Flour Mites:

Burn or otherwise dispose of infested food, remove all debris and thoroughly dry out the areas where the mites occur.

For a heavy Flour Mite infestation, we would recommend you contact professional pest control company, preferably a member of the BPCA to administer a treatment to solve the problem. A trained professional will have the technical knowledge and access to a range of professional use products and equipment which are not available to the public.

Having problems with Flour Mites?

Use a trained professional pest controller.

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Source: A-Z

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