Fly trap attractant secrets: What entices flies to the trap

By Dr. Killigan
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Greetings, discerning readers. I'm Dr. Killigan, on a relentless quest to understand the secrets of nature and science, particularly the fascinating world of the common housefly. Our journey at Dr. Killigan's isn't just about pest control; it's about delving deep into the mysteries of what attracts these creatures, leading us to innovate products like The Fly Inn.

In this exploration, we've focused on the housefly's predilection for certain hues, a discovery that's central to The Fly Inn's design. Join me as we uncover the allure of these tiny yet intriguing creatures and how this knowledge translates into effective, eco-conscious solutions for your home.

The enigmatic attraction of houseflies

In our pursuit at Dr. Killigan's to create an effective yet practical fly trap, we explored various attractants. While scents like decaying matter or sweet substances are potent lures for houseflies, incorporating such odors into a trap poses challenges. A trap with a discernible foul or sweet scent is impractical for indoor use, and engineering a long-lasting, non-toxic scented trap is a complex task.

Consequently, we turned our focus towards visual attractants, a more feasible and appealing approach for household use. This led to the development of our Fly Inn trap, specifically designed to exploit the housefly's attraction to certain colors, particularly shades of blue. By targeting their visual cues, we offer a clean, odorless and effective solution for trapping these unwelcome guests.

The power of blue in fly attraction

Through extensive research, we've discovered that blue is not just another color for the housefly – it's a beacon. Our studies indicate that certain shades of blue, incorporated into our Fly Inn trap, significantly increase the likelihood of capturing these pests.

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In fact,  their average attraction rate for specific blue shades was 78.91% higher than for the control, showcasing a significant improvement. Thus, the blue hues used in The Fly Inn are specifically chosen to maximize attraction, creating a virtual magnet for flies.

This phenomenon can be attributed to the fly's complex visual system, which finds blue light intensely appealing. The color blue, especially when combined with ultraviolet light, resonates with their perception, drawing them in irresistibly. 

The Fly Inn: A haven for houseflies

The Fly Inn trap's design cleverly exploits the housefly's natural tendencies. It's not just the color that makes it effective but also the inclusion of darker shades and patterns. These create an illusion of shade and shelter, appealing to the housefly's instinct to move from light to darkness. This design mimics their natural environment, where they often seek respite in shaded areas.

By combining these visual cues with a sticky surface, The Fly Inn becomes an inescapable trap for houseflies. It's a testament to the power of understanding what flies are attracted to and using that knowledge to create a highly effective, non-toxic solution for fly control.

The Fly Inn: Revolutionizing eco-friendly pest control

The Fly Inn stands as a hallmark of Dr. Killigan's dedication to eco-conscious pest management, merging groundbreaking insights into fly behavior with a commitment to environmental responsibility.

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This trap is not just about ensnaring houseflies; it's a versatile solution against fruit flies, gnats, wasps, mosquitoes, carpenter bees, moths, and other flying pests. Its discreet open-top design, equipped with trap-and-hide inner walls, ensures an uncluttered appearance, free from visible dead insects. Each package provides two traps and four non-toxic sticky glue inserts, designed for long-lasting effectiveness, up to three months per trap.

This leap in pest control technology also embodies the principles of mechanical control—a method acclaimed for its eco-friendliness. Eschewing chemicals, The Fly Inn offers a safe, non-toxic alternative, perfect for mindful homeowners. Its design simplicity makes it a practical, efficient tool for daily use, ensuring a safer home environment, especially crucial for households with young children or pets. By choosing The Fly Inn, you're not only opting for effective pest control but also supporting a movement towards responsible, sustainable living. 

Embracing a safer, cleaner home with The Fly Inn

Experience the tranquility of a pest-free home with The Fly Inn. Our trap eschews harmful chemicals, offering a safer alternative for families, especially those with young children and pets. Enjoy the simplicity and effectiveness of a non-toxic solution. Visit our website to learn more about The Fly Inn and our range of eco-friendly pest solutions. Choose Dr. Killigan's for nature, science, and effectiveness harmoniously blended. Shop now for The Fly Inn – your partner in sustainable, effective pest control.


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