Sussex Pest Control Services

Fly Killer Units

Fly unit control

We can supply or fully fit a wide range of professional fly units for any situations regardless of it being a small house to a large factory. Because we have direct access to the suppliers we are able to offer a very vast range of fly units at very competitive prices. For more information we are able to visit your premises and assess the type of product that your fly unit will best suite.

What is a fly zapper?

A fly zapper is a device that attracts and kills insects that are attracted by light. A light source attracts insects to an electrical grid, where they are electrocuted by touching two wires with a high voltage between them. The name stems from the characteristic zap sound produced when an insect is electrocuted.


Bug zappers are usually housed in a protective cage of plastic or grounded metal bars to prevent people or animals from touching the high voltage grid. A light source is fitted inside, often a fluorescent lamp designed to emit violet and ultraviolet light, which is visible to and attracts insects. The light is surrounded by a pair of interleaved bare wire grids or spirals. The distance between adjacent wires is typically about 2 mm (0.079 in). A high-voltage power supply powered by mains electricity, which may be a simple transformer less voltage multiplier circuit made with diodes and capacitors, generates a voltage of 2,000 volts or more, high enough to conduct through the body of an insect which bridges the two grids, but not high enough to spark across the air gap. Enough electrical current flows through the small body of the insect to heat it to a high temperature.The impedance of the power supply and the arrangement of the grid is such that it cannot drive a dangerous current through the body of a larger animal (e.g., human).

Bug zappers are fitted with trays that collect the electrocuted insects, however some models are designed to allow the debris to fall to the ground below.

There are three different types of devices that we sell including:

Electric Grid:

Ideal for commercial backroom areas and some front-of-house applications, we offer a comprehensive range of leading electric killing grid units, from smaller models to large commercial units, designed to offer protection against flying insects.

Glueboard Units:

Glueboards units are designed to offer protection against flying insects for sensitive areas including commercial kitchens, food preparation areas and front-of-house locations. Glueboard units are available in a wide range of styles, finishes and wattages to suit large and small premises.

Decorative Units:

Ideal for front-of-house areas requiring discretion, most manufacturers offers a wide range of contemporary decorative units ideal for restaurants, hotel lobbies and dining areas. From wall mounted uplighters to freestanding units, our range of decorative products offer effective insect control solutions without compromising on interior decor.


Sussex Pest Control is an established BPCA approved company offering a complete pest management and control solution within East & West Sussex including the major towns of Worthing, Chichester, Brighton, Eastbourne, Hastings, Haywards Heath, East Grinstead and Crawley.

Our services include general pest control such as rodents, insects and birds but also in-depth service agreements to meet food industry standards such as the BRC (British Retail Consortium), AIB (American Institute of Bakers), Marks & Spencer's and The Soil Association. We also employee a Field Biologist specialising in pest control management and creating a bespoke IPM solutions (Integrated Pest Management). We also have a dedicated team to spray buildings for woodworm and as an approved contractor we are able to offer a 30 year manufactures backed guarantee.

Brighton 01273 317135  |  Eastbourne 01323 660005  |  Worthing 01903 550024

Sussex Pest Control is the trading name of Westgate Pest Control Limited. Reg No: 9368282 (England & Wales) VAT No: 202098541
Registered address: 85 Downland Road, Southwick, Sussex, BN42 4RX

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