Fly screen and Insect Mesh
Fly screens are choosen to exclude insects such and mosquitos from their homes and buildings dur to hygiene and annoyance factors relating to insects that can carry diseases. Food preparation industries must adhere to environmental regulations upholding hygienic conditions against these flys. Soffit mesh is used underneath guttering to prevent insects especially wasps and birds from accessing lofts where they can become a nuisance. All the Fly meshes Can be stapled or glued into place, They can all be cut with a decent pair of scissors.
There are several considerations in choosing an insect screen, notably the size of the pests or insects that must be excluded: All the below meshes will keep out house flies, If you need a mosquito mesh the stainless woven mosquito mesh has the smallest aperture.
Other insect screen considerations are aesthetics of the location, the life expectancy required of the insect mesh and also if the material will be subject to direct vandalism or the actions of pets. For the longest life span choose a metal version stainless mesh preferably or Aluminum mesh. Fiberglass is a good cheap option option to use as a fly screen but can easily be ripped. The pet mesh is a much stronger Plastic insect screen. Another cheap fly mesh is the coated mild steel, its life span will not be long and should only be used in indoor condition. The difference between the expanded and the woven versions is that the expanded is stronger and keeps its shape when it bends, whereas the woven is easy to cut and bend. Please click the links below to go to the most suitable Insect screen for you. The Soffit vent meshes are the strongest version and keep out mice and rats as well as Flies.
If you prefer to make your own screens for windows or doors then our range of fibreglass, aluminium and stainless steel insect mesh sold by the roll or by the square metre would be your choice. They are more rigid than the polyester material and besides the metal finishes are also available in an attractive range of colours