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Bar Maid’s FLY-BYE Floor Drain Trap Seal

By Carla Landi


Bar Maid’s new Floor Drain Trap Seal protects your kitchen and dining areas from the nuisance of flies, cockroaches, bacteria, and viruses. It also prevents harmful gases from entering the kitchen.


Fruit flies and many other insects feed and breed in the damp environment of floor drains where organic residues build up. Bacteria and viruses also flourish in the biofilm of damp drains. Insects that crawl out of the drain may be carrying pathogens that you do not want in your restaurant.


The FLY-BYE Floor Drain Trap Seal is a patented one-way valve that allows water and solid to flow down the drain, while preventing odors, sewer gases and insects from entering up through the floor drain grate. Basically, it allows fluid to flow down, but nothing to come back up. It’s very easy to install, makes drains maintenance free, stops fruit flies and cockroaches from escaping, keeps bacteria and gases in the drain, and is pesticide-free. There is no need to add primers and fresh water to the drain.


The reversing airflow of unprotected floor drains can also allow the aerosolization of pathogens and emission of not only foul odors, but also harmful and potentially flammable gases. The FLY-BYE Floor Drain Trap Seal acts as a vapor barrier to help prevent gases such as methane, hydrogen sulfide, and radon from infiltrating the kitchen, improving air quality.


It’s time for a maintenance free solution to the challenges and risks associated with floor drains and all of the uninvited guests that occupy them and want to visit your foodservice operation.


Watch the video for more information on Bar Maid’s FLY-BYE Floor Drain Trap Seal.