What do they look like?
No, they are not the kind of fish you are thinking of! Silverfish are white to brownish-gray in color. They have a teardrop shape and measure from 12-19mm in length.
Behavior & Habits
Silverfish prefer to live in dark, damp areas such as closets, attics, basements, kitchens, and bathrooms. They love to attach themselves to paper and damp clothing. Most commonly they are found inside sheds or garages, in and around stored boxes.
Silverfish have been known for their destructive feeding habits. They ruin papers, clothing, and wallpaper. They can live in almost any environment, but prefer to love in high humidity areas of a home. Therefore, the best way of prevention for these guys is to control humidity.
I bet you didn’t know this:
Centipedes, earwigs, and spiders all feed on silverfish.
If you suspect a silverfish infestation in your home, hiring a professional who can create a custom plan is highly recommended. Insecticides and traps bought in stores will only kill a portion of your infestation. Keeping you spinning your wheels and overspending your hard earned money. Silverfish require professional treatment that can target the insects and their eggs for a complete and successful extermination.
We’ll take a look at your pest problem with a detailed inspection by one of our certified technicians. From there, we will design a custom plan fit specifically for your needs.
Boom will apply or install the necessary products that focus on reduction of the pests and prevention for future infestations.
We’ll observe and manage our work by communicating with you on a regular basis to make sure your pests stay controlled.