If pest infestations were ranked from simple solutions to complex care, silverfish are an absolute nightmare. These pests are stubborn but they are also savvy. Silverfish will slither around properties quickly and quietly but they pack a wallop! If you have caught sight of these unwanted houseguests, don’t hesitate to call a specialist. Quick action can mean the difference between a costly and destructive infestation or a minor irritation.
For many Canadians, Fall months mean humid interiors. Spring and Summer temperatures leave the door opened for - well, opened doors! Warm months mean plenty of opportunities for ventilation that cold weather doesn’t. This means that every hot shower is an invitation for infestation. Silverfish thrive in damp environments so bathrooms, kitchens, basements and crawlspaces are prime real estate for these pests. If you suspect that you are dealing with an infestation, these are the prime areas to check!
Common Signs of Silverfish:
Even if you do follow the clues closely enough to find these intruders, what comes next? Toning down the humidity with a dehumidifier might help superficially but that doesn’t mean that your property is in the clear. The only way to be properly rid of insects is by calling in a professional pest control service.
In order to get results for your infestation, it is important to look out for not only the bugs that you have, but they bugs that are still to come. Silverfish lay eggs in cracks and crevices that lie in wait. Our Toodaloo experts walk through spaces with clients in order to point out problem areas before treatments begin. Treating open areas for eggs and adult silverfish means that you get results that last.