Lots of people tend to find silverfish in sinks and around drains, which is mainly due to the fact that they need a great deal of moisture to survive. They eat food that is high in sugar, as well as mold and fungus, which tends to build up around plumbing in people’s homes, apartments and offices. Usually, a silverfish can slip its way into a building under a roof shingle or through tiny cracks around a window, door or other exposed area of the home. For the most part, silverfish are active and feed at night time to avoid detection, and prefer to spend time in areas that get a lot of humidity. Most commonly creating their home close to a food source which may include paper products or damp clothes and linens.
SILVERFISH PREVENTION AND DETECTION
If you have a significant silverfish infestation in your home, apartment or office, there are a few telltale signs to look for. Silverfish are prone to leaving yellow trails on fabric and walls that they crawl around on, and also will shed their skin regularly. If you should find small, dry pieces of what looks like a transparent insect, it is likely that there is a significant amount of silverfish hiding on your property. To ensure that silverfish don’t get into your home or property, it is important to make sure you keep closed rooms and attics well ventilated, and make sure there are no buildups of moisture that can attract the silverfish. You can accomplish this with a dehumidifier or an air conditioning unit, and also by vacuuming any cracks or crevices where silverfish may try and enter or stay hidden from detection.
To rid yourself once and for all of your annoying silverfish problem, we can definitely provide solutions that will last, and keep them from coming back again in the future. The experts at Conquest Pest Control are familiar with the best methods for ridding homes, offices and entire apartment complexes of a silverfish infestation. There is no problem that is too big or small for us to deal with, so you can be sure to rely on Conquest Pest Control when you need us! Call or go online today to get a friendly team of Vancouver’s top pest control experts to help you solve your problem today!