Silverfish are small pearly grey wingless insects that like to hide in dark places that are moist. In the home this is most likely to be under your kitchen sinks or bathrooms!

The good news is that they are not harmful to humans; however, once a silverfish infestation occurs in the home it can be difficult and irritating to control.

Although they pose no harm to humans themselves they can destroy your books, clothes, cloth furniture and even food. Silverfish commonly come out during the night and crawl onto counters, bathtubs, your bed and any other surface in search for materials and foods high in starch, protein and sugar.

So what are the main causes of silverfish in the home?

Environment – Silverfish need to eat and drink in order to…

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