Silverfish Pest Control & Extermination Services
Legacy Pest Control provides silverfish pest control in Utah. Silver Fish are a small wingless insects. Silverfish have the ability to survive in almost any environment, but they especially prefer areas with high humidity. They are nocturnal, secretive, and move very quickly and because of that the severity of an infestation may go unnoticed for long periods of time. To successfully deal with this pest, one must understand their breeding and living patterns first.
Legacy Pest Control will inspect the baseboards, doors, and windows since those are the key areas where you may not control the humidity in your home. The insecticide used for Silverfish pest control is safe for both kids and pets.
Silverfish are not particularly dangerous to humans, but they are able to do a lot of damage to property because of their feeding habits. If you think you have a Silverfish infestation or would like to know more, call Legacy Pest Control today.
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An important aspect of getting rid of Silverfish infestations is knowing why they are there in the first place. Here are a few things to know:
- Identification: Silverfish are about a one half inch to an inch in length. Their bodies are flattened and elongated with a tapered abdomen at the end, making it look like a fish tail.
- Humidity: Silverfish are frequently found in homes with warmth and humidity; such as laundry rooms, ovens, fireplaces, hot water pipes, etc. They are especially drawn to new structures, where fresh lumber increases humidity and there is a prosperous amount of newly applied adhesive (caulk, wood glue, wallpaper, etc).
Silverfish are known for their destructive feeding habits. If you find any silverfish inside your home, contact Legacy Pest Control. We will treat the home’s perimeter with a residual insecticide to get rid of them.