Length: 5 to 15 mm
Colour: Light-metallic grey, silver
Nesting Preference: Outdoors; indoors, near dark areas of structures
What should I know about silverfish?
They are somewhat flat, wingless insects that have a torpedo-like appearance.
Silverfish breeds optimally in temperatures of 22 to 27C.
Health risks associated with silverfish?
Silverfish rarely bite and do not carry diseases.
They can contaminate food particles or utensils.
How do silverfish impact my property?
Silverfish can become a nuisance and overly occupy living space.
Their presence may attract other insects, such as carpet beetles.
They may cause damage to personal items.
How can I prevent silverfish from invading?
Ensure a thorough vacuuming of your property.
Avoid leaving books, papers, clothing in undisturbed areas for long periods.
Ask our licensed pest control professional for help!