Hamilton & West Niagara
Length: 10 to 13 mm
Colour: Greyish- Black
Nesting Preference: Outdoors; indoors, near dark areas of structures
What should I know about sowbug and pillbugs?
They resemble little armadillo-like creatures.
They are not insects.
They normally feed on decaying organic matter.
Health risks associated with these bugs?
Silverfish rarely bite and do not carry diseases.
They can contaminate food particles or utensils.
How do these bugs 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 these bugs 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!