SOWBUGS & PILLBUGS

Identification

  • Length: 10 to 13 mm

    Colour: Greyish- Black

    Nesting Preference: Outdoors; indoors, near dark areas of structures

FAQ

  • 1.

    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.

  • 2.

    Health risks associated with these bugs?​

    • Silverfish rarely bite and do not carry diseases. 

    • They can contaminate food particles or utensils.

  • 3.

    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.

  • 4.

    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!

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