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Silverfish Pest Control

More than just a nuisance in homes, Silverfish are known for their destructive feeding habits and can cause a serious problem in large numbers – damaging books, photographs, paintings, plaster and other household items containing starch or cellulose. Silverfish survive in most environments, but thrive in conditions of high humidity and can often be found in dark, damp areas such as kitchens, bathrooms, basements and attics. Characterised by a silvery-blue colour, tiny scales and wiggling movements resembling that of a fish – these pest are also commonly known as fish moths or carpet sharks.

How to identify silverfish


• Silvery-blue or grey in colour.

• Tapered, tail-like appearance.

• Wingless, with 2 slender antennae.

• These insects measure up to 10–12 mm in length.

Common signs of a silverfish infestation

Here are some signs that a silverfish infestation is present on your premises:

• Silverfish’ food habits reveal the secret about their existence. You will find your magazines, books, and the old paper turned into tiny bits, clothes chewed, etc. Yellow stains are present around the damage.

• People detect these pests fallen on humid places like a washbasin, sinks, bathroom floor. These creatures cannot crawl up easily.

• Roofs voids or subfloors are also breeding places for silverfish, and you may spot them crawling around these areas.

4-Step Effective Silverfish Treatment

1. Contact

Call us and we’ll arrange for your local team to contact you.

• Local IPCA certified experts.

• Swift response.

2. Survey

We will discuss your pest problem, provide a quote and recommendations.

• Appointment at a time
convenient to you.

• Solutions tailored to your
pest problem.

• BPCA certified technicians
and surveyors.

3. Treatment

Our BPCA certified technicians will
come out to provide treatments.

• Appointment at a time
convenient to you.

• Tailored treatment and effective innovative solutions.

• Child and pet friendly treatments.

4. Aftercare

We’ll make as many visits as needed to ensure your problem is resolved.

• Insect pest identification and
prevention advice.

• Effective and discreet solutions.

• Peace of mind.

Contact Us

Call us now on 01 4853 284 for a no obligation free quotation.