Silverfish

Silverfish

Silverfish are small worm like looking insects.

They are wingless and light grey to silver in color. They commonly invade the interior of homes, especially newly constructed homes.

Facts

Silverfish movement is compared to the movements of a fish, making it easy to understand where they got their name.

Silverfish eat dextrine that is commonly found in adhesives, food sources include drywall, book bindings, glue, paper and photos.

Solutions

Vacuuming baseboards throughout your home can help reduce population of silverfish.

Make sure stored articles are elevated from the floor, especially books, photos, etc.

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