Silverfish do not pose a serious threat to people, but silverfish control issues can cause damage to your property and attract other pests. Silverfish do not transmit diseases into people, but they can cause allergic reactions in some people. They also attract other pests such as beetles. Silverfish are known for their destructive eating habits, destroying your personal property and food. Silverfish chew large holes into clothing, upholstery, and paper, which can include property such as important files or books. They will also get into your food supply even eating goods that are in unopened containers.
How to Find Silverfish
Silverfish are nocturnal creatures who attracted to warm damp places such as kitchen and bathroom plumbing. Often you will first find them in sinks and bathtubs since they cannot climb up the slippery surface.
What to Do?
To prevent silverfish from infesting your home, you should remove excess moisture such as standing water, faulty plumbing, and condensation. Also, storing food in airtight containers as well as ventilating attics and closed rooms.
If you start to see silverfish, vacuum the area thoroughly to remove food particles and eggs from the area, as well as taking the steps from above as well. If you are already noticing several silverfish in your Omaha home, you likely have a silverfish infestation. If you do think you have a silverfish infestation, the experts and Renegade Pest Control will take care of the pests. You will want to make sure that not only the insects are killed, but the eggs and harborage as well. This is best accomplished by the pest control experts at Renegade Pest Control.
Silverfish are typically silver in color but can also have a brownish hue as well. They can be recognized by their teardrop shape, long front antennas, and well their three long bristles in the rear.
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