Silverfish

What is that?

All-State Pest & Lawn technicians often get asked about the type of pest that our clients have found inside their home. The Silverfish is one of the pests we hear about the most. The Silverfish is a wingless insect that is normally found in humid, moist areas in your home. Their favorite places to hide out include the bathroom, basements and attics.

What does a Silverfish look like?

The Silverfish is about 3/4 inches long and has an oval, elongated body. It is typically brown or silver in color. It has 6 legs and long antennae.

What does a Silverfish eat?

Silverfish like to munch on paper, glue, clothing and food items like flour and oats. They can cause serious damage to wallpaper and books.

Memphis Silverfish Infestation

If you suspect that you have a Silverfish infestation, you should call All-State Pest & Lawn right away. Often times, the damage they can do is not easily found unless you know exactly what you are looking for. Contact Us today to learn about ways to deal with a Memphis Silverfish Infestation or click here to learn more about our Memphis pest control solutions.

Image of Silverfish from Wikimedia Commons CC By-SA 3.0, Christian Fischer, Author.