Is silverfish bothering you? Silverfish are not harmful to humans but damage property, especially books. And when you see them around, in a huge number than its a sign of danger for your property. Get rid of this problem by silverfish pest control service.
Silverfish Pest Control
Types of Silverfish
Silverfish are multiple medium-size. And the maximum size of silverfish is 10 to 12 MM. Here we have described types of silverfish according to their physical condition. So let’s have a look at the list below.
Biological Name- Lepisma saccharina
Color- Light grey
Size- 0.2 to 0.8 inch in length.
Location- Under leaf litter, bark, stones, seashore.
Biological Name- Lepisma saccharina
Color- Silvery brown.
Size- 0.5 to 1.0 in long.
Location- Usually in basements, bathtubs.
Biological Name- Ctenolepisma lineata
Color- Tan with a gray cast.
Size- 12.8 to 16 mm.
Location- Outdoors under wood shingles.
Biological Name- Ctenolepisma longicaudata
Color- gray color.
Size- 1.5 to 1 inch in length.
Location- Dark warm places inside a house, fireplaces, bathroom vents, etc.
Biological Name- Thermobia domestica
Color- gray color.
Size- 1.2 to 3.4 inches in length.
Location- Cool places like basements, attics, garages, laundry rooms, etc.
Bristletail Jumping Silverfish
Biological Name- Archaeognatha
Color- Metallic color.
Size- 1.2 to 2 inches in length.
Location- They found on the ground under rocks, stones, logs, debris, etc.
Silverfish Removal Treatment
Here are the many types of pesticide treatments for controlling the silverfish. Silverfish removal treatment most in use as baits, spray, dust, traps. Pesticides treatment needs the removal of food and pots from used areas.
Silverfish Baits Maxforce Complete, Intice Perimeter Bait, and Niban G are pest baits that have given good control of silverfish. Niban contains 5% boric acid. Intice Perimeter Bait includes 10% boric acid and lasts up to 90 days outdoors. Utilize these baits in flower beds, the perimeter around the home, in attics and crawl spaces as well as cracks and crevices indoors.
Spray with the basement wall, with a two or 3-foot band. If you already have a silverfish issue inside your house, then spray the home’s edge with an extra pesticide. Spraying the inside perimeter with a small band helps kill silverfish as they travel during the structure. In addition, you can set a pesticide bait like Entice Perimeter 10 in the attic.
Sprinkle diatomaceous earth in regions that silverfish are expected to hide including small, cracks, along baseboards and any other area where they visit. For this to be useful, you sprinkle at night and vacuum-clean the dust in the morning together with the dead silverfish. For avoid hurting your lungs, make sure you wear a protective dust mask when sprinkling the powder.
Pro-Pest R.T.U. Silverfish Trap this ready to apply trap by JF Oakes is a stylish design that allows trapping silverfish and other pests simple. This trap comes with a food attractant and is secure for pets and humans. It also catches other insects and their larvae, like Firebrats, Museum beetle larvae, Psocoptera, and Drugstore beetles.
Silverfish Pest Control Services
Our services for controlling silverfish according to performing area are described in two categories one is indoor and outdoor silverfish control services. And these two sections include two processes one is an organic and the second is chemical pest control.
In indoor insect control methods, the area we cover is-
- Laundry Rooms
- Books Boxes
- Kitchen Wall Cracks
- Other Places
The product we are applying to Indoor silverfish removal is-
Dust- This is fully waterproof insecticide dust. You can apply this product around the kitchen’s cracks, bathroom sewer manholes, and drains, etc.
Spray- You can apply this product in your kitchen cracks and bathroom sewer manholes, etc. This product is very helpful for baseboards and bathrooms where silverfish like to eat the back of the wallpaper.
Baits- Intice 10 Perimeter bait is a good product for indoor and outdoor. So you can easily apply this product in lawns, attics, crawlspaces, etc. This merchandise will last up to 3 months.
The outdoor area does not give closet so we have to utilize products that are powerful and helpful for a long time. So, here the insect product is utilized in a higher capacity than we use in indoor or in-home pest control. The area we cover in outdoor pest control are-
- Under Rocks
- Bird Nests
Outside silverfish control product is-
Sticky Traps- You have to make a paste of flour, water, and boric acid. Cost index cards with the paste, And after you can apply this in your outside area like under rocks, stones, and bird nests.
In this heading, we discuss the organic, natural products which are used in silverfish removal.
Boric Acid- This is the most popular silverfish control and compared to different products. So you can buy boric acid powder for a sprinkle in areas where silverfish are active. You can use boric acid for silverfish removal in your home, for example, a kitchen, bedrooms, basements, bathrooms, etc.
Crack Sprays: Make a 5% solution of boric acid in water. Utilize a spray bottle or turkey baster for injecting the spray into cracks and crevices. You can also spray the powder direct. This puts the treatment where you require this and reduces your exposure to the chemical. This is used for DIY silverfish.
In this heading, we will discuss the chemical treatment for silverfish control your home. So the product we use in chemical silverfish control is.
PT 221L Residual Insecticide Aerosol Spray- PT 221L Residual Insecticide Aerosol is a broad-spectrum product containing Lambda Cyhalothrin. It can be used in many sensitive areas, due to its low concentration of the active ingredients. This is a perfect choice for a variety of pests such as bed bugs, spiders, roaches, ants, silverfish, carpenter ants, ticks, wasps and many more.
LambdaStar UltraCap 9.7- This product is a micro-encapsulated lambda-cyhalothrin formulation that is simple to blend. You can spray nearby the house perimeter, around windows, under eaves, door doors for a type of home pests like silverfish, large roaches, spiders, scorpions and many more. This is an excellent product for controlling silverfish. This product provides long extra protection with great results.
D-Fense Dust- This product is a new Deltamethrin Dust. D-Fense Dust is ready to apply pesticide dust that provides a powerful knockdown and extra control of up to 8 months if regular. And D-Fense Dust targets many pests like ants, cockroaches, fleas, silverfish, ticks, termites, and many stored product insects.
Why We Need Silverfish Control Service
Silverfish is one of the reasons for damage of your precious books, documents, and other properties. May the damage is not much to identify the cause, but it can get worst. They can ruin your clothes, wallpapers and eats adhesives wherever it founds.
So, there is a need for quick identification, inspection, and application of Silverfish control.