Are you an occupant in the Perth area that needs professional silverfish pest control Perth services for the home or office? Do you need pest control experts that do things right the first time? Would you prefer the safest, affordable and most effective solutions to your silverfish infestation problem locally?
Generally, silverfish have a reputation for their destructive feeding behaviour. In fact, they can cause serious problems when present in large numbers. Specifically, they can damage anything that contains starch or cellulose. This includes books, photographs, paintings, and plaster.
Unfortunately, any old treatment against silverfish with standard commercial products will be a challenge. To explain, this insect hides in the smallest cracks of your house, apartment, or office.
Thankfully, Xterminate pest control in Perth eradicates silverfish by effective and safe methods using industry standard sprays. Whatever your situation is, we have the solution ready! Contact us now on 1300 455 163!
As a note, the silverfish is not a fish or related to fish, It is a wingless insect from the Lepismatidae family. Its head has long thin antennae and its body is covered with tiny silver scales. Hence, its name.
Silverfish develop slowly. they go through a series of successive moults before becoming adults. Most species live for three to five years, which is a long time for an insect. Moreover, they are also very resistant because they can go without food for up to a year.
They will be particularly visible at night in warm and humid places lacking ventilation because they do not like the light. Besides, you can also find them in:
Silverfish are particularly fond of the underside of showers for bathtubs. Specifically, they are very fearful, and will quickly escape in case of danger. So, they usually hide in the baseboards or cracks nearby.
Silverfish can actually be dangerous to humans. Commonly, Silverfish are not afraid to crawl inside the ears of humans and pets. Thats a very good reason to remove them professionally.
Silverfish are very sociable creatures. If you’ve seen one, be prepared for more. In fact, they can reach unacceptable numbers. Particularly, females lay up to 20 eggs per day all year round.
Truthfully, silverfish can be a problem even in small numbers. However, can be easily disposed of. But a large infestation can be a serious problem for your home or business.
These insects in Perth and near Perth can cause damage by destroying:
Also, they can invade packages of dried food that have been stored in damp cabinets. Generally, they are a real scourge for libraries, archives, offices, and museums. Certainly, they love to prey on the books they can live in.
Commercially available supermarket products such as insecticide sprays might help you fight the occasional outbreak of silverfish. Some use baking soda for example that can kill the insects by drying their skin. Also, they sprinkle it on carpets and rugs and anywhere the insect has been seen. However, this is not a sure method and very hit and miss.
However,to break the breeding cycle, home treatments become ineffective. A silverfish plague requires the treatment of the adults and their hiding places. It is thus necessary to track the sources in your home or office.
Note – that if the outbreak of silverfish is long-standing, it tends to be relatively harder to eliminate it. This is why a large infestation always needs specialised treatment by pest control professionals Xterminate in Perth.
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Xterminate offers the intervention of experienced and specialised technicians. Absolutely, we adapt all solutions to your specific needs. Our service includes:
Our specialists use products that are harmless to the environment and to your loved ones. Specifically, we only use treatments that are safe for young children and pets, or if you live with elderly or sick people. In fact, you can pay special attention to the type of treatment we use and how we apply it.
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Absolutely, you have every reason to worry about the presence of silverfish in your home in Perth. Unfortunately, no shelf chemicals or DIY treatment can completely eliminate these creepy-crawlies. Therefore, do not hesitate to reach out to our pest control professionals today!
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