What are silverfish?
Silverfish usually measure between ½ to ¾ of an inch in length and their body is teardrop in shape. Silverfish have
been appropriately named as their entire body is covered in silver scales. These insects require humidity to survive, but they can live
up to a year without food. When they do eat they typically feed on wallpaper or other paper products.
Are silverfish dangerous?
Silverfish do not pose health risks, but they can become an extreme nuisance as they may contaminate food, stain clothing and damage
Why do I have a silverfish problem?
Silverfish are found all across the Unites States. Typically these insects are spotted in bathrooms, attics,
crawl spaces or basements because of the high humidity these spaces offer. Their diet usually consists of
anything that contains starch or polysaccharides. Things they may find around your home to feed on with these ingredients can include:
- Human Hair
- Book Bindings
How do I get rid of silverfish?
At Monitor Pest Control, we have the perfect solution to help you eradicate your silverfish infestation while implementing methods to help
protect your home from future invasions. Monitor Pest Controls Once Per year Pest Application program is tailored to fit your specific needs and covers
over 47 different pests common to Sugar Hill, and throughout North West Georgia,including silverfish.
Can I do it myself?
It can be very challenging to try to solve a silverfish issue on your own. The difficulty of self-removal lies with the fact that these
insects are mainly active at night and they have the ability to move quickly about the premises in search of food and a place to nest.
Do-it-yourself remedies are not only time consuming, but in most cases result in failure. At Monitor Pest Control, our exterminators in
Sugar Hill are qualified individuals who, upon arriving at your home, will know exactly how to handle your silverfish issue with
methods that are proven successful.
Why choose Monitor Pest Control?
Monitor Pest Control is a family-owned and operated GA pest control company that has served home and business owners with
superior pest control for 25 years. There is no secret to our success here. Our goal is plain and simple: “In everything we do, we strive
to deliver reliable, remarkable service while protecting our community from harmful effects of pests!” This is why we have customers that
have been with us for over 25 years. In addition to our values and goals we are incredibly thorough in our hiring process. Our methods of hiring
ensure that our new employees will fit into our family of professionals who strive every day to keep Georgia families safe from insects and rodents.
How can I prevent a silverfish problem in the future?
These pests are elusive by nature and can be very difficult to keep out on your own. For this reason many Middle Georgia home and business
owners have elected to continue services with Monitor Pest Control to keep pests out of their homes and facilities. Some simple
steps that one can take in an effort to prevent these pests include routine vacuuming, cleaning bathroom sinks and tubs frequently, and
a de-humidifier may help detract these nuisance pests. If you have tried this and still have problems with silverfish,contact Monitor Pest