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3 Best Ways To Get Rid Of Silverfish


You’ve probably been able to see a silverfish once before in your closets. You’ll usually find these creatures lingering around cabinet spaces and on clothes that haven’t being used for such a long period already. You’re probably wondering why a centipede-like would want to inhabit dry and cold places such as closets.

Silverfish Extermination Made Simple

Silverfish are pests you can find in almost any household. And just like other pests, these creatures like to live in places that are dark, warm, and dirty. The only reason why you would be able to see some of these things lying around in your closets is because they feed on wool, leather, and other knitted garments.

Silverfish normally consume fruits, starches, and vegetables. But in some instances, these pesky little pests also resort to feeding on clothing pieces with high fabric content. Moreover, what attracts them to eating clothes are the stains that are usually left in them. So be sure that your clothes are fully laundered before tucking them into your closets. We’ve listed 3 best ways for you to fully eliminate the presence of these creatures in your homes.

Clean & De-Clutter

Yes, and I mean clean and dispose of things you really won’t be needing anymore. Silverfish and other types of pests love to live in places that are full of clutter and are messy, the dark, quiet, and dusty places invite them in. While you’re at it, you might also want to vacuum different spots (especially the hidden ones) where these creatures could crawl into. I’m talking about tiny holes, floor gaps, windows sills, and doors. These creatures can fit into really tiny spaces and so you should target these so-called spaces to achieve a silverfish-free environment.

Seal Gaps

While you can only be so sure that you’ve been able to completely get rid of the silverfish in your house, it would be better if you’re gonna seal any entry points and small gaps that are potential hiding places for these creatures. A simple sealant or caulk would work to close out pathways and holes where these things might be coming in through. Make sure to check on your bathrooms, basements, kitchen sinks attics, and anywhere else in your house that has a high level of moisture, darkness, and entry points for these organisms.

Call Go-Forth Home Services Services!

Silverfishes are creatures that can get into the tiniest places and gaps you can ever imagine. Cure and prevention is what we offer to you. Let us solve your pest issue for you. Go-Forth Home Services specializes in getting rid of various types of pests and different levels of infestations. We’ve been carefully gathering enough information and providing services to our customers ever since the year 1959. Our continuous research and development enable us to keep up and cope with the latest methods of exterminating pests that are more likely destroying your homes.