Silverfish bugs are known to love places that are dark and damp, and they are mostly found in the basements or the humid bathrooms. If you have recently changed your home, chances are that you have transported the silverfish bugs to your house without knowing. These pests are capable of entering the home through the cracks, the torn screens, or the gaps. If you are leaving your dirty dishes in the open, they can also lure the silverfish bugs inside your house. If you want to get rid of the silverfish bugs, you can seek help from Hit ‘Em’ Hard Pest Management Solutions.
Are Silverfish Harmful?
Fortunately, the silverfish bugs do not spread diseases among humans or bite. However, they definitely make holes in your clothing and various other textiles. It is obvious that you are not going to like your brand new dresses with holes that have been made by the silverfish bugs.
How To Prevent Silverfish Infestations
Hit ‘Em’ Hard Pest Management Solutions suggests that in order to prevent the infestation of the silverfish bugs, you have to get rid of the sources of moisture in the places like the faulty plumbing areas. Using a dehumidifier can also help in reducing the content of moisture, which is essential for the survival of silverfish. Silverfish bugs are not capable of surviving in areas that have low humidity.
Other methods of dehumidification include:
- Ventilating the attics and closed rooms.
- Eliminating standing water.
- Running air conditioners.
- Considering bathroom fans in shower areas.
You can directly call or email us if you have any questions related to controlling the silverfish infestation.