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Silverfish

Problems with Silverfish?

Give us a call today on 0800 0283 703

One of our local technicians can deal with your problem within 24 hours

All our technicians are fully trained so that you are in safe hands when employing our services.

We can offer  you an effective one off treatment programme or a longer term prevention plan.

To find out more about how we can help you please call us on  0800 0283 703.

Alternatively complete our online contact form for a free survey and detailed quotation.

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Strahearn Pest Control provide silverfish eradication services.

Silverfish – Lepisma saccharina

History

Silverfish are members of a primitive order of insects which moult as adults. They are nocturnal in habit and tend to hide during the day. The adult, when mature, is around 12 mm in length and generally grey or silver/grey in colour.

Humidity is important in the development of of the silverfish with 90% relative humidity being the optimum for development of the nymphal stages. In common with other insects, development times are influenced by temperature, relative humidity, moisture content, quantity and quality of food.

It should be emphasised that these insects are harmless to man and dont bite.

Why Control

  • Silverfish are nuisance pests
  • Occasionally build up in numbers in areas of high humidity
  • Damage textiles and wallpaper

Methods of Control

  • Remove any infested items
  • Apply an approved residual insecticide to cracks, crevices, floorboards, skirting boards etc

To find out more about how we can help you on a one-off job basis or with a longer term preventative Service Plan please call us on freephone 0800 0283 703. Alternatively just complete our online contact form for a free survey and detailed quotation on how we can eradicate the pest.

 


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