If you're like most people, the mention of silverfish pest control probably sends a shiver down your spine. Silverfish are creepy little bugs that can be difficult to get rid of. But don't worry, EnviroMaxx Pest Control is here to help! Keep reading to learn everything you need to know about silverfish pest control, including how to identify them and how to get rid of them for good with the help of our experienced exterminators in Henderson, NV.

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What are Silverfish?

Silverfish are small, wingless insects that get their name from their silvery-gray color and fish-like appearance. They typically measure between ½ and ¼ of an inch long and are very slender. Silverfish are nocturnal creatures, so they are most active at night when you're asleep. This can make them difficult to spot.


What Do Silverfish Eat?

Silverfish are known for their love of paper and book bindings, which is why they're often found in libraries and homes with lots of books. But silverfish will also eat just about anything else, including hair, dandruff, carpet fibers, dead skin cells, glue, milk, plants, and even coffee grounds. Basically, if it's organic and not nailed down, a silverfish will probably try to eat it.


How Do I Know If I Have Silverfish?

The best way to tell if you have silverfish is to look for the telltale signs of their presence:

  • Small holes or tears in wallpaper, books, or clothing

  • Yellowish stains on fabrics

  • Brownish stains on walls or ceilings

If you see any of these signs in your home, it's time to call in the professionals at EnviroMaxx Pest Control. We will inspect your home to determine the extent of the infestation and develop a customized pest control plan to get rid of the silverfish for good.


How EnviroMaxx Pest Control Can Help

When it comes to silverfish pest control, the best offense is a good defense. That's why our experienced exterminators at EnviroMaxx Pest Control always start with a thorough inspection of your Henderson home. We'll look for cracks, crevices, and other potential entry points that silverfish can use to get into your home. Once we've identified all of the possible entry points, we'll seal them up to prevent silverfish from getting in in the future.

If you're concerned about a silverfish infestation in your Henderson home, call EnviroMaxx Pest Control today at (702) 637-0256 to schedule a consultation. Our experienced pest control professionals will work with you to develop a customized pest control plan for silverfish extermination and help keep them from coming back.

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