DATE POSTED: May 13, 2020
Connecticut homeowners need to protect themselves from hundreds of species of bugs. Some of them may be familiar to you, like flies and termites. Others, like silverfish, may be a little more mysterious. How much do you know about protecting your home from these pests?
DATE POSTED: January 30, 2018
Have you ever been walking along in your kitchen or your bathroom and look down at the floor only to see a silvery, slimy, odd-looking bug slithering across the floor? Those creepy pests are called silverfish. They come rightly by their name—they have silver bodies that are flat and can be 1/2 to 1 inch in length and when they move they do so in a fish-like motion. They also have three…
DATE POSTED: February 16, 2017
If you're finding tiny silver bugs in your South Portland home that look like they belong in a sci-fi horror film rather than on the floor of your bathroom, you're probably wondering why these bugs are coming in. What makes your home different from all of the other homes that don't have silverfish in them? This is a valid question. Here's what those insects are looking for, and why they're coming…
DATE POSTED: January 13, 2017
Despite the name, silverfish have nothing to do with fish. They’re pests that find their way into homes and become difficult to get rid of once they discover your home makes an ideal shelter and provides continuous sources of food. Silverfish can cause damage to your home and belongings so if you have them – you need to get rid of them.
DATE POSTED: November 14, 2016
There is a simple answer for why you're finding silverfish in your home. And, there is an answer that is far from simple. Let's start with the simple answer first. You have silverfish in your home because they were able to get in. It may seem like a silly answer at first, but the longer you look at it, the more telling it becomes. Here's what you need to know.
DATE POSTED: October 18, 2016
During the spring and summer months here in Rhode Island, pests like silverfish, mosquitoes, bees, and yellow jackets appear and continue to grow in number throughout the season. When fall arrives, many of these pests either die off or hibernate and will re-emerge and continue this cycle the following spring; but this is not the case with all pests. Silverfish, for example, can grow and thrive…