DATE POSTED: April 16, 2018
Silverfish are a common pest found throughout Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and New England as a whole. A small insect, silverfish are often in between a half-inch and one inch in length, are silver in color, and have 3 bristles that protrude from their abdomen. They are narrow, lengthy, flat in shape and their movements are known to be fish-like.
DATE POSTED: October 31, 2017
Having insects in your home can be disconcerting, to say the least. Unless you keep an ant farm, you want the ants at a safe distance from your food and in the ground rather than around your foundation, thank you very much. How much more unpleasant to discover not a tiny little pavement ant, but a one inch creature of silvery hue that looks and moves like something that belongs in the water…
DATE POSTED: May 18, 2017
A silverfish, also referred to as fishmoth, urban silverfish, or carpet shark, is a tiny insect with a slender, flattened body that is around ½ to 1 inch long. It is light gray and blue coloring shimmers and looks to be a silvery color. This, and the fact that it slithers across surfaces in an almost fishlike manner is how it gets its name. Not only are these creatures creepy and disturbing…
DATE POSTED: April 19, 2017
You are in your bathroom, minding your own business, brushing your teeth, when all of a sudden you see something shiny and very fast scurry across the floor. Your first instinct may be to think aliens have invaded your bathroom, but we are happy to let you know that what you probably saw was actually a silverfish! Silverfish are humidity seeking pests and are common in homes throughout New England…