Silverfish Removal

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Silverfish consume small amounts of human foods and can cause contamination with their scales and droppings. They can also cause considerable damage to natural/synthetic fibres, books and other paper products while trying to feed on glues or other starchy substances.


Silverfish are small, soft, wingless insects often found in the home. They are nocturnal and move quickly. Occasionally, they are found in bathtubs as they cannot climb smooth surfaces. Their preferred diet is vegetable matter with a high carbohydrate and protein content. However, indoors they will feed on almost anything, including dried meat, flour, starch, paper, gum, glue, cotton, linen, rayon, silk, sugar and breakfast cereals.


In domestic situations, experts from Pest Police Australia can identify areas of contamination, and advise suitable, safe eradication techniques. In commercial areas, professional advice is needed on a regular basis to maintain safety standards that conform to health regulations.


The Pest Police Australia technician will identify the extent of the infestation and harbourage areas, and recommend suitable treatment and warranty for all work. Work may include:

Insecticide dust to roof void and subfloor area (if the house is on a slab wall cavities will be dusted)

External spray to house walls, window frames, eave line, gardens up to 30m from house, fencing and clotheslines

Internal Crack, crevice and harbourage areas

Internal skirting spray


The professional inspections carried out by the licensed Pest Police Australia team conform to the latest pest-management systems available in Australia. Their prompt, efficient service includes a written recommendation and carries a full warranty.