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Have Silverfish Infested Your NY, NJ or CT Property?


1/2″ to 3/4″ long and wingless. They appear to be a silvery-metallic color. Their body has an overall cone shape. They also have two antennae and six legs.


Silverfish are a moisture-driven, nocturnal pest. They are commonly found anywhere in a home or office building. They travel to find a food source, artificial silk, linen, rayon or cotton.

How do they affect me?

Silverfish are a nuisance pest. They tend to leave behind small, yellowish stains.

What should I do?

Preventing moisture where they are found is essential. These nuisance pests are covered under out Home Pest Prevention program. Read about the latest silverfish news on our blog.