Expert Silverfish Pest Control Brisbane

Do you see signs of silverfish at your property and want advanced pest control services to ensure the healthy living of you and your family members?

Tom’s Pest Control offers professional silverfish control in Brisbane that is tailored to the infestation levels of the properties of our customers to provide the best results. With several years of services and modern silverfish treatment options, we know how to enhance your wellbeing with superior pest control services.

At Tom’s Pest Control, we will inspect your property, identify the level of infestation, provide tailored services, and give you techniques to avoid future infestation.

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    The Issues Due To Silverfish Infestation

    Silverfish brings several undesirable results to a living environment. The pest doesn’t bite humans nor spreads any diseases directly. However, you should be careful about silverfish as it is known for the following issues:
    • Silverfish love damp, darker environment, and they can damage your books, painting, walls, and leather clothing.
    • Silverfish may access your kitchen and pantry, run over your food, and spoil it.
    • The pest is creepy and a nuisance to any healthy living environment. The presence of silverfish at a property gives clues about the inadequate hygienic standards of the property.
    • Silverfish infestation may bring various pests at your property, including the predators of the pest such as spiders, centipedes, cockroaches, and more.
    • Studies show that silverfish infestation can trigger asthma symptoms in some people.
    The pest likes to stay in a darker environment; therefore, you may not be able to see a live silverfish to confirm the infestation. However, you should be able to confirm the presence of the pest through a number of signs.

    Signs Of Silverfish Infestation

    • Silverfish moult throughout their lives, and you can find the cast skin in floors and hidden areas of the property.
    • The pest feeds fabric, and you can find irregularly shaped holes in your clothes and other fabric products to confirm silverfish infestation. It also likes to eat glue, and you can also see the holes in wallpapers.
    • The pest is known for leaving yellowish stains on clothes. Therefore, check your clothes for any yellowish stains.
    • You can also check the dark and humid areas of your property, including bathrooms, attic, basement, and more, to see live silverfish and confirm the infestation.
    After confirming the pest infestation at the property, call Tom’s Pest Control immediately for a quick silverfish removal service. We will provide you with an obligation-free quotation for our services and help you to restore the healthy condition of your property.

    Comprehensive Silverfish Treatment Services

    At Tom’s Pest Control, we will give you a complete silverfish pest control for your property. The four-stage treatment helps you not only to remove the pest infestation from your property but saves you from the risks of future infestation as well.


    Our certified silverfish pest control specialists will visit your property and complete a comprehensive inspection. It will include the identification of the silverfish species, the level of infestation, the hiding places of the pest, the damage to your property and personal belongings, and more.

    We will also confirm the specific factors that led to the infestation of the pest at your property. Our detailed inspection report will have findings, recommendations, and photographs of the pest infestation.

    Treatment Plan

    Based on the inspection, we will create a tailored pest control to remove silverfish infestation from your property. The control plan will have the treatment procedure, the timeline of the treatment procedure, the expected results, and any specific instructions to the inhabitants of the property.

    If there is a follow-up treatment required at your property, we will include that in the treatment plan and update you.

    The Extermination

    Our pest control specialists will complete the extermination per the treatment plan. We often use a mix of treatment procedures to give the best results for your environment. Our most common treatment procedures are repellents, fogging, aerosol sprays, insecticides, and traps.

    Regardless of the treatment procedure, we use only approved, safe products per Australian standards as we aim to create a healthy environment around our customers.

    Ongoing Prevention

    Certain factors inside your property may bring back the pest after a while. Our pest control specialists will give you specific techniques to make your property least comfortable for the pests.

    The following general tips can also help you to limit the risks of silverfish infestation at your property.

    • Always store your food in tight containers as cereals, sugar, flour, and other dry food products attract silverfish to your property.
    • Do you have high humidity in specific areas of your property? Check for any water sources, plumbing damage, and more. Ensure proper ventilation to reduce the dampness; install a dehumidifier if required.
    • Clear any clutter at your property as the pest comfortably hides behind piled books and clothes.
    • Vacuum your property on a regular basis; remove garbage from the property and dispose of them properly.

    Why Tom’s Pest Control?

    At Tom’s Pest Control, you will receive a unique experience with the following service standards:
    • Quick same/next day silverfish treatment services
    • State-of-the-art pest control procedures
    • TAFE and APCA-certified technicians
    • Safe, family-friendly solutions
    • Upfront quotes, friendly service experience
    • 100 percent satisfaction guarantee
    If you don’t see the pest issue subsidised with our pest control service within two weeks, you can contact us to re-attend the treatment for FREE. Our technicians will come to your property again, complete the pest control, and ensure the best results.
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    How can pest control professionals eradicate silverfish?

    Spray residual pesticides around the home if you are experiencing problems with silverfish. For example, spray a thin line to stop silverfish from moving around your home.

    Intice Perimeter 10 can be used to spray exterior walls to prevent silverfish entry. In addition, it is possible to spray the attic with Intice Perimeter 10. A pest management specialist should manage this type of silverfish pest management.

    Tom’s Pest Control Brisbane can help you create a strategy for controlling silverfish infestations. First, in moist basements, we use dehumidifiers. Then, place plastic sheets over dirt crawl areas and roof ridge vents to let the damp air in.

    Are silverfish dangerous for pets and people?

    Silverfish aren’t infectious and don’t bite animals or humans. Therefore, they don’t transmit diseases. However, they can spread diseases or contaminate food if they are allowed in from the outside.

    Silverfish prefer to live in damp places, so that a bed might be a good choice. However, your bed is heated by you and has dark spots between the mattress and pillows. This could be why silverfish might use your bed for breeding very quickly.

    They can wreak havoc in your house. They can also eat your belongings because they eat insects. Feces can also cause stains. However, they are harmless and will not cause any diseases. Pets can eat silverfish, but not encouraged.

    What are the signs of a silverfish infestation?

    Silverfish infestations are first detected when live silverfish are present. These small, flexible, and slippery insects come in various colours, from brown grey to blue silver. These tiny, teardrop-shaped insects have a body that moves forwards and backwards, much like a fish swimming.

    Small silverfish droppings could be mistakenly considered household dust or other objects. This is a sign that there is a problem.

    Silverfish suffer from skin problems throughout their lives. The outer shells of silverfish indicate infestation. They are small and fragile. Although you won’t see the silverfish moulting on the water’s surface, you can still observe the golden dust they leave behind. These yellow stains are found on clothing, books, papers, cardboard boxes, and paper.

    How can you keep silverfish from your business or home?

    Preventative measures can help to prevent silverfish infestations. First, avoid situations that encourage the reproduction of silverfish. Then, they can keep the things they need for survival and their love close.

    Silverfish require water, food, shelter, and protection. These are vital for their survival. These are just a few ways to protect your home and business from silverfish infestation.

    You should keep all pantry items in sealed containers containing sugar or starch. This will keep your pantry dry and prevent silverfish infestations.

    • Vacuum and sweep your home regularly. Silverfish will eat dust-related particles.
    • Garments should be dried regularly. But, on the other hand, don’t dry clothes you don’t use very often.
    • Don’t discard leftovers. These insects might eat leftovers from your dinner party.
    • Keep silverfish, and other insects, out of cracks in walls or floors. This will stop them from hiding and laying eggs.

    What kind of property damage can silverfish do?

    Silverfish can cause significant damage to historical artifacts, paper records, and other paper documents. Homes and buildings can also be affected by silverfish. If museums are empty, this might not seem like a problem. This makes it easier to keep silverfish and other insects happy in unattended areas.

    Silverfish love sweet and starchy foods and will eat many household products. In addition, many materials can be found in which bugs can find sugars or starches, such as wallpaper, books, and paintings.

    These insects love protein-rich foods like cereals and dried meat. These insects love sugar and starches. These bugs also love cereals, grains, and pet food.

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