Expert Silverfish Pest Control In Perth

Do you notice irregular holes in your books, papers, and documents or damage to your fabric? Do you see nibbles on your glue, paste, wallpaper, and more?

These are the possible signs of silverfish infestation at your property, and it is high time to get advanced silverfish removal service.

Welcome to Tom’s Pest Control – the trusted name for silverfish control in Perth.

Our certified and highly experienced silverfish pest control technicians will make a detailed inspection, complete tailored pest control, and help you with techniques to prevent future infestation.

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    Silverfish Infestation And Associated Issues

    Silverfish do not bite or destroy your home and may appear to be harmless. In reality, the creepy creature can bring several undesired effects to your world. You may experience the following range of issues with the pest:

    • They can contaminate your food by running over it.
    • The pest prefers damp conditions and active in darker environments. They feed books, wallpapers, leather clothing, painting, and more.
    • The pest is generally regarded as a nuisance and an indication of non-maintenance of the property. The creature can also give you clues about the misses in the hygienic standards of the property.
    • Silverfish infestation can bring other pests – mostly the predators of the pest – inside your property. You can expect centipedes, cockroaches, spiders, and other pests interior.
    • Studies confirm that silverfish infestation can develop allergy and asthma symptoms in some people.

    Signs Of Silverfish Infestation

    Since silverfish prefers to live in darker environments and active mostly at night, you may not be able to see them visually to confirm the infestation. You can confirm silverfish infestation at your property with the following signs:

    • Silverfish moults throughout its life. Therefore, you can find their cast skin on the floor and damp areas of your property.
    • If you see irregularly shaped holes in your clothes and other fabrics, you can doubt the presence of the pest. They also eat glue and wallpapers and leave the nibble marks.
    • Silverfish also leaves yellowish stains on clothes. Check your clothes regularly, and if you see yellowish stains on your clothes, you can confirm the presence of the pest.
    • You can visually see these pests in bathrooms, basement, attic, crawlspace, and other hidden and dark areas of your property if there is an infestation.

    After confirming the silverfish infestation at your property, contact Tom’s Pest Control immediately for a comprehensive treatment. You will get an obligation-free quote from us to ensure a transparent service experience.

    A Four-Step Silverfish Control

    At Tom’s Pest Control, we have a standardised, step-by-step process for silverfish control regardless of you have a residential or commercial property. Our four-step silverfish control does not only address your current issues but the future infestation risks as well.


    We have a team of certified silverfish control technicians. They will visit your property and make a thorough inspection. The inspection will help us to identify the silverfish species, the extent of the infestation, the damage to your personal belongings as well as property, and the hiding places of the pest.

    The inspection will also help us to identify the factors of your property that led to the silverfish infestation. Our pest inspectors will give a detailed report with findings, photographs of pest infestation and damage, and recommendations.

    Treatment Plan

    Based on the findings of the inspection, we will create a tailored silverfish treatment plan for your property. It will include the treatment procedure, special instructions to inhabitants during the procedure, timeline of the treatment, and the expected outcome.

    In some cases, you may need to get a follow-up treatment to ensure the complete removal of the pests from your property. And the treatment plan will also have the details of the follow-up treatment.

    The Pest Extermination

    Our pest technicians will complete the silverfish control at your property as per the treatment plan. Based on the extent of pest issues at your property, we may use a mix of multiple procedures to get the best results. Our common treatment procedures for silverfish include fogging, natural repellents, insecticides, aerosol sprays, and traps.

    At Tom’s Pest Control, we use only safe and approved products per Australian standards. This way, we create a healthy environment around our customers through our pest control procedures.

    Ongoing Prevention

    The treatment may not give you long-term results without proper ongoing prevention. Our pest technicians will complete specific procedures, repairs, and advise you techniques to make your property free of silverfish in the long term.

    The following general hygienic tips can help you minimise the pest issues at your property:

    • Always store your cereals, sugar, flour, sugar, and other food products in air-tight containers.
    • Check all the water sources at the property, including leaking plumbing, open fish tanks, and more. Dampness can encourage the pest to come in. You can ventilate your property and install a dehumidifier if you experience high humidity at your property.
    • Clear clutter on a regular basis to minimise the safe hiding places for silverfish.
    • Clean and sanitise your property, and remove the garbage and dispose of them properly on a regular basis.

    Why Tom’s Pest Control?

    You will find our silverfish treatment in Perth a great choice for your pest control needs with the following service standards:
    • Same/next day silverfish treatment services
    • APCA- and TAFE-certified technicians
    • Advanced pest control solutions
    • Safe, family-friendly treatment procedures
    • Upfront quotes, friendly and transparent service experience
    • 100 per cent satisfaction guaranteed

    Do you see that the pest issues at your property are not subsidised after our treatment? We welcome you to contact us within two weeks of the treatment, our pest technicians will return to your property, complete the treatment again for FREE, and ensure that your property is free of silverfish.


    How can pest control professionals eradicate silverfish?

    Spray residual pesticides outside your home if you have silverfish problems. To stop silverfish from moving around, spray a thin line around the perimeter of your building.

    Silverfish cannot enter a building if spraying the exterior foundation walls. You can also spray the attic with Intice Perimeter 10. A pest management specialist should handle this type of silverfish pest control.

    Tom’s Pest Control Perth can help you devise a strategy to manage silverfish infestations and prevent future outbreaks. In moist basements, we use dehumidifiers. Place plastic sheets on dirt crawl areas and roof ridge vents to let the damp air in.

    Are silverfish dangerous for pets and people?

    Silverfish are non-infectious, do not bite people or animals, and don’t spread disease. However, they can spread disease and contaminate food if they are allowed to enter from the outside.

    Your bed could be the ideal environment for silverfish, as they love to live in wet areas. However, suppose your bed has heat from your body, temperature in your bedroom, and dark areas between the mattress and pillows. In that case, silverfish may use it for breeding quickly.

    They can wreak havoc in your house. They can also eat your belongings because they eat insects. In addition, the feces of the insects can leave stains. The insects are harmless and will not cause any illness. Pets can eat silverfish, but this should not be encouraged.

    What are the signs of a silverfish infestation?

    The presence of live silverfish first detects silverfish infestations. These small, flexible, and slippery insects range in colour from brown-grey to blue-silver. They have a teardrop-shaped body and move similarly to fish swimming, wriggling forwards and backwards.

    Silverfish droppings are small and easily mistaken for dust or household objects. However, if they come back after you have swept them once, it is a sign that you have a problem.

    Silverfish lose their skin all through their lives. Silverfish’s outer shells are a sign of infestation. They are small, translucent, and fragile. Although you won’t see the silverfish moulting their skins, it is possible to observe the golden dust they leave behind on surfaces. 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 are the best way to avoid an infestation of silverfish. Avoid situations that encourage the reproduction or appearance of silverfish. They keep the things they love and require to survive nearby.

    Silverfish require water, food, shelter, and protection. They won’t thrive if they don’t have these things. These are ways to protect your home and business from silverfish infestation.

    • Store all pantry items in sealed containers containing sugar or starch. This will keep them dry and free of silverfish.
    • Vacuum and sweep your home regularly. Silverfish will eat dust-related particles.
    • Garments should be dried. You should dry clothes that you don’t wear often.
    • Don’t discard leftovers. These insects might eat leftovers from a meal 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 papers. In addition, silverfish can cause serious damage to homes and buildings. If museums are empty, this might not seem like a problem. However, this makes it easier for silverfish and other insects to thrive and reproduce in these unattended areas.

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

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

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