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Frequently Asked Questions

Are Silverfish Dangerous?

Silverfish are generally considered nuisance pests and are not dangerous to humans. They do not bite or sting and are not known to transmit diseases. However, silverfish can cause damage to fabrics, paper, and other materials when they enter homes. Their presence may also indicate underlying moisture issues in a home.

Why do I have a Silverfish problem?

Silverfish are attracted to properties that offer them dark, moist environments and access to food sources such as paper, fabrics, and starches. They may enter homes and buildings in search of warmth, moisture, and food. Poorly sealed doors, windows, or gaps in walls can allow silverfish to gain entry to your property.

Where will I find Silverfish?

Silverfish can be found both indoors and outdoors. Outside, they may be found in dark, damp areas such as leaf litter or under rocks. Inside, they may be found in dark, moist areas like basements, bathrooms, laundry rooms, or near heating and cooling systems. They are most active at night and are more likely to be encountered during the evening hours.

How do I get rid of Silverfish?

To get rid of silverfish, first identify the areas where they are congregating. Implement proper sanitation practices, reduce clutter, and eliminate moisture issues in and around your home. Seal gaps and cracks in walls, doors, and windows to prevent silverfish from entering. Use insecticides, baits, or traps as needed. For persistent infestations, consider hiring a professional pest control service.

How can I prevent Silverfish?

Preventing silverfish involves maintaining a clean and clutter-free property, addressing moisture issues, and sealing any entry points. Regularly clean both inside and outside your home, paying special attention to potential hiding spots. Repair any water leaks, control humidity levels, and seal gaps and cracks in walls, doors, and windows.

Why Magna Pest Solutions is the best at helping with Silverfish

Magna Pest Solutions is your trusted expert for silverfish control. Our skilled technicians use the latest techniques and products to effectively eliminate silverfish infestations and prevent future problems. With our comprehensive approach, you can trust that your home will be protected from silverfish and other pests.

What are Silverfish

Silverfish are small, wingless insects belonging to the order Zygentoma. They have elongated, teardrop-shaped bodies covered in silvery scales, with long antennae and three long tail-like appendages. Silverfish are nocturnal creatures that prefer dark, moist environments and feed on a variety of organic materials, including paper, fabrics, and starches. They are known for their quick, darting movements and ability to scale walls and ceilings.

The Magna Method

We take pride in the Magna Method - our proprietary approach to pest control that emphasizes thoroughness and attention to detail. We carefully inspect each property to identify the source of the pest problem and develop a customized treatment plan that's tailored to your specific needs. Our goal is to provide the most detailed service possible and ensure that your pest problem is resolved quickly and effectively.

Our Commitment to Our Clients

At Magna Pest Solutions, we understand that you have a choice when it comes to pest control services. That's why we go above and beyond to provide the highest level of service and expertise. Whether you're dealing with a minor pest problem or a full-blown infestation, we're here to help.


Our professional fleet and dress reflect our commitment to professionalism and attention to detail. We know that the little things matter, and we want you to feel confident in our team's ability to provide the best possible service.

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