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Jessica writes,

Where do silverfish come from and how do I get rid of silverfish?

I see these silverfish most commonly in our bathroom and daughter's room across the hall. Is this normal for this type of bug and secondly, where are they coming from? Inside or coming in from the outside air ducts?


Silverfish can come in from the outside around your foundation or they can be brought in from boxes or other stored products.  They will hang out inside wall voids but are very commonly found in bathrooms and attics when they come out to forage for food and water.  They will eat glue and adhesives in dresser drawers, bookshelves and bookcases, paintings, etc.  We recommend our Silverfish Kit for complete control of these pests.

Answer last updated on: 09/29/2009

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