How do your products help get rid of silverfish?
Our products help get rid of silverfish by using ultrasonic sound. Insects, pests, small mammals, and some larger mammals are irritated by ultrasonic frequencies. Our products emit these frequencies to drive pests away from your property.
It is inaudible to humans and most pets but audible to many types of pests.
What do silverfish eat?
Silverfish tend to eat polysaccharides, which is sugary substance found in glue, paper, carpet fiber, paint, fabric, soft furnishings, and some furniture.
Like most insects, they can eat many times their own body weight in a relatively short period of time so can be quite destructive if left untreated.
Where do silverfish live in the home?
Silverfish tend to like dark, moist areas of the home. That means the basement, attic, under the floors, kitchens, and bathrooms. Anywhere there is moisture, darkness and somewhere to hide.
This makes them difficult to detect, which is why prevention is better than cure.
Do your products help get rid of silverfish then?
Our silverfish deterrents certainly can get rid of silverfish. By using one or more of our products in your home, you can help prevent all manner of pests from taking up residence.
They are effective on a wide range of critters from cockroaches to silverfish, to rats, mice, skunks, opossums, and even deer!
How can I prevent silverfish from setting up homes on my property?
There are a few steps you can take to prevent silverfish from making homes on your property.
They include keeping the house clean, removing trash regularly, cleaning up old food, keeping dry food in plastic containers, filling cracks and holes in drywall or floorboards, ventilating your cellar or any damp spaces, and removing dead plants and leaves from your home’s perimeter.
Are silverfish dangerous?
Silverfish are not typically dangerous to humans or pets. They don’t bite, they don’t carry diseases that we know of and they aren’t carnivorous. However, they have been known to cause allergies and can attract other pests.
Silverfish are much more a danger to your property and possessions than you so there’s nothing to worry about.
How many silverfish deterrents will I need?
The number of silverfish deterrents you need depends on the size of your property and the type of detergent you use. For example, the Pest Repeller is designed to be used in individual rooms so you’ll need to buy one for each room you see evidence of silverfish activity.
Alternatively, the Transonic BugChaser has a larger range so it can cover a wider area. Contact us if you need any advice!