Silverifsh Pest Control SydneyNeed Help with Silverfish ?


Silverfish Pest Control Sydney – Silverfish are known for their destructive feeding habits and prefer to  live in warm and moist spaces, like basements, crawl spaces and can often be found in bathrooms or laundries. They can survive in almost any environment and are nocturnal pests that move quickly.

Silverfish have been known to stain the items they hide in such as books, cupboards, stored clothing and wall paper.

What do silverfish look like?


Silverfish Pest Control Sydney Silverfish are white to brown-grey or a blue – silvery colour, their bodies are shaped like a teardrop and range in length from 12-19mm. They have 3 long bristles on their rear end.


Where can silverfish be found?


Silverfish can survive in all climates but they do prefer to live in dark & damp areas such as basements, kitchens, bathrooms & attic spaces. They are attracted to paper goods and damp clothing. Silverfish can be found in stored boxes that are kept in sheds or garages.

What do silverfish feed on?


Silverfish like to feed on anything and everything they have been known to feed on paper, clothing and even wall paper. They feed on carbohydrates, sugars and starch. It is suspected that silverfish will also feed on shampoo, glue in books, linen & dead insects. Silverfish have also been found in unopened food packages.

How did Silverfish get into my home?


Silverfish are usually introduced to the home by carrying them in either by cardboard boxes or plastic containers which had been stored in infested areas.

They can enter homes through cracks in the foundation, torn fly screens, gaps around doors.

Leaving dirty dishes out in the open will also attract silverfish indoors.

What health issues can silverfish cause?


Silverfish have been linked to:

  • Allergies
  • Attract other pests
  • Damage to personal items



You can count on us that we will provide the confidence and peace of mind that comes from knowing that your home or place of business is protected with Pest Busters Sydney.

For more information or a free quote specially designed to suit your needs call us  on 1300 130 567 or contact us via our website

Silverfish Pest Control Sydney