Get Silverfish Treatment in London from Fantastic Pest Control
Silverfish look like crawling horrors but they aren’t actually harmful to humans as they don’t bite or bring any disease. However, they can cause some damage to your property and your belongings as they feast upon adhesive substances. If you have spotted one of these home invaders around your home, then Fantastic Pest Control will gladly help you with a silverfish removal London service.
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When your Fantastic exterminator is at your property, he will carefully examine the entire premises to determine the type and level of infestation.
The thing is, if there are silverfish present, then there might be other insects roaming around that you don’t know about.
You can be sure the silverfish elimination will be effective as your Fantastic Pest Control specialist will use a top-of-the-range insecticide to eradicate the crawling bugs.
He will spray any affected areas and they will be protected from infestations for about three months.
If there is still any silverfish activity and you have selected our full treatment option, you get up to two additional treatments for free which can be requested within a period of 3 months after the initial treatment.
Your pest control technician will return to your property at a convenient time for you to see the result of his work and perform second treatment if needed.
In the end the pest exterminator will prepare a written report for the service and offer you some useful advice on how to prevent future problems with silverfish.
Silverfish Treatment Prices
Silverfish treatment prices for 1 bedroom property
|One-off Treatment (single visit only)||£95|
|Treatment with a 1 month guarantee*||£139|
|Full treatment with a 3 month guarantee**||£205|
Silverfish treatment prices for 2 bedrooms property
|One-off Treatment (single visit only)||£105|
|Treatment with a 1 month guarantee*||£149|
|Full treatment with a 3 month guarantee**||£215|
Silverfish treatment prices for 3 bedrooms property
|One-off Treatment (single visit only)||£115|
|Treatment with a 1 month guarantee*||£159|
|Full treatment with a 3 month guarantee**||£225|
Silverfish treatment prices for 4 bedrooms property
|One-off Treatment (single visit only)||£125|
|Treatment with a 1 month guarantee*||£169|
|Full treatment with a 3 month guarantee**||£235|
– Prices are applicable for residential properties only.
– All insects treatments include treatment of the affected areas only.
– No further charges go on top of the rates except parking and congestion, if applicable.
– £30 additional charge on all night jobs (night job is considered between 8pm and 5am appointment time)
* Treatment with a 1-month guarantee consists of 1 major visit + 1 follow-up in a 1-month period. Please mind that a follow-up can be organised only upon your further request.
** Full treatment with a 3-month guarantee consists of 1 major visit + 2 follow-ups in a 3-month period. Please mind that follow-ups can be organised only upon your further request.
*** If your property has more than 4 bedrooms, contact us for a quote.
Frequently Asked Questions
What are silverfish doing in my home?
Silverfish are small and nimble creatures that are attracted to damp environments, such as bathrooms, kitchens, garages, basements, and old boxes. However, high humidity is not the only factor for an infestation, as they can also live in dry areas at temperatures of 30°C or higher. Due to their incredible speed and secretive nature, a silverfish infestation may remain unnoticed for a long period of time, sometimes for months on end.
What do silverfish eat?
These insects rely on a healthy daily intake of carbohydrates, sugars and starches in particular. Shampoos, linen, silk or the glue used in books often fall prey to their eating habits. Other foods that silverfish are likely to target include cereals, flour, wallpapers, and even rotting leaves.
Do silverfish eat clothes?
Unfortunately, they do. Silverfish will often attack articles made of cotton, linen, silk, or leather. However, they will also eat any nourishment on the material’s surface, so starched clothing or a T-shirt covered with spills from sugary foods or beverages is just as likely to become their meal.
Are silverfish harmful?
The short answer is no. These creatures may have a menacing appearance, but their mandibles are far too small to penetrate human skin, and they wouldn’t do so even if they had the chance. Instead, they will use their speed to hide behind a safe shelter as soon as you approach them.
What about diseases?
Silverfish do not carry any known diseases and do not pose any danger to humans.
How to get rid of silverfish?
A natural way of keeping silverfish at bay involves the use of spices, such as bay leaves and sage – their smell is not exactly popular with the insects. Other home remedies that can deal with silverfish are diatomaceous earth, cucumber slices, and citrus essential oils (100% purity).