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Pest Protection for Your Home

If you live in Arizona, you probably know the bark scorpion. But have you seen their harmless doppelgängers, the silverfish? And no, we’re not talking about silver-colored fish but pests. Silverfish are named after their fish shape and silver-brown color.

As much as they pose no health risks to you and your family since they do not bite or transmit diseases, they are famous for feeding on household items containing starchy substances like wallpapers, books, and fabric.

Research shows that they can live up to eight years and reproduce very fast. This means that a small number can grow into a big army in no time, which is why you should seek to get rid of them as soon as you spot one.

But you’ll need an experienced team with an eye for their breeding grounds and hiding places to eliminate all the silverfish in your house.

Phoenix Silverfish Control

Urban Desert Pest Control is your go-to pest control company for any pest issues, including silverfish control. We have worked long enough to know everything there is to know about silverfish and the best ways to get rid of them. Our team of technicians is ready to help you breathe a little easier by eliminating any threat to you and your family.


Like many pests you know, the silverfish is mainly after the following things:

Food – These tiny pests are mainly drawn to your home by food. They are a sucker for household items that contain some starch in them. Therefore, you will find them on your furniture, books, carpet fiber, and wall paintings trying to suck some starch from them.

Moisture – Silverfish thrive in moist, humid environments, which is no surprise that you will find them in the kitchen or damp living spaces.

Shelter – No one loves being homeless, not even silverfish. They will crawl into your home and make it their home as well. They are fond of hiding in dark corners and are active at night.


We use environmentally-friendly products that are also safe for people and pets to eliminate these notorious pests. We use specific equipment to get into the deepest cracks and crevices where most of these pests hide.

We start silverfish control by identifying nesting grounds and then spraying our potent insecticide to get rid of them. We also use sticky traps as a control method to rid your home of these irritating pests.


Are you tired of having silverfish destroy your precious belongings? Here is how you can keep them at bay.

Dehumidify your house – By doing this, you have eliminated their number one thriving aid. This will make your home much less attractive to silverfish.

Seal your house – You can do this by sealing any cracks or crevices in your home that can act as entry points or places to lay eggs.

Dust your home often and ventilate your rooms – By dusting your home, you eliminate drops of starch that they would love to feed on. Ventilate rooms, especially the bathroom. This will eliminate moisture and keep any silverfish populations from thriving.

Repair any leaking faucets in your home – Repairing leaking faucets, especially in the basement, helps reduce humidity levels in your home, so much to the disadvantage of the silverfish.

Get a Free Inspection 

At Urban Desert Pest Control, we are all about keeping you and your family safe from pests. We use proven methods and effective chemicals for silverfish control to ensure you have the peace of mind that you deserve. We are only a call away, and you can reach us by filling out “the form” on our website to request a quote.

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