The most common types of Silverfish are:
- Bristletail silverfish
- Common silverfish
- Four-lined silverfish
- Gray silverfish
- Firebrat silverfish
- Jumping bristletail silverfish
These insects belong to a category of immutable insects that change in size and retain the same characteristics after hatching. Silverfish have no wings but do have 2-3 projections (antennas) at the bottom of their abdominal area.
The perfect insects have the shape of a fish, a length of 10-12mm and a silver-grey color. Silverfish need moist and warm conditions in order to survive, which is why they are mainly found under rocks, rotten wood and ground cracks.
In houses, they are often found in bathrooms and kitchens, under carpets, on bookcases, behind picture frames and in cupboards where we store our clothes.
They feed on food leftovers and they prefer starch food. Their evolution allows them to consume cellulose which enables them to cause big damage in book collections and even damage valuable objects like art paintings.
The crew manager will ask the potential client some questions in order to have a complete idea regarding the problem he is facing. Later, a valuation check takes place, a report stating the problems is made and other data is considered regarding potential future problems in the area.
After the evaluation procedure of the area both indoors and outdoors, the manager of the crew will be able to diagnose the exact problem or problems that exist in the area, the sort of the invader or the number of invaders and the exact way they managed to enter your area.
After diagnosing the problem, the manager of the crew will advise or suggest the proper measures that the client must consider and take in order to solve the problem effectively.
In the ﬁnal stage of the whole procedure, the manager and the professional crew of pest control take all the necessary measures and methods in order to deal with the problem effectively.
Managing harmful organisms successfully should be monitored after the completion of treatment application. This is strategies in order to control the existence of harmful organisms.