Silverfish Pest Control Royston

EPC Pest Control Services

We specialise in Silverfish Pest Control in Royston, with over 30 years of experience in the industry we can quickly identify the problem and recommend the best treatment to remove the infestation and deter silverfish from returning in the future.

Not a commonly known pest, Silverfish are wingless, silvery-blue insects with long antenna and a carrot shaped body. They have destructive feeding habits and in large numbers can cause damage to old books, photographs, wallpaper, plaster and may other household items which contain starch or cellulose.

Silverfish thrive in high humidity where they can be found in dark, damp areas such as kitchens, bathrooms, cellars and lofts. Signs that you may have a silverfish problem are yellow stains on clothing and small holes along the edges of paper, wallpaper and books. You might also find them burrowing in dried food packets.

If you would like help with silverfish, contact us for a free, no obligation quotation.

Silverfish Pest Control Royston

Silverfish Pest Control Royston

Our Treatment Programme

Our pest control technician will assess the problem and and talk through the treatment approach. Silverfish are attracted sugar so our treatments take advantage of this using a combination of sprays, powders and baits. They have developed a resistance to many insecticides so it is important to choose the correct options.

Infestations are often helped by damp conditions so we also recommend an effective management plan to reduce damp conditions in the property.

On completion of the treatment our technician will leave a report with you with details of the treatments and recommendations to help prevent further infestations.

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Facts About Silverfish

Silverfish Pest Control Royston

Silverfish are one of the most ancient insects on the planet, pre-dating dinosaurs by 100 million years. They love moisture, needing it to survive you will find them in humid areas with lots of food sources.

They have a long lifespan in comparison to most other insects, taking up to two years for a juvenile silverfish to become an adult. Silverfish will typically live between 3 - 6 years. Once a female silverfish reaches her adult stage she can produce eggs every day for the rest of her life.

Silverfish love starchy substances such as paper, glue and fabric. They will also eat dead insects and can live for up to a year without eating anything.

Problems caused by Silverfish

Silverfish are not harmful to humans but they can cause allergic reactions in some people and in large numbers they can cause damage to belongings such as books, wallpaper, insulation and photographs.

During adulthood silverfish shed their skins leaving tiny scales, the particles from these can mix with dust an trigger allergic reactions or skin irritation.

Silverfish can be very difficult to get rid of, over the years they have become resistant to many insecticides and with their small flat bodies and nocturnal behaviour they can be very difficult to find.

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Comments from our customers



Best pest control. Always there to re assure and utmost professionalism.

Used EPC for the first time when they came to deal with mice at 2am and since then I would not use anyone else. Clearly know what they are doing unlike many other companies in this field. Highly recommended.

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We had a mouse issue which we were trying to deal with using shop brought products..

The mice just kept eating it, we still had mice for a while until we called EPC, they carried out a treatment and blocked off all areas, great service, no more mice, I would highly recommend to my family and friends

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Wow is all I can say, we had Bed Bugs in our property for months, we had a couple of well known companies in to deal with the issue, which they could not do..

They used just chemicals, after talking to EPC about a heat treatment and the treatment involved we went to the extra expense of trying it, at last we can sleep Bed Bug free, it is a bit expensive, but well worth the money when you see what they do, thanks again guys.

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Emergency Pest Control

Pests very rarely choose a convenient time to appear which is why we provide an emergency service to be available to help when you need us.

Our friendly team of pest control technicians are on call throughout Royston for most of the day and available most weekends and bank holidays.

If you have a pest problem, contact us today on:
01438 387 036.

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