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Silverfish are small slender, wingless insects, about half an inch long, with long antennae projecting form their small heads.Silverfish are very common home and garden insects and are often found in damp, moderately warm locations, such as basements, near water pipes, and openings between walls. They are active at night and feed on a wide range of foods, including newspapers, books (especially the glue in bookbinding), human food, linens, and most other fabrics. The adult lays her eggs in protected cracks and openings, often under or behind baseboards and near pipe openings.

Recommended Steps to Control Silverfish

Dust indoor areas frequented by silverfish with Diatomaceous Earth, especially cracks and openings around baseboards. To control silverfish in the garden, spray with Bug Buster Pyrethrin Insect Spray and repeat as necessary.