Silverfish consume matter that contains polysaccharides, such as starches and dextrin in adhesives These include book bindings, carpet, clothing, coffee, dandruff, glue, hair, some paints, paper, photos, plaster, food and sugar. They will damage wallpaper by consuming the paste. Silverfish can also cause damage to tapestries. Other substances they may eat include cotton, dead insects, linen, and silk. During famine, a silverfish may even attack leatherware and synthetic fabrics. Silverfish can live for a year or more without eating if water is available. Silverfish are considered household pests, due to their consumption and destruction of property
PEST CONTROLSilverfish are known for their destructive feeding habits. Its common name derives from the animal’s silvery light grey and blue color, combined with the fish like appearance of its movements.
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