Unlike some silverfish removal companies, we quote what you pay, so there is no confusion.
All of our silverfish removal jobs are individually priced which is how we end up being the cheapest available solution.
We are a part of the FM Solutions Group, one of the UK's most tried and trusted facilities management groups.
As a part of our silverfish removal packages, you can pick a time that best suits you for dealing with the most persistent pests.
We're a proudly East Midlands based pest removal company, covering the length and breadth of the East & West Midlands.
We use the most cutting edge technology to give you the best results possible for silverfish pest control.
We have been around for quite a while now which means we know our way around professional silverfish removal.
We guarantee we won't rest until we remove every last pest. Direct Pest goes above and beyond to provide service satisfaction.
Silverfish can be an invasive pest problem that create a nuisance in trying to tackle them. Due to their tiny size they can find their way into cracks, crevices & gaps and this makes them troublesome to accurately deal with.
For silverfish removal, let us know when would be convenient. We will then get one of our team to give you a call back at a time that suits you best. Phone 0800 088 6392 today to call out our trusted pest controllers and get your silverfish problem solved.
In the UK there are 3 different types of silverfish that you may encounter. These are the common silverfish (lepisma saccharinum), the firebrat (thermobia domestica) or the grey silverfish (ctenolepisma longicaudatum). The grey silverfish is the newest addition to UK silverfish species as previously it was only the common silverfish and firebrat that would be found in the UK.
Silverfish consume cellulose and polysaccharides such as the starches and dextrin that are found in adhesives. This gives them a wide range of meals to choose from. Items such as clothing, book bindings, carpet, dandruff, coffee, some paints, glue, hair, photos, paper & plaster. They will even cause damage to wallpaper when trying to get to wallpaper paste underneath.
Silverfish are miniscule in size and can therefore find their way into many different areas. Attics, basements, bathtubs, sinks, kitchens, old books, classrooms and showers are all likely to be places to find silverfish.
You cannot be bitten or poisoned by silverfish so they are not capable of harming you physically. They are capable of causing damage to walls and aspects of a building as well as possessions within the building too. The oil of a Japanese cedar tree, ‘cryptomeria japonica’ works as an effective repellent.
If you have discovered silverfish in your property then it will become evident very quickly that, despite their name, silverfish do not in fact have anything to do with fish.
They have gained their name because of their unique shape and bodily movements. A silverfish’s body tapers towards it’s abdomen giving it the likeness of a fish and when they move in a back and forth motion it makes them resemble a fish.
Silverfish cannot harm you as their teeth are designed for scraping against their food and are not strong enough to pierce human skin.
Even if a silverfish were able to pierce the skin they do not possess any poisonous qualities and are not carriers of disease either.
Our silverfish removal experts are based in Leicestershire, which gives us the ability to remove silverfish around the Midlands. This includes Northamptonshire, Warwickshire, Staffordshire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire and the surrounding areas. We are a growing business, so if you have found us, we likely cover your area.
If your business has come under siege from an infestation of silverfish then it’s time to call in the cavalry. Here at Direct Pest we handle everything from small pest problems to dauntingly large invasions, so that your business can keep running smoothly. Find out how Direct Pest can help your company today.
At Direct Pest we know what bother and upset silverfish can cause so fill out our form and we will get one of our team to give you a call at a time that suits you and arrange a date that would be convenient for you to come and treat your property.
Our silverfish treatment and removal can depend on the amount of silverfish present in a property and how embedded they have become. Our silverfish removal specialists will assess the property and silverfish problem and offer you the best available price on the market.