How do I get rid of silverfish in my house?
- Put a starchy food or substance in a glass container and wrap the outside with tape.
- Roll up newspaper.
- Put out sticky traps.
- Put out small bits of silverfish poison.
- Use cedar or cedar oil.
- Spread dried bay leaves throughout your home.
Should I be worried if I see one silverfish?
If you see one silverfish, there is a good chance there are hundreds living in your walls. A single female can lay 100 eggs in her lifetime and it only take 3 months from egg to adult. It doesn’t take long for silverfish populations to get out of hand.
What kills silverfish instantly?
Diatomaceous Earth is mainly used to kill the silverfishes by making them thirst. They die of dehydration. This substance is used to kill all kinds of creepy crawly insects. Ground up and the fossilized material is used to make this substance.