Before you start reading up on how to get rid of silverfish you need to make sure the bug you're trying to get rid of is actually a silverfish.
Believe it or not, there are several other small creepy bugs that look very similar to silverfish.
The below video will show you how to tell if you've got silverfish or something else in your home: Besides the fact that there are nasty little bugs running around your home, there are other reasons why you will want to get rid of silverfish as soon as possible.
Below is a list of reasons why silverfish are such a nuisance to get rid of and why you should want to get rid of them today: Fortunately though, there has been no evidence that suggests that silverfish can spread or transmit diseases.
Needless to say, this should still be more than enough reasons for you to want to get rid of the silverfish in your home as quickly as possible.
You're not going to be able to take control of your silverfish situation if you don't know where the silverfish are living within your home.
So the first thing you're going to need to do is to find out what parts of your home they are living in.
Silverfish prefer humidity levels in excess of 75% and will stay/live in areas of your home that normally are more damp and have a higher humidity.
Now any part of your home can have high humidity, but most of the time bathrooms, basements, and crawl spaces are the places with continuously high humidity levels.
Silverfish do not enjoy lights because they are nocturnal creatures.