Silverfish Control

Silverfish Control in London: Protect Your Belongings

Like many of the property invasive species in the UK, silverfish are the cheeky guests you don’t want to find in your property. These tiny crawlers are harmless to people and yet can make your home unhygienic if proper silverfish control is not done on time.

They prefer damp and dark places, and their diet includes book bindings, paper, photos, carpets, sugar, coffee, paint, glue and more.

Such infestations are hard to notice until the situation becomes uncontrollable. We provide efficient and high-quality silverfish treatment for domestic and business clients in London that will help you get rid of the bugs quick and efficiently.


  • Silverfish elimination is carried out in accordance with COSHH (Control of Substance Hazardous to Health) regulations.
  • You can arrange a same-day or an emergency visit for pest removal. Our domestic pest control services are available anywhere in London, 7 days a week, including weekends, evenings and bank holidays.
  • We can deliver a discreet treatment so nobody will know you have a pest problem.
  • You can opt for a FULL silverfish eradication. Upon request, you can get 2 free visits. The offer is valid for 3 months after the initial treatment.
  • Our customer support team are online 24/7 and will be able to give you more information or assist you with placing your booking.

What Attracts Silverfish to Your Home?

They find human homes quite appealing, cosy, giant 24-hour restaurant with their favourite meals. These little bugs have a taste for polysaccharides. These are the sugary carbohydrates found in various items around your home or office like:

  • Sugar and starches
  • Glue (the dextrin in adhesives), paint and plaster
  • Hair, dandruff, cellulose, coffee
  • Paper, photos, book bindings, linen, clothing, silk, carpet, dead insects, their own exuvia (their moulted exoskeleton)
  • During a famine, they might attack leather and synthetic textiles

Read more on the topic why silverfish get in your home.

Can Silverfish Harm You or Your Family?

They are not known to bite people or cause allergies, but bigger individuals can extremely scare you. Just imagine coming home in the evening, switching the lights on and seeing one on the wall above your bed.

They are not dangerous to people but can cause damages to your belongings. They enjoy munching on your favourite books or clothes.


How We Perform Pest Control for Silverfish Infestations

  • Once you’ve scheduled and confirmed a visit, we will send a technician. The exterminator will thoroughly inspect your commercial or residential property in London to determine the level of infestation, sources and nesting grounds. This way he will be able to choose the most effective silverfish control method.
  • The products and equipment we use for insect treatments are of excellent quality and eradicate every single bug in your home or office in London. You can also book a heat treatment to eliminate the infestation or a fumigation service to prevent future infestations.

    These types of services are suitable for other insect infestations such as bed bug extermination, flea extermination, and others.

  • Once the treatment session is over, the exterminator will give you quality advice for insect prevention. Additionally, you need to let the insecticide work for 5 days before vacuum cleaning or wiping any surfaces in the treated area.

Call for a Quote and Get Rid of the Silverfish Infestation.

We are experts in dealing with a wide range of vermin. All professional exterminators are vetted and use high-quality products for all types of pest elimination methods. Panther Pest Control is a renowned London company and ready to tackle any pest-related problem.

Do not hesitate to contact us at 020 3404 5177 or fill in our Contact form via the button below and recieve a custom-tailored quote.

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What Customers Share:

(4.4/5 from 25 reviews)

  • review rating 5  I would have been nice if the world worked in a way that if you once get bed bugs and get rid of them they never reappear, but it doesn't. I've had to call for bed bug treatment two times in the last five years and have trusted Panther Pest Control both times. They get the job done without any hassle, plus the prices are budget-friendly. I hope I never have to use them again, but totally recommend them to people in need of adequate pest control treatment in the London area.

    thumb Austin Bramson
  • review rating 5  Rang the phone, got a quote and booked right away. In two days the flat was already treated for bed bugs and a second visit was scheduled. Quick and professional guys! Loved using Panther Pest Control and strongly recommend them. The price was ok, the exterminators were thorough and gave me some advice. Hopefully I won't have to use them again though.

    thumb Thomas B.
  • review rating 5  We’ve never had this many squirrels in the yard before. Maybe one or two have been spotted the previous spring but this year the population has increased a lot! We are afraid of disease transmission and I had to call the exterminators. I’m glad no squirrel were killed. Instead, they were safely trapped and removed from the property.

    thumb Elise Kirk
  • review rating 5  When my husband and I returned from the holiday in Eastern Europe everything was fine until our bodies got covered in red itchy marks. There were bed bugs all over the apartment. Luckily, the company had a free slot for bed bug treatment on the very same day. We had to spend the night on the bed to lure the bed bugs out and they were fully exterminated by the pesticide.

    thumb Sophie Cross
  • review rating 4  The nest in the backyard turned out to be made by wasps not bees, which made us call professional pest technicians to deal with it. They carefully removed it and no one was hurt during or after the treatment. Very good job.

    thumb G. Henderson

Facts About Silverfish You Should Know

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  • Silverfish are wingless insects with bodies no longer than 2 cm. Their body shape allows them to run very fast.

    More about Silverfish:
    Do Silverfish Bite? Dangers, Symptoms, Treatment and Proofing.

  • Silverfish can live up to 8 years and create a huge offspring since they reproduce at a rapid speed. They can lay up to 20 eggs per day.

  • These insects have a taste for books, wallpaper, cotton, silk, cereal and vegetables. But they can live a year without any food.

  • When a silverfish nymph hatches it is all-white. That’s why many people think there are two types of silverfish.

  • Cinnamon is often confused with a natural silverfish removal substance. It cannot kill adult bugs and their eggs, it can only repel them before they’ve caused an infestation.

  • Silverfish are very hard to get rid of. They can thrive almost anywhere and can go without food for a year.

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