(fire ants)

Fireant Sting 

Household Pests

Maxforce Baits 

Acrobat Ant

Advance Carpenter Ant Bait

Advance Dual Choice

Ant Baits

Ant Beds 

Animal Traps

Argentine Ant

Ascend Fireant Bait 

Bird Control


Bites and Stings 

Biting Flies 

Black Widow Spider


Boxelder Bugs

Brown Recluse Spiders

Brown Recluse Bite 

Carpenter Ant Bait

Carpenter Ants

Carpenter Bee


Cluster Fly 

Crazy Ant


Cypermethrin Insecticides 

Deltamethrin Dust 

Deltamethrin Spray 

Demon WP

Demon EC 


Drugstore Beetle 


Flea Control 

Fly Trap


Fruit Fly


Gourmet Ant Baits

Grits and Ants 

Hand Duster 

Home Pest Control

Image DG 

Image Herbicide

Indoor Ant Bait 

Insect Growth Regulators 

Insect Bites 

Lady Beetles

Manage Herbicide

Maxforce Professional Baits 

Maxforce Fireant Bait

Maxforce Roach Bait 

Mice, Mouse Control 

Mole Cricket

Mosquito Control 

Oleander Caterpillar 

Pest Control Equipment

Pesticides, Insecticides

Pharaoh Ant

Powder Post Beetle

Rat Zapper 2000 

Rat Traps 

Rats, Norway 

Rats, Roof 

Restaurant IPM 

Roach Bait






Snake Repellent 

Stainless Steel Sprayer 


Talstar Concentrate

Talstar Granules

Tempo Liquid Concentrate 

Tempo Wettable Powder 


Ultraviolet, Lighted Fly Traps 

Weed Control

White Footed Ants


(silver fish)

SiverfishSilverfish are small primitive insects that are found in dark, damp, warm places throughout our homes.  They prefer starchy materials such as cereals, wallpaper and book bindings as food but in large populations they may do damage to cotton and linen fabrics.

  • Chemical Control -- A good residual insecticide  such as Ficam, Suspend, Cynoff, Cypermethrin EC 4 Oz. or Demon should be applied every 3 weeks for three separate sprayings.  Products containing Cypermethrin (Cypermethrin EC 4 Oz., Cynoff, Demon) are the best for silverfish.  When used as directed, these products will also safely deter other pests, with little or no odor.  Pay particular attention to the molding at the top of the rooms sprayed and behind bookcases, etc.
    For population reduction and/or long-term control a professional bait can also be used.  Niban FG is the best bait for silverfish and is also labeled for roaches, ants and crickets.  In addition to a good residual spray indoors, providing a barrier on the outside surface of the structure will aid in preventing future invasions from outdoors.  Silverfish will be found outside during the summer months.  During these hot months a good perimeter spray around the home is recommended.  Using the same product that is sprayed indoors, simply treat around doors, windows and other entry points.  Also spray any mulch or landscape timbers, retaining walls and other areas frequented by silverfish, firebrats, roaches, ants, spiders and other pests. (See Our Gallery of Pests!)

  • Non-Chemical Control -- Use Silverfish Traps.  Air conditioning, dehumidifiers and increased air circulation will sometimes help to decrease silverfish populations wherever practical.  Removing the food source will help most.   In basements and attics these are most likely boxes of old clothes and books.   In infested closets all clothes should be removed, cleaned and returned after the chemical application has dried.

Professional Pest Control Products
6920 Pine Forest Road
Pensacola, Florida   32526


Suspend   Ficam  Niban FG   Cynoff  Cypermethrin EC 4 Oz.  Demon

Roaches  Ants  Spiders