What Attracts Silverfish to Beds?
Silverfish are nuisance pests commonly found in human habitations throughout the United States.
The tiny silver insects seek out areas with high humidity, such as:
However, their feeding habits carry them throughout the home, including the bedroom.
Silverfish eat starches found in clothing and bed linens and will also feed on cotton and other fabrics, making curtains, drapes, and bedding ideal targets.
Damage & Other Problems
Holes in draperies, bed linens, and clothing can occur due to silverfish feeding. The pests also feed on and damage:
- Book bindings
Control & Removal
Reducing moisture in the room by adding a dehumidifier can help alleviate silverfish activity.
Contact the Experts
Nevertheless, the possibility of large infestations should be dealt with by contacting a trained pest control professional immediately.
Western Pest technicians can safely and effective remove any silverfish in the bed.
Call for service: (800) 768-6109
More information on getting rid of silverfish.