Silverfish traps are a less expensive way to control silverfish bugs that are crawling around your home. These insects destroy valuable contents in your house and are downright embarrassing. Getting the right silverfish traps can be a big help in getting rid of silverfish.
Silverfish traps are helpful in both controlling and providing a good idea of how much of an infestation you have. Infestations can start slow and build to big problem if not handled quickly.
Poison Free Silverfish Traps
There are a variety of silverfish traps on the market. Some traps are sticky and attract insects into them with pheromones. Many of these types of traps are poison free and can be used around pets and children. When placed in the right places silverfish traps will attract silverfish causing them to get stuck on the sticky glue and die. It is also important to place these silverfish bug traps behind stoves, water heaters, and other out of the way places.
Other traps are a combination of trap and bait because they poison silverfish when they eat the contents. You could say these are more like bait than traps. Bugs eat through the bait packs and ingest the contents which kills them. It is also important to place these traps behind stoves, water heaters, and other out of the way places. Silverfish traps are very effective when placed close to wall baseboards and other cracks and crevices in your house.
Most of the bait traps contain toxicants meaning they should be placed out of the way of children and pets. Silverfish traps are easy to use by simply placing them in areas of infestation and locations where you frequently see silverfish.
Places to put silverfish traps:
- Under sinks
- In boxes containing books
- Book cases
- Basements and crawl spaces
- Close to cracks and crevices frequented by silverfish
Silverfish traps are helpful in keeping track of where the silverfish problem is inside of your house.
As you will see silverfish traps help you monitor the presence of silverfish even if you have not seen any for a while. Silverfish traps have additional value because they will trap other insects too,sort of a two or three for one trap.
For more information on silverfish traps or ways to get rid of silverfish try reading online reviews. You may also want to take a look at a the silverfish control guide in the upper right of this page.