Pest & Property Solutions Ltd

35 Llanrumney Avenue

Llanrumney

Cardiff

CF3 4BQ


OFFICE: 02922 404605

ONSITE: 07825 722312

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Pest & Property Solutions Ltd 2024 all rights reserved. Incorporated in England and Wales. Company Registration No 13412263  VAT 463 3281 95

Registered Office Address: 35 Llanrumney Avenue, Llanrumney, Cardiff, CF3 4BQ. GDPR Compliancy Statement

Our Services

- Drone Surveys

- Roof & Gutter Cleaning

- Intelligent Bird Scaring

- Rodent Control

- Rodent Proofing

- Wasp Nest Removal


OVER 30 YEARS EXPERIENCE

Qualified & professional pest control technicians covering Cardiff and surrounding areas.


24 HOUR CALL OUT

We are available 24 hours per day 7 days per week if needed.

Out of Hours premiums apply.


- Insect Control

- Flea & Bedbug Control

- Bird Proofing

- Wildlife Control

- Guano Cleaning

- Disinfectant Cleaning


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Silverfish

Silverfish, scientifically known as Lepisma saccharina, are small, wingless insects that belong to the order Thysanura. These peculiar creatures have thrived on Earth for millions of years, displaying remarkable adaptability to various environments. Despite their name, silverfish are not fish at all but rather insects with distinct, silvery scales covering their bodies.

One of the distinctive features of silverfish is their elongated, carrot-shaped bodies, which can range from half an inch to one inch in length. Their unique appearance, combined with their ability to move rapidly and smoothly, gives them an almost fish-like quality, hence the name "silverfish."

Silverfish are primarily nocturnal, seeking refuge in dark, damp areas during the day. They are known for their preference for carbohydrates and proteins, making them often found in places rich in starches, such as paper, glue, and textiles. Unfortunately, this dietary habit can lead to damage to books, wallpaper, and clothing, earning silverfish a reputation as household pests.

Despite their potential as nuisances, silverfish play a role in the ecosystem by serving as decomposers. They contribute to the breakdown of organic matter, aiding in the recycling of nutrients. Additionally, their ability to survive in diverse environments, from humid basements to dry attics, showcases their resilience and adaptability.

From a biological perspective, silverfish undergo gradual metamorphosis, transitioning through egg, nymph, and adult stages. The life span of a silverfish can extend up to three years, and they reproduce by laying small, oval-shaped eggs in hidden crevices.

Controlling silverfish infestations typically involves reducing excess moisture, sealing entry points, and eliminating food sources.

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