Silverfish pest close-up

What is a silverfish? [Video]

Silverfish are small wingless insects that move quickly with fish-like motion. They are nocturnal and prefer dark humid places, like your basement. You’ve probably been startled by them. But what…

Silverfish in a basement corner

How Can I Keep Silverfish Out of My Basement?

Silverfish are attracted to humidity, darkness, and the carbohydrates in starchy material. To keep them out, deprive them of these things. Make sure your basement is dehumidified, dry, and well-insulated….

Seal openings in your home to keep pests out.

The Pests in Your Basement this Fall

Fall is prime pest season. All kinds of pests know winter is coming, and they’re scrambling to sneak into a warm place. Basements are a pest’s favorite hiding place. They’re…

silverfish close-up

What are Silverfish?

Despite being one of the most common and widespread pests around, most people don’t know much about silverfish. This lack of public knowledge often makes silverfish seem like a scarier…

Bugs in your basement

What Are Those Bugs in Your Basement?

Bugs LOVE a basement. They’re dark, quiet, warm, and usually pretty humid to boot. If you have a bug infestation in your home, chances are they’re hanging out downstairs. Basements…