What does it mean when you find silverfish?

Question: What does it mean when you find silverfish?

Answer: Finding silverfish either outdoors or indoors means this insect is residing in an area where the humidity is high. Outdoors, they are often found under debris such as piles of junk and yard wastes. But if found indoors they are often a sign of a water leak or high levels of humidity in places like basements, attics, kitchens and bathrooms. While silverfish are a nuisance, they also can cause a mild risk of allergies, might attract other pests and may cause damage to personal items such as clothing, papers and books.


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