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Tar Heel State of The Art- Get Rid Of Silverfish, those little water bugs, using this special household oil.

They are hard to get rid of and seem to taunt you.

Silverfish moving around kitchen counters and bathroom floors.

How to get rid of silverfish.

Silverfish traps ( sticky cardboard boxes to ensnare them) help, but might not eradicate them.


Lavender oil is a good silverfish repellent. It’s cheap for a small bottle.

Here’s what I did.

Wet a Q-Tip with the oil and ran it around the bathroom floor, adding a little extra to a seam.

It smelled good and did not see a silverfish for two weeks.

I finally saw one, so I reapplied lavender oil on the the floor just around the walls at the baseboard, and it keep the silverfish away for an even longer time. Now I hardly ever see them, and treat the floor every now and then. Go for it.