These insects like warm and moist places such as basements and bathrooms, but they won’t turn down a humid attic, especially if you hand-deliver them by moving items from the basement to the attic. “If goods are stored in the attic, silverfish are attracted to (and will eat) starch-based glues, including book bindings and rayon clothing,” says Chelle Hartzer, BCE, technical services manager for Orkin. Inspect any boxes you’re transporting to your attic. Even better, be sure to store items in hard plastic containers. Traps or insecticides can help cut down on the bugs, but you’ll need to call a pro if you have an infestation. You’ll also definitely want to beware of these 11 home improvement scams. Plus: These are the 10 things you should never store in your basement or crawl space.