Box Elder Bug Infestation
Boxelder bugs generally don’t bite, and they aren’t known to carry or transmit any diseases. While they are not dangerous to humans, boxelder bugs can be extremely annoying. They leave black stains on wallpaper and other surfaces in their masses and can cause allergies. They can also cause minor damage to your home and leave stains from their feces. are a plant’s worst enemy. So if you care about your houseplants, a box elder infestation needs to be taken care of as soon as possible.
If you have a box elder beetle infestation, do not attempt your own removal using box elder bug spray. To get rid of a pest problem for good, you need a professional box elder bug exterminator.
What Are Boxelder Bugs?
Boxelder bugs are a nuisance to homeowners in the Pacific Northwest. They invade homes in large numbers and can cause structural damage by chewing through wood. Boxelder bugs are small, box or rice-shaped insects with a distinctive red and black coloration. They were originally discovered in boxelder trees but have since spread to other trees including maple, birch, sycamore, ash, elm, and horse chestnut trees. Boxelder bugs feed on the leaves and seeds of these trees by sucking out their juices (sucking sap). This can cause significant damage to the tree’s leaves which could lead to death if not treated quickly enough! These bugs usually live outdoors during the summer months but will migrate indoors and hibernate in the cracks and crevices of your home when winter sets in. Boxelder bugs are similar to many pests in that they like to congregate in dark and moist places. Be sure to check areas of low activity such as outdoor sheds, basements, and attics. Since these bugs often congregate, an infestation can form in low-traffic areas if they are not checked frequently. It will be particularly important to investigate these areas during the end of Summer and the beginning of Fall.
If you think you may have a boxelder bug infestation, call us at Insight! Insight Pest Solutions is your best choice for box elder bug treatment and box elder bug removal! It is the best pest control company in the Pacific Northwest! We have the experience and knowledge necessary to get rid of boxelder bugs quickly and effectively. We can greatly reduce the number of boxelder bugs living within your home or business premises. Our team will work diligently to ensure that your home is free of these pests. Professional technicians at Insight are certified to handle professional products that can be applied outside and inside your home to help keep these bothersome pests at bay! Contact us today to have us inspect your property and get you your home back!
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