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Box Elder Bugs – What Are They?
The small, black insects with red markings and flat wings are known as box elder bugs. Most grow up to half an inch in length, and they feed on Box Elder trees, Cherry trees, Maple trees, and Ash trees.
Why Does My Home Have Box Elder Bugs?
Box elder bugs are overwintering pests. Therefore, they’re going to try to enter your home before winter. They’ll want to find shelter so they can stay warm and safe during the cold winter months. They’ll become a nuisance because they’ll try to take shelter in the crevices, gaps, and crackers around your home. When it gets warmer, they’ll leave and cause more problems.
Are Box Elder Bugs Dangerous?
Boxelder bugs are not dangerous. They are a nuisance, but they do not pose a danger to humans.
How Should I Get Rid Of Box Elder Bugs?
Boxelder bugs know how to hide in your home. They can easily hide in small cracks and crevices. This makes them very difficult to get rid of them. When you’ve found these bugs in your home, you need to contact us. We’re ready to begin tackling the problem for you.
Can I Eliminate Box Elder Bugs Myself?
It can take a lot of time and energy to eliminate box elder bugs on your own. In fact, you’ll likely use treatments and techniques that are not effective or reliable. If this happens, you’re going to end up wasting your time and energy. DIY remedies aren’t worth your time. Instead, you should contact us. We’re ready to work hard for you so we can get rid of your beetles as quickly as possible.
When Can You Begin?
We’re ready to begin helping you immediately. Contact us to schedule an appointment with one of our friendly, skilled exterminators today. We can likely reach your home in 24 to 48 hours.
Is Your Box Elder Bug Treatment Safe?
We know that you’re worried about the safety of our box elder bugs. Don’t worry about it. We’ve done everything possible to help our clients. Our exterminators follow strict guidelines and use EPA-registered products to protect our clients. If you need to evacuate your home, our exterminators will let you know.
How Can I Prevent Future Box Elder Bug Infestations?
It is hard to prevent future box elder bug infestations. You’ll need to seal all cracks and gaps to prevent box elder bugs from entering your home. When you identify a box elder bug infestation, contact us so we can fix the problem for you.