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The boxelder bug is a small insect that is primarily black with a few red lines on its flat wings. Although only half an inch, it can quickly become a pain in your neck this winter. During warmer weather, boxelder bugs remain outside and feed on certain trees including the box elder tree.
Reasons You Have Boxelder Bugs
Boxelder bugs enter homes because they’re overwintering pests. Before the frigid temperatures arrive, they’ll find small entry points and invade nearby homes. They tend to leave on their own when the warm weather returns.
Are Boxelder Bugs Dangerous?
Boxelder bugs aren’t dangerous to people or pets, but they will quickly become a nuisance.
Getting Rid Of Boxelder Bugs In Your Home
Work swiftly to find a way to eradicate the infestation in your home. It might seem easy, but it won’t be. These pests are hardy enough to survive many DIY treatments. As soon as you find boxelder bugs in your dwelling, call our office, and let us deal with the problem for you.
Using DIY Methods
Most people have thought about fixing this issue using DIY or do-it-yourself methods. Some of these techniques indeed kill boxelder bugs, but they’re not as reliable as our industrial-strength products. Plus, you cannot afford to expose yourself to the dangerous chemicals involved. Let a professional fix it for you.
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Our Boxelder Bug Treatments Are Safe
We’re proud to provide our clients with the safest boxelder bug treatments. Our technicians are trained to follow precise guidelines to guarantee the client’s safety. On top of that, we only allow our technicians to use products registered with the Environmental Protection Agency. If special precautions need to be taken, we’ll let you know in advance. Call today to learn more about the steps we’ll take to protect you.
Preventing Future Boxelder Bug Invasions
Although it won’t be easy, you can take steps to stop boxelder bugs from invading your home. For starters, you need to fortify your dwelling by sealing all small gaps, cracks, and entry points. Check your home’s exterior walls carefully and eliminate any small holes you discover. Once you’ve done this, you should call our office. We can give you more advice and suggestions for stopping these pests from entering your home.