There are many traps and insecticides on the market. You can also google and find multiple tips to get rid of stink bugs and box elder beetles on YouTube. These solutions only capture the bugs, rarely do they offer a permanent solution and many of these do not address prevention.
When you hire a pest control professional, they will help you:
- Identify how the pests are coming in;
- Create a pest management solution;
- Provide treatment to get rid of the current pests;
- Protect your property, preventing new pests from returning.
Spring is the time to prevent these pests from moving in during the fall. Once they move in you won’t be able to see them, but they will come back in force as soon as the weather warms up again.
IDENTIFYING STINK BUGS and BOX ELDER BUGS
Stink bugs are brownish grey. They are shaped like a shield and emit a foul smell if handled or crushed. They are native to Asia and are considered an invasive species. These pests were accidentally introduced into the United States in September 1998.
Box Elder Bugs are long and black with red and orange markings. They are native to the western United States and are considered a nuisance pest as they enter structures, including homes, sheds, and garages to overwinter.
GET RID of STINK BUGS and BOX ELDERS NOW
When left untreated, these pests come back stronger and in greater numbers year after year. Once you see them on the outside, they are most likely already living inside your home. If they have not infested the inside of your house yet, they are looking for ways in right now. Call Wildwoods Pest Control to get rid of the ones you see outside today to prevent new ones from coming inside your home tomorrow. Here’s the best way to control a stink bug or box elder beetle infestation.
We employ an approach to pest control called “Integrated Pest Management.” We believe that each home should be treated differently because each home is unique. Wildwoods has served Portland area communities such as Sandy for several years and can create timely and effective extermination solutions for your pest control issue.