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Las Vegas residents may encounter box elder bugs at some point. These pests fit into the overwintering category so you’ll likely found them in your home in winter. These pests are small and black with a few red marks on their wings. They’re roughly half an inch in length.
Causes Of Box Elder Bug Infestations
As mentioned above, box elder bugs are overwintering pests. As a result, they primarily enter homes because they’re trying to stay away from the cold weather. They usually enter homes in late summer and early fall. When the temperatures rise, these pests are going to try to leave your home and return outside. They’re small enough to enter homes using the smallest cracks and holes.
Health Hazards Linked To Box Elder Bugs
Boxelder bugs will likely scare you, but you can rest assured knowing they’re not dangerous. Thankfully, these pests do not make you sick or damage your property.
Best Way To Eradicate Box Elder Bugs
It usually requires skill and expertise to eliminate box elder bug infestations. Therefore, it is wise to avoid using DIY methods. Although they can help, they likely won’t fix the problem. Instead, you should work with us. We use reliable, proven box elder bug treatments.
Fixing Box Elder Bug Infestations With DIY Methods
You can attempt to fix this problem on your own, but you likely won’t have much success. The problem is the fact that the treatment process is extensive and time-consuming. Homeowners using DIY methods likely achieve their goals. Many DIY methods are ineffective and some are unsafe when used incorrectly.
When Can An Exterminator Begin?
Our Box Elder Bug Solutions Are Safe
We strive to ensure that our clients receive safe, reliable box elder bug treatments. When you work with our technicians, you can guarantee that you’re going to be protected throughout the process. We use products approved by the Environmental Protection Agency. Our technicians work carefully to ensure that our clients are going to be safe from start to finish.
Preventing Boxelder Bug Infestations
Try keeping box elder bugs out of your home. The best way to do this is by sealing your exterior walls. Find and seal any gaps that could be used to sneak into your home.