LadyBug Bed Bug Pros logo

Call Us!

Box Elder Bugs

Table of Contents

Professional Box Elder Bug Extermination In Boston Massachusetts

Boxelder bugs (boxelder bugs) are small insects with distinguishable physical characteristics. The insect’s most noticeable feature that plays a major role in extermination identification is black wings that are outlined in bright red. The adult grows up to 0.5 inches in length. Sap from leaves and seeds from the box elder, ash, cherry, and maple trees make up the box elder bug diet.

Why Is My Boston Home Under A Box Elder Bug Attack?

Boxelder bugs are drawn to the interior of houses, government buildings, and commercial facilities starting in the late fall. These “overwintering pests” have the option of infiltrating homes in homes of scoring a warm hiding place or spending the winter months outdoors in the cold, snow, sleet, and ice. Of course, the insect is going to opt for the former because spending overwintering outdoors is dangerous.

Small cracks and gaps along the foundation, doors, air conditioning unit, and windows are ideal for box elder bugs to crawl through to access the interior of your home.

Do Box Elder Bugs Pose Health Risks To Seniors And Children?

Seniors, infants, and young children are Boston’s most vulnerable age groups. To protect your family members in the aforementioned age groups, we recommend our organic or eco-friendly pest control. However, chemical pesticide formulas are recommended as well. If you opt for a chemical-based pest management strategy, we will request that you and your family vacate the home prior to each treatment.

Boxelder bugs do not eat after infiltration into a building, so there is no need to be concerned about foodborne illnesses.

What Is The Best Box Elder Bug Extermination Strategy?

We highly recommend our professional pest control for box elder bug infestations of all severity levels. Our pest control is flexible, accessible, and can be customized to meet or exceed every box elder bug infestation needs.

We believe our industrial-grade pesticides are satisfactory for all box elder infestations. These products eradicate box elder bugs in all phases of the life cycle.

Should I Buy Over-The-Counter Pesticides For A Box Elder Bug Infestation?

We do not recommend OTC pesticides or insecticides for pest infestations. These products work great for a few box elder bugs but will have little to no impact on your box elder box infestations. OTC pest control products are low-strength formulas that are not suitable for moderate to severe pest infestations.

When Will The Exterminator Arrive At My Boston Home To Perform The Box Elder Bug Inspection?

We need up to 48 hours to process a pest control service request. In the meantime, we suggest working on your home’s vulnerable pest barrier by filling in all holes utilized by pests to access your home. Our exterminators will arrive at your home a few minutes prior to the scheduled appointment.

Does Pesticide Pest Control Contain Harmful Environmentally-Unfriendly Ingredients?

Some pesticide formulas do contain chemicals that may be harmful to the environment when handled improperly. To avoid these risks through continuous safety training. All of our exterminators and pest control technicians are required to attend these safety courses.

We have also joined forces with the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Boston’s top manufacturers to deliver the most effective and safest pesticide treatments.

What Do I Need To Fight Off A Repeat Box Elder Bug Infestation?

We suggest contacting our Boston-based extermination location to request your free box elder bug consultation and inspection. This the first step to regaining control of your home. Regardless of the severity of your infestation, our exterminators are fully prepared to take action.

We will gladly provide you and your family an educational course on box elder bugs.

If you have any other pest control issues please check out other services.

We Accept:
Box Elder Bug