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What Are Box Elder Bugs?

A box elder bug is a small insect that is black with unique red markings. Box elder bugs have flat wings that rest snugly against their backs. Most box elder bugs will measure roughly ½ an inch in length, and they feed on Maple trees, Box Elder trees, Ash trees, and others.

Why Are Box Elder Bugs On My Property?

Around late summer, there is a good chance that you’re going to see box elder bugs. These bugs are going to try to enter your home during late summer because they’re searching for a warm spot to stay during the winter. In this sense, box elder bugs are overwintering pests. When the temperatures rise during spring, box elder bugs will prove to be a nuisance. They tend to hide in cracks, holes, and crevices during the cold months.

Should You Be Afraid Of Box Elder Bugs?

While box elder bugs are problematic, they’re not dangerous to your health. They cannot and won’t transmit serious diseases. Plus, you won’t need to worry about these bugs destroying your property.

What Is The Best Way To Get Rid OF Box Elder Bugs?

Boxelder bugs take shelter during the winter exceptionally well. They hide in cracks, crevices, and holes. As a result, you’re going to have trouble trying to get rid of the box elder bugs around your home. Solve this problem by contacting a professional exterminator as soon as you identify a problem. Our residential pest control experts are eager to begin helping you.

Can I Eliminate Box Elder Bugs Myself?

Box elder bugs treatment is complex and difficult. In addition to this, it can be time-consuming and dangerous. If you don’t use the right chemicals, you may expose yourself to unnecessary risks. You likely won’t have much success trying to get rid of them on your own. The problem is that many DIY treatments are ineffective. Then, you have to worry about the chemicals being dangerous. Don’t take this risk. Hire a professional and let them take care of the box elder problem for you.

How Quickly Can An Exterminator Arrive?

Contact our pest control office immediately. We’ll help you schedule an appointment. After that, our expert exterminator should be able to reach your home in 24 to 48 hours.

Are Your Box Elder Bug Treatments Safe?

Are box elder bug treatments safe? Ultimately, the answer depends on several factors. If you’re working with an unreliable exterminator, the treatments will not be safe or effective. If you pick us, you can minimize the risks and take care of the problem promptly. We use EPA-registered products and work with the most reliable exterminators in Indianapolis. Work with us to put your mind at ease and protect your loved ones.

How Can I Prevent Future Box Elder Bug Infestations?

Box elder bugs are a serious problem in Indiana. Stop box elder bugs from entering your home by sealing all gaps, cracks, and holes. Then, call us as soon as you find box elder bugs near your home.

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