They feed on the developing seeds and sap from leaves the of boxelder, ash, and maple trees.
The boxelder bug do not transmit human disease.
The overwintering adults emerge from hibernation when the boxelder buds open and fly back to their host trees, typically in late April to early May. In the fall, boxelder bugs become more social and gather with other boxelders to find a warmer environment. After large masses gather, they normally fly to nearby structures to hibernate for the winter. Inside, boxelder bugs are a nuisance pest. Their fecal droppings cause a red stain This will leave a stain on curtains, drapes, clothing, and any other places they are found. When crushed or provoked, they produce a strong, unpleasant odor. They have also been known to bite people, causing a skin irritation. Expert Pest has fully trained professional technicians to help you with this nuisance pest. Our fast service and proven results will bring you peace of mind.
Structural Pest Box Elder Bug Program
David will perform a thorough inspection on both the interior and exterior of your home, finding all the infested areas and identifying which pests you are dealing with. Once identified, David will employ a pest control program that is designed to target the specific pests in your home.