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BOXELDER BUGS IN LAS VEGAS – THE MOST “UNWANTED LIST” PART 8

Box Elder Bugs

BOXELDER BUGS IN LAS VEGAS – THE MOST “UNWANTED LIST” PART 8

 

If you have a boxelder tree near your home then you most likely have encountered the next pest on the MOST UNWANTED LIST – The boxelder bug.

 

The boxelder bug is a very distinctive looking bug with a black and red body. They are more of a nuisance than harmful to the population of Las Vegas whether you live in Seven Hills, Boulder City or Southern Highlands.

 

They can be found in large numbers in the spring and fall – usually found on boxelder trees as well as other trees and shrubs. During cold weather times they will try to seek shelter in your home by trying to enter through cracks and crevices in the walls.

 

In heavily infested areas thousands of boxelder bugs may move in for the winter and this can be very unpleasant. The good news is they do not reproduce inside. You might want to call in a PROFESSIONAL PEST SERVICE – GLOBAL PEST SERVICES to eliminate the problem.

 

They are usually harmless to humans, pets and your homes structure - they do not transmit disease or sting. Their feces can leave a stain on light colored surfaces and if smashed release an unpleasant odor. They are not know for biting but will defend themselves if feeling threatened.

 

To get rid of boxelder bugs or other pests you might encounter in the Las Vegas Valley contact GLOBAL PEST SERVICES.  The licensed professional technicians are well trained in eliminating all pests.  Get your quote now!

 

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