Get Rid of Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs Today!
There are many native stink bugs in Minnesota and can be easily be confused with this pesky insect. However, this nuisance pest is an invasive insect native to Asia. Theses pesky insects may be nuisance pest within the home in the colder months, overwintering inside your home. This pest multiples quickly and can quickly become a problem once inside. Contact our experts if you believe you have a brown marmorated stink bug problem today!
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What Can You Expect With Our Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Service?
As with most pests seeking to use your home as shelter over the winter, the best defense against these invaders is a preventative treatment. With our service, our experts will:
- Conduct a thorough inspection inside and outside of your home to confirm that it is indeed the brown marmorated stink bug.
- Apply a treatment targeting the exterior walls of your home. We use a water based microencapsulated product designed to withstand a variety of weather elements such as wind, rain and cold controlling at least 85% of the insects that would normally get in and overwinter in your home.
- Offer an optional Foundation Sealing Service to minimize the number of ants from enter into your home. The added benefit of this service is that it helps seal out other common household insects as well.
- Our experts only use an EPA approved, professional grade microencapsulated insecticide product designed to withstand a variety of weather elements such as wind, rain & cold. Once dry (about 45 minutes) the product is safe to the touch. It will not stain or damage your siding, paint or foliage. Control generally lasts for up to 60 days.
Our service is backed by a 60 day warranty.
Are Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs Harmful?
In some parts of North America, this pest has caused severe agricultural problems due to its voracious appetite. Although the brown marmorated stink bug has been spotted in scattered locations throughout Minnesota, it has not yet been fully established to cause extensive agricultural problems. Brown marmorated stink bugs are not harmful to humans and animals, although they do release a foul odor when agitated or smashed. However, some people may be sensitive to allergens released by this stink bug.
Can I Get Rid Of Marmorated Stink Bug Myself?
If you’ve ever encountered any type of stink bug before these pesky insects definitely live up to their name. Light infestations of the brown marmorated stink bug can easily be dealt with on your own by vacuuming them up or with a good old smashing that is if you can get past the foul odor that is usually release to deter others when they are agitated. However, in the case of a large infestation professional help may be required as a preventative spray treatment to the outside is the best defense to keeping them outside of your home. As with all situations where chemicals are being used around the home, extreme caution is advised as the misuse and mishandling of chemicals can potentially cause harm to you, your family, and pets.
Additional Marmorated Stink Bug Facts
- Feeds on a variety of plants, crops and trees
- Emits its foul odor through glands located in its abdomen
- Currently there are no known biological control or environmental factors that assist in slowing down the growth of the population