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Fox Pest Control provides affordable boxelder bug control in Buffalo Area, NY and the surrounding area. Boxelder Bugs (sometimes called “box elder beetles”) are a nuisance pest commonly found wherever boxelder trees are. In the summer months, they will land on buildings with southern exposure to stay warm. They become an issue in the fall when they try to move indoors for warmth. Once they are in your home, they are very difficult to get rid of boxelder bugs. Have a boxelder bug infestation in Buffalo Area or nearby? Fox Pest Control provides boxelder bug removal in Buffalo Area and offers a home protection plan to help you control boxelder bugs and other pests year-round in Buffalo Area.

Contact your local Buffalo Area boxelder bug control exterminators at (716) 801-4668 or email us for a free inspection, same-day service*, and a 100% guarantee. Getting rid of boxelder bugs in Buffalo Area, NY has never been so easy!

Signs of a Boxelder Bug Infestation in Buffalo Area, NY

Boxelder bugs usually gather in large clumps, making them easy to spot. If you’re not sure if you have Boxelder bugs, here are a couple of the most common signs that boxelder bug exterminators in Buffalo Area look for:


Large gatherings or clumps of bugs on the sides of houses, cars, windows, window wells, or trees.


Boxelder bugs produce liquid feces which will stain brown or a dark yellow color. Look for signs of this on carpets, doorframes, windows, and windowsills.

Things You Should Know About Boxelder Bugs in Buffalo Area, NY

  • Boxelder bug exterminators categorize box elder bugs as nuisance pests.
  • The bug’s lifestyle makes it difficult to get rid of boxelder bugs.
  • Sometimes mistaken for beetles, these bugs stay warm and hibernate inside the walls and crevices of homes in the Buffalo Area area.
  • In late March or early April, the adults come out of hibernation to lay eggs.
  • Once the boxelder eggs hatch, the new nymphs mature and mate in order to lay more eggs, perpetuating the boxelder bug infestation cycle. (Yes, we also provide box elder nymph control in/near Buffalo Area, NY.)
  • If you don’t catch these bugs early, you’ll have a full-fledged boxelder bug infestation on your hands.
  • Killing them yourself is not the answer. Let the professionals help. Call (716) 801-4668 or email us for a free inspection, same-day service*, and a 100% guarantee.

Helpful Boxelder Bug Prevention Tips:

  • Ensuring seals around doors, windows and foundations in homes around Buffalo Area is important.
  • Make sure door and window screens are in good condition, as well.
  • To temporarily get rid of boxelder bugs in a certain area of your home, you can vacuum them up and seal the contents in the freezer overnight. They won’t survive the cold temperatures.

How Do I Get Rid of Boxelder Bugs Near Buffalo Area, NY?

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How to Get Rid of Box Elder bugs | Fox Pest Control

You've probably seen them,

those super annoying red-and-black flying bugs that come swarming in the spring or fall.

We're talking about Box Elder bugs.

Most often, they're looking for a warm place to hang out for the winter.

Box Elder Bugs know how to slip in under your siding,

or around your doors and windows.

They can nest in your walls and lay their eggs,

so come springtime, they're back by the thousands.

They're hard to get rid of too —

box elder bugs stink if you squish them,

and can leave a messy, yellow stain on your furniture or carpet.

Other pests and rodents don't even want to eat them because they smell so bad.

If you think box elder bugs are lurking around your home,

don't try to handle it yourself.

Just give us a call, and one of our friendly experts will come out that same day

to track down those stinky pests and customize a plan to get rid of them for good.

All of our Pest Pros are licensed, certified and insured,

so you can rest at ease knowing that you're in good hands.

And here's the best part:

All of our work is 100% guaranteed.

That means if the box elder bugs do return,

we'll come back and service them for free.

So call us today for a free quote and free same-day inspection.

Why not have one less thing to worry about?

Fox Pest Control. No Bugs. Simply Better.

FAQs About Boxelder Bug Control in Buffalo Area, NY

Why should I get rid of boxelder bugs in Buffalo Area, NY?

Boxelder bugs crawl into the wall voids of your home during the winter to stay warm. Even though they aren’t dangerous, eventually they could create a massive infestation throughout your house in Buffalo Area. Call Fox Pest Control at (716) 801-4668 or email us for a free inspection, same-day service*, and a 100% guarantee.

How do I know if I have a major infestation of boxelder bugs in Buffalo Area?

You know you have to get rid of box elder bugs if you see them crawling out of electrical wall outlets, ceiling lights or fans, or other cracks inside the house. If you're looking for Buffalo Area boxelder beetle control near you, call (716) 801-4668 or email us for a free inspection, same-day service*, and a 100% guarantee.

Do boxelder bugs bite and are boxelder bugs dangerous?

Boxelder bugs don’t usually bite. They can’t transmit disease, don’t eat or contaminate our food, and box elders don’t cause structural damage. But box elder bugs (also known as simply "elder bugs") can be a significant nuisance when congregating in large numbers in and around your Buffalo Area home. If you're looking for elder bug control in/near Buffalo Area, call (716) 801-4668 or email us for a free inspection, same-day service*, and a 100% guarantee

How does Fox Pest Control treat boxelder bugs in Buffalo Area, NY?

When a Fox Pest Control technician comes, they will inspect your property, make an assessment based on the Boxelder bug activity, and implement a unique treatment plan tailored to your needs. Get started by calling (716) 801-4668 or emailing us for a free inspection, same-day service*, and a 100% guarantee.

What products does Fox use to get rid of boxelder bugs?

Each situation is different, and we may use different products in different cases. For example, we might use a boxelder bug spray. You can speak to our customer service representatives at (716) 801-4668 (or email us) for a detailed list of products used during your boxelder bug treatment program.

Can I get rid of boxelder bugs in Buffalo Area, NY by myself?

Non-professional products (like boxelder bug spray or other box elder bug killer) could kill a few bugs, but force the rest to hide in deeper cracks and crevices, thereby further entrenching themselves in your Buffalo Area home and worsening the problem. The most effective way to get rid of a box elder bug infestation in Buffalo Area is with Fox Pest Control. Call (716) 801-4668 or email us for a free inspection, same-day service*, and a 100% guarantee.

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When your doorbell rings in Buffalo Area, you can feel confident your Fox Pest Control Technician is thoroughly screened and trained.
  • We insist on a triple check screening process to ensure the safety of our customers.
  • All Technicians undergo a drug screening and driving record review.
  • Fox Pest Control Technicians also complete extensive training in the classroom and on the job with an experienced mentor before servicing alone.
  • You'll always feel comfortable and safe with Fox Pest Control.
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If a Fox Pest Control customer has an infestation of covered pests in their Buffalo Area, NY home or business between regularly scheduled Home Protection Plan treatments, we will come back and perform targeted treatments to get rid of the pest at no charge. If Fox Pest Control cannot resolve the problem after three such targeted treatments, we will cheerfully refund the customer’s last monthly subscription fee, as long as all other terms of the agreement have been met.

And if you see any pest activity between your regularly scheduled treatments, simply give our Buffalo Area office a call; we'll come back at no additional charge.

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