Boxelder Bugs are a nuisance pest that are commonly found wherever box elder 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. That’s where we come in: Fox Pest Control offers a home protection plan to help you control boxelder bugs and other pests year round in Northern VA.
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 exterminators look for in Northern VA.
Large gatherings or clumps of bugs on the sides of houses, cars, windows, window wells, or trees.
Boxelder bugs produce a liquid feces which will stain brown or a dark yellow color. Look for signs of this on carpets, doorframes, windows and windowsills.
Your technician will conduct a thorough boxelder bug inspection of your home/property and provide a customized boxelder bug treatment plan that will be most effective for your situation.
You will receive a detailed report of the service provided and helpful recommendations to remain boxelder bug free.
We come back regularly throughout the year to ensure the boxelder bugs don’t come back. If you see any boxelder bug activity between your regularly-scheduled service, simply give us a call. We’ll come back for free!
Fox Pest Control provides boxelder bug control services in Northern VA and the surrounding areas, including:
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.
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 Northern VA.
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.
Boxelder bugs don’t bite; they can’t transmit disease; they don’t eat or contaminate our food; and they don’t cause structural damage. But they can be a significant nuisance when congregating in large numbers in and around your Northern VA home..
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.
Each situation is different, and we may use different products in different cases. You can speak to our customer service representatives for a detailed list of products used during your treatment program.
The most effective way to get rid of a box elder bug infestation is with Fox Pest Control. Non-professional products could kill a few bugs but force the rest to hide in deeper cracks and crevices, thereby further entrenching themselves in your Northern VA home and worsening the problem.
If a Fox Pest Control customer has an infestation of covered pests in their Northern VA 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 Northern VA office a call; we'll come back at no additional charge.
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