Insects

Fall Season Pests: Highlighting the Stink Bug


As summer comes to a close and fall begins, be on the lookout for invasive pests known as stink bugs. These pests are expected to have larger populations this fall, which can increase your risk of an infestation. The following information can help you identify these bugs and determine if you need NJ pest control service to handle them.

What Do Stink Bugs Look Like?

Stink bugs are brown bugs with a body shaped like a shield. These bugs sometimes gather on the sides of homes in fall, but you might also see them in other places in and around your home or yard.

What Problems Do They Cause?

Stink bugs aren’t likely to cause property damage, although they can be harmful to crops and gardens. They don’t bite or sting people or pets, and they won’t ruin your food supplies. The main problem they cause is giving off a foul smell when they are crushed. They can also invade homes in large numbers.

How to Deal with Stink Bugs

Avoid crushing them if you see them in your home, since this causes them to emit a foul odor. Instead, use a vacuum cleaner to pick them up. For large infestations, you should have pest control experts treat your home. This can help prevent stink bugs from becoming an even worse problem in your home.

If you need NJ pest control service for stinks bugs in your home, please contact Allison Pest Control. Our pest control professionals can treat your home for these nuisance bugs.

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