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At Ehrlich, we’ve been helping and advising people on how to get rid of stink bugs on their property since the invasive species was first identified in Allentown, Pennsylvania. in 2001. Our state-certified and licensed technicians can offer practical advice and effective treatments.
The most common type of stink bug that most residents or business owners have to deal with every years it the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug. They were brought over to this country from overseas and quickly spread. They come out in the fall and will consume juices from vegetables, which can create costly destruction of produce and gardeners.
Stink bugs get their name from the smell they give off if they are handled or if they are crushed. It is meant by the insects to defend themselves from predators.
Although there are many stink bug traps and insecticides available on the market, these only capture the bugs and don’t help to prevent them from entering your home. We offer a stink bug solution that will create a barrier around your property. Your technician will also help you identify and address stink bug entry points. Contact us for information about treatments.
Your first priority should be to look for entry points into your home. Possible entrances include underneath siding, around door and window frames, utility pipes, chimneys.
You can help to prevent stink bug invasions by doing the following:
There are several stink bug traps available online and other areas. Some DIY stink bug trap methods have been popularized on internet as well. These attempt to trap the stink bugs so that they can be removed from the property and released. However, this does pose a risk of attracting more stink bugs or causing them to release the stench that can make your home or building smell.
A professional stink bug expert will know the correct method to remove the stink bugs that are currently infesting your property or garden and offer solutions to prevent them from returning.
There are also several stink bug repellents and methods available online. Many of them use chemicals that are meant to be offensive and repellent to stink bugs to keep them away from people and property. There are also natural stink bug solutions out there, but Ehrlich cannot vouch for any of these solutions. They may be effective for a limited time or not effective in a way that completely removes the stink bugs from your property.
Any insect repellent would need to be applied and then re-applied to be effective. Ehrlich provides solutions that will look at the entire picture of your property to get rid of stink bugs and prevent stink bugs from returning.
If you do find stink bugs in your home, you can:
Our stink bug solutions include:
Call Ehrlich today at 1-800-837-5520 or contact us online to arrange a FREE inspection of your home or business.
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