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Stink bugs are an unsightly and smelly pest. They are not native to the US and were first discovered in Allentown, PA in 1996. Since than stink bugs have rapidly spread to San Jose and other states becoming a nuisance to homeowners and a bane to farmers whose crops they destroy.
Stink bugs do not sting but can bite and do emit an unpleasant odor when disturbed. They wreak havoc not just on farmers plants, but on homeowners gardens. When it gets cold out they will find their way inside of your home.
Aptive Environmental proudly provides expert pest control and Stink Bug extermination in San Jose.
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Two Easy Ways To Identify A Stink Bug Infestation
- The most common way of identifying you have a stink bug problem is by seeing them. Outside, they will often gather on the siding of your home itself. Once the cold weather comes and they get inside you’ll see them on walls and windows trying to get out or flying around light fixtures.
- Stink bugs emit a foul odor that some say smells like cilantro.
Pests Commonly Confused with Stink Bugs
Stink bug is actually a common term to describe the bug that is of most nuisance to home owners in North Carolina, but their full name is the brown marmorated stink bug. These bugs can be confused with other stink bugs, ones that are native to North Carolina and the US.
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What Do Stink Bugs Look Like?
- Stink bugs are about ⅝ inch long and wide, with the shape of their body resembling that of a shield.
- They are various shades of brown on both the top and undersides, with gray, off-white, black, copper, and blueish markings. Markings include alternating light bands on the antennae and alternating dark bands on the thin outer edge of the abdomen.
Stink bugs are a serious agricultural pest causing extensive damage to fruit crops. They are also a nuisance to homeowners when they enter homes in search of shelter. When disturbed stink bugs will emit a foul odor that some say smells like cilantro.
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How Do You Get Stink Bugs?
Stink bugs are most likely to invade homes in the fall when autumn evenings become colder. They will enter under siding, into soffits, around window and door frames, or any other space which has openings big enough to fit through.
Hazards Of Not Treating Stink Bugs
Reasons To Treat Your Stink Bug Problem Immediately
- If left untreated stink bugs can ravage the plants in your outdoor garden. They have no natural predator in North Carolina and so will eat through your garden quickly.
- Stink bugs can be a major nuisance inside the home due to their unsightly appearance crawling about walls and fluttering around light fixtures.
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When you call Aptive Environmental you’re calling a locally owned and operated company; we service the community we live in. We value your time, so when you call you’ll speak to a live operator and we’ll schedule a service time that is convenient for you.
Each of our technicians is carefully screened during a lengthy interview process. We background check all employees and make them undergo extensive classroom and on the job training before they can service homes by themselves. When your doorbell rings, you can be confident that Aptive Environmental has sent a true professional to your home.
Aptive Environmental provides a zero obligation, free estimate. Our certified technicians will take the time and care to thoroughly explain treatment options, pricing and what is best for your situation. We believe in professional service that is convenient as well as effective.
We Exterminate Sting Bugs In Three Steps!
- Inspect – We will conduct a thorough home inspection to identify the source of your Stink Bug problem.
- Customize – We work with you to customize our Home Protection Plan to ensure that the Sting Bugs are exterminated now, and that you are protected in the future against Sting Bugs and other pests invading your home and property.
- Eliminate – Get rid of the Sting Bugs for good.
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What To Expect From Our Treatment
Target The Source: First we identify and target the source of your pest problem with our custom treatment.
Inside Treatment: We then treat the baseboards inside all rooms including the kitchen, living room, bedrooms, bathrooms, basements, and garages. Wherever there is the possibility for a pest to enter your home or make residence, we create a barrier to protect you. We deploy a variety of techniques depending on what works best for your situation, including residual powder, gel, and bait.
Outside Treatment: We create a protective barrier around your home using a granular base around the foundation. We then treat windows and doors, as well as under siding, to keep the pests out. We will also place a granular bait in your flower and mulch beds so that bait is taken back to any potential nests, destroying them.
At Aptive Environmental, we guarantee our treatment plan for one full year. If any new Stink Bug problems or other covered pests, we will treat immediately and at no cost to you.
“Immediately” means you are our priority – not when we can fit you into our schedule.
The barriers we put in place to protect your home and family against pests will naturally break down over time. This is why over the course of the year we will regularly reapply treatments to ensure your home is protected. For more details on our treatment schedule read our Home Protection Plan page or give us a call.
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