Stink Bug

Brown Marmorated stink bugs were originally brought to the United States from Asia. They first emerged on the eastern side of the country in the late 1990s and are now widespread throughout the west coast as well as in Texas, Arizona, and New Mexico.

These stinky bugs emit a smelly odor when smashed or disrupted and are typically brownish grey in color and walk with six legs. They are typically about ¾ of an inch in length and they feed on fruit and other vegetation.


Pest Description

Stink Bug Habits

When winter approaches, they seek shelter from the cold weather and this is typically when stink bugs infest homes and buildings. During the warm summer months, they are known to overrun areas outside of homes in overwhelming numbers.

Stink Bug Threat

When stink bugs emerge and multiply they can cause many problems. They are notorious for ransacking gardens and agriculture. These bugs are not aggressive towards humans however their presence in your home or yard can be a major annoyance and inconvenience.

Stink Bug Prevention & Control

Effective stink bug prevention begins by inspecting your property for possible openings such as cracks around doors, windows, and siding. Any questionable openings should be resealed with a top of the line caulking. A seasoned pest professional has a trained eye and will identify any potential openings that need to be addressed. Broken or damaged screen doors should also be taken care of.

If you are currently dealing with a stink bug problem, using a vacuum can help in preventing serious odor while waiting for stink bug exterminators to come to eliminate the problem. After vacuuming, be sure to toss out the bag to avoid the odor from taking over your home.

For fast and effective stink bug control in the Las Vegas and Henderson, NV areas call Enviro Pest today. Their removal is always best left to licensed stink bug exterminators to get the job done right the first time. The professional exterminators with Enviro Pest implement eco-friendly pest removal strategies to rid you of that stink bug problem in a hurry.