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Professional Stinkbug Pest Control In Santa Monica California

Stinkbugs get their name from a foul safety mechanism secretion. When the stinkbug becomes stressed or injured, it will emit the secretion to deter animals and humans from getting too close. The Brown Marmorated Stink Bug “BMSB” is better known as the stinkbug in Santa Monica. In fact, most people will freely admit they are unfamiliar with the technical term in reference to the stinkbug.

The stinkbug originates from Asia. The first US sightings were reported in Allentown, Pennsylvania in 1996, according to evidence. The adult grows up to 0.75 (¾) inches in length. The marmorated coloration and triangular-shaped plate make the insect highly identifiable.

The wings are covered with a shell-like material to protect the insect from injuries sustained during flight and combat. While the stinkbug is rarely provoked by one of its kind, predators are plentiful. A spray of its foul-smelling secretion is enough to deter predators from getting too close.

Why Is My Property Under A Stinkbug Attack?

Stinkbugs belong to an insect classification known as “overwintering pest.” The insects that belong to this classification spend the winter season in a dormant state known as overwintering. Instead of spending the winter outdoors in a deep sleep, the stinkbug does whatever is necessary to infiltrate buildings in search of a warm indoor hiding place.

Do Stinkbugs Carry Diseases Or Parasites?

No, stinkbugs are not disease-transmitting insects. The insect’s most intrusive characteristic is its foul odor. The secretion not only smells offensive, but also has properties that may stain the upholstery, drapery, and other materials.

If at all possible, it is crucial to not injure the stinkbug during the removal process. Doing so will result in an odor that you will never forget.

What Is The Most Recommended Pest Control Strategy For Stinkbugs?

Our professional-grade pest management is highly recommended by our exterminators and clients. We can customize a strategy specific to your stinkbug infestation. Our pest control is flexible, accessible, and doable. And, this is not to mention our competitive pricing. If you are concerned about cost, do not hesitate to submit a request for a consultation. This one-on-one meeting will provide you with adequate time to get to know our exterminators.

Will DIY Pesticide Offer Any Relief For Stinkbug Infestations?

DIY pest control consists of low-strength pesticides and insecticides that are not potent enough to eradicate more than a handful of stinkbugs with each treatment. If your goal is to achieve maximum results or full eradication in the shortest duration, professional pest control is a necessity.

Do You Offer Competitive Pricing For Your Professional Stinkbug Control?

Yes, we strive to keep our prices competitive with our top California-based competitors. Please feel free to request a free quote by submitting a request to our Santa Monica location. We can process your request the same day or the following day to ensure the speediest response.

When Should I Expect The Exterminator To Be Available For A Stinkbug Inspection?

We need up to 48 hours to process a stinkbug inspection service request. Our exterminators will contact you once your request is processed. You can select a date that will not cramp your schedule. Be sure to inquire about our same-day and emergency pest control services while you have the exterminator on the phone.

What Can I Do To Prevent A Repeat Stinkbug Infestation?

This first task to add to your pest control to-do list is eradicating all access points. Stinkbugs like all overwintering pests tend to infiltrate buildings via crevices and gaps between the entrance door threshold and floor, weak siding, improperly sealed basement vents, and window sills.

The second task should be to educate your family about stinkbug behavior and overwintering.

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