If you have bugs crawling around your windows, doors, eaves, and foundation you likely have a Boxelder Bug or Elm Seed Beetle infestation. These bugs can look similar to the untrained eye, and rightfully so. There are similarities in their behaviors such as where they accumulate, amount of bugs you see at once (dozens to hundreds) and at a glance even their looks are similar.
If you decide to have Pestify come out to service your home for a bug that you think may be either a Boxelder Bug or Elm Seed Beetle, it's very important that our technician identifies the difference so we know what product to choose, where to apply that product, and where to find the source of the issue so you can see lasting results. After treating hundreds of homes for these bugs we are confident we can help you out.
Color: Black, Orange, Red
Colony Size: 200 - 1,000+
Where: Shed, Windows, Garage Door, Siding, Boxelder Trees, Maple Trees
When: May, July - September
Elm Seed Beetle
Color: Black, Rust
Colony Size: 50 - 800
Where: Windows, Foundation, Siding, Elm Trees
When: July - August
If you have an infestation of one of these bugs we can help. Call (208) 351-7860 today.