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Ladybugs are regularly found in our area so you’re likely going to encounter them. While they’re not dangerous, they can become a headache for you and your loved ones. Therefore, it is pertinent to do something about the pest right away. Ladybugs are members of the Coccinellidae group. They range in size from 1/32 to ½ an inch and are primarily red or orange. Their antennas, heads, and legs are black. While there are 5,000 ladybug species around the world, only 450 or so are native to North America. Most ladybugs are harmless although a few species are classified as pests.
Remember that the Mall of America regularly uses ladybugs to get rid of certain pests. Ladybugs are great for removing aphids, mites, mealybugs, and scale insects. Release them in your garden to maintain a pest-free garden.
Why Do You Have Ladybugs?
You’re likely wondering why your home has become infested with ladybugs. Ultimately, this is a good question. Ultimately, ladybugs are overwintering pests. They want to enter your home so they can stay away from the cold weather outside. Ladybugs cannot survive when exposed to extreme temperatures. Therefore, it is pertinent to do something to keep them out. Once these bugs sneak into your home, it’ll be difficult to get rid of them.
Regardless ladybugs are going to enter your home because they’re overwintering pests.
Health Hazards & Ladybugs
Ladybugs are primarily going to be a nuisance in your home. They shouldn’t make anyone sick. However, there is one ladybug that can allegedly bite or nip. Even when it does, the ladybug is not strong enough to break your skin. Suffice to say, this isn’t something you’ll need to worry about. Ladybugs do not pose anyone to health hazards.
Getting Rid Of An Invasion Of Ladybugs
Don’t delay doing something about the invasion. If you don’t, you’ll have to live with these unwanted guests until spring. Thankfully, getting rid of them won’t be difficult. All you have to do is pick up the phone and call our office. Our technicians have been dealing with ladybug infestations for many years. Therefore, we’re confident that our experts will take care of the problem swiftly and conveniently. Call our office to get started. While you can try fixing it on your own, there is no central nest. Therefore, it will be too difficult for you to handle.
DIY Elimination Of Ladybugs
Many people like being in control from start to finish. If you fit into this group, you may contemplate doing it yourself. Although this is one option, it is not recommended. Instead, you should call our office. The problem with DIY methods is the fact that they’re unsafe and unreliable. Let a professional deal with it so you can guarantee that everyone is going to be safe.
We’re ready and willing to begin helping you. Don’t delay calling our office so we can help you fix this problem immediately. Call us. Once we’ve received your call, you’ll get one from us within 48 hours.
We aim to ensure that our clients receive safer treatments. We’re not going to do anything that could expose you or your loved ones to health risks. Instead, we’re going to eradicate the ladybugs using the best EPA-approved products. Our skilled technicians are adamant about keeping you safe. You can guarantee that they’ll achieve this goal.
Preventing Invasions Of Ladybugs
It is pertinent to prevent ladybugs from invading your home. It won’t be easy. Seal all small gaps, holes, and other entry points you can find. If they still find a way to sneak into your home, call our office. We’re always ready to help.