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Box Elder Bug Control

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Box Elder Bugs Removal

We’re a full service pest control company with over 20 years of experience in the Chicagoland Area. We understand box elders and that they must be handled in a delicate matter. Our methods will eliminate the bugs completely and we only use pet-safe and human-safe options.

Box elder bugs feed extensively on Ashleaf Maple trees and can cause the leaves to mottle or drop off the tree. If smashed, they will leave a red or purple stain, which can ruin curtains, carpet, clothing or any other material.

Box Elder Bugs can hurt these trees by sucking up the sap and weakening the tree. The damage they can cause is usually due to the fecal matter or when they’re smashed.

Box Elder bugs are found in large quantities in the fall season around trees and the exterior of homes. The Ashleaf Maple tree is actually known as the Box Elder tree because it attracts so many of the bugs. The bugs are about a half inch in size and usually come on dark brown or black colors with red markings on their wings.

Throughout the summer months, these bugs feed on the seeds found in the Ashleaf Maple trees and they are often found on the ground around these trees.

During the cooler months of the fall and winter, they migrate to indoor locations for protection.

Residents may find them in clusters around the outside of their house and they tend to get into the crevices and cracks of the property. Eventually they will work into the walls and they may even move into the interior. If you need the help of a specialist to deal with an overpopulation of box elder bugs, Bigfoot Pest Control can provide the right non-toxic solution for your needs.

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One of the more difficult problems that a homeowner may face is an issue with pests. They tend to invade the home when we least expect it and once they get a foothold, it can be very difficult to remove them. Fortunately, you can call on the professional services of Bigfoot Pest Control to care for the issue. We have the experience necessary to care for this unfortunate problem and to do so in an eco-friendly, effective and safe manner.In our area of Illinois, there are many different types of pests that can become a problem. The following is a short list of some of the more common issues that homeowners may face. Rest assured, each of these issues can be corrected and we make your problems our priority.Our pest control extermination services cover a wide area, including Arlington Heights, Elgin, Naperville, and Wheaton. We use only certified, licensed and experienced pest removal technicians so you can rest assured that you are in good hands when you contact us. We are committed to solving the problems that you are experiencing and we carry both the chemicals and tools to offer this quality service to all who have a need.

Mice Rats & Rodents

One of the more common issues that many homeowners face is a problem with mice. They get into the home and they can spend a considerable amount of time in the area before you realize they are a problem. Mice are not only unwelcome visitors, they can also pose a serious danger to you and your family. The waste that mice leave behind can spread bacteria to your food and on all surfaces of the home. They may even be the source of asthma attacks in young children. Mice can cause a lot of problems but you can rest assured that we can clear them from your home effectively.

Termite Inspections

Termites are another issue that many homeowners face and they can be in the home for quite some time before they are discovered. The problem with termites is not only in the fact that they are unwelcome, it's the damage that they can do to the home. Termites are relentless and they can chew through a tremendous amount of wood in a short amount of time. In addition, they can tunnel through the wood, harming the integrity of your home in additional ways. A termite inspection can identify the problem and then we can discuss the potential ways of treating the issue.

Ants

A number of different types of ants can be a problem in Illinois and they tend to come into the home to seek an easy source of both food and water. Pharaoh and pavement ants are sometimes a problem and they can be difficult to control without professional help. Carpenter ants, on the other hand, are a serious issue and they can destroy almost as much wood in the structure of the home as termites. We have 20 years of experience fighting ants in the area. Let us put our experience to work for you.

Bed Bugs

There is perhaps no other type of insect that causes more concern than bed bugs. They are more of a problem than most people realize and if you have an infestation, you certainly are not alone. Bed bugs can be a serious problem and they are virtually impossible for a homeowner to remove. We can come to your home, identify the problem and go to work to remove the infestation. The good news is, you can get immediate relief from the bugs with the very first treatment. Don't sleep another night with these unwelcome visitors. Our four-part treatment program is affordable and effective.

Spiders

Spiders are not only a problem for many homeowners in the Illinois area, they are also the cause of some significant fear as well. Arachnophobia, which is a fear of spiders, is one of the most common types of phobias. Fortunately, you don't have to be afraid of spiders in your home any longer. We are the premier spider extermination solution in the area and we not only help to remove them from inside of the home, we even spray the exterior of the home to keep them from coming inside again. Spider control presents some rather unique issues but you can rest assured that our experienced specialists will be able to eradicate them from your home.

Bees

These are very common and helpful insects but they can be a real problem when they get into the home. Of course, nobody wants to be stung by a bee but in some cases, allergies could make a problem with a single bee sting deadly. This is not something that you want to face on your own and fortunately, Bigfoot Pest Control can come to your home and take care of the problem for you. A number of different types of bees may be an issue in our area of Illinois, including bumblebees, carpenter bees, honeybees, and Yellowjackets. Some of these types of bees can cause significant damage to your home along with some very painful stings.

Wasps

Like bees, wasps can produce a very painful problem for homeowners but they have unique issues that are different than what you may experience with bees. They can also cause an allergic reaction when they sting, damage the home and some types of wasps can be extremely aggressive. It can be dangerous to try to remove wasps from your home and trying to spray them could end up causing them to aggressively turn on you and sting you. It is better for you to leave this job to a professional and we can handle it for you.

Cockroaches

Although no homeowner wants any type of insect inside of their home, it seems as if most homeowners have a particular hatred for cockroaches. They can enter the home very easily, perhaps through a grocery bag or even by simply walking through the front door. Once they are inside, they multiply quickly and they have the potential for spreading germs and diseases. In addition, a problem with cockroaches can be extremely invasive and by the time you see them scurrying about, the issue is likely so large that they have a strong foothold on your property.Cockroaches live a long time and they can survive almost anything that a homeowner would throw in their direction. That is why it takes a professional service to care for this issue. Our professional technicians can handle a cockroach invasion and they can take proactive measures to ensure that every last one is removed from your home. If you're serious about the removal of roaches, it's time to give us a call.Many of the issues that you may face as a homeowner as far as pest-control is concerned is more than simply a one-step process. It is not only a matter of removing the bugs from the home, it's a matter of keeping them from coming back again. That is why Bigfoot Pest Control offers an ongoing maintenance service to come to your home, treat the area and detect any additional problems that may be occurring.Bugs can cause so many problems and certainly, they are unwelcome in any home. When you contact us, you are getting more than a common pest control service. You are getting somebody who takes their work seriously and takes pride in ensuring that your home will be bug-free from that point forward.