HOW TO IDENTIFY AN LADYBUG INFESTATION
Appearance – Ladybugs are normally no larger then a millimeter in size. The body of a ladybug is normally red with black dots but can sometimes be a darker orange or even light yellow at times. Another characteristic to help identify if it is a ladybug is the shape of an “M” behind their head.
Behavior – Ladybugs will be most active during the warmer months and will be see flying around. Ladybugs will tend to seek shelter in colder months within your windows and other places where they can still benefit from the suns heat. Ladybugs are mostly beneficial insects that eat aphids, mealybugs and other insects.
While ladybugs are beneficial in the garden, they are not welcome when they decide to share your home, especially when it is a large number.
This is why calling us for ladybug control would be the next step. We will be able to provide ladybug extermination to the areas of your house where the ladybug infestation is located, and then effectively eliminate the problem.
WHY YOU MIGHT HAVE LADYBUGS
Ladybugs become a problem in particular when they move inside our homes in search of warmth and protection over winter. Common reasons they get inside the home is due to cracks in caulk or seals around windows and doors. Attics, overhang vents, and roofs can also allow access for the ladybug if there are any damaged areas or cracks. A ladybug exterminator can determine where your ladybugs are coming from and where they are nesting. We can perform effective ladybug control and keep the ladybug infestation from taking over your property and home.
REASONS TO TREAT YOUR LADYBUG INFESTATION IMMEDIATELY
While ladybugs pose no risk to humans, any more then the occasional one wandering into your home is unwanted. Especially when they become an infestation and begin swarming in the warmer weather.
Sealing up cracks in your home are first steps you can take to discourage further ladybug problems. Calling our professional ladybug extermination team can ensure that successful ladybug control takes place and that your home and property are ladybug free.