Stink Bugs

Stink Bugs: What you need to know

Identifying Characteristics

  • Stink Bugs measure about ½ – 1 inches in length
  • Their backs resemble a shield or trapezoid
  • They are usually brown or green

Active Season

  • Stink Bugs are mainly active from Spring to Fall but can occasionally be found indoors year-round

Interesting Facts

  • When disturbed these bugs emit an anti-predatorial odor that some humans find foul, hence the name “Stink Bug”
  • The Stink Bug population has significantly increased throughout North America in the past few years

Cause for Concern

  • Stink Bugs are mainly seen as a nuisance and have a foul odor when threatened
  • They can damage many types of crops so the negative effect is more widely seen amongst farmers

Town & Country Can Help

Customer Preparation

  • Stink Bug treatments are both interior and exterior. We will treat any known areas of concern, so please be sure to have those areas accessible. People and pets will need to remain out of the house for 1 hour

Our Guarantee

  • Town & Country Pest Solutions offers a guarantee that is above the industry average on every pest that we treat. Please contact our office for specific guarantee offers

Contact Us Immediately

If you have any evidence or any suspicion that this pest is around your property do NOT hesitate to contact us before the problem gets out of control.

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Stink Bug Media Gallery

At Town & Country Pest Solutions we have gone through great lengths to better understand the pests that we encounter. Photos and videos have been an important tool in our research and we have included them here to help you “identify your pest.”

All our images and video are copyright and are property of Town & Country Pest Solutions. Do not duplicate without written permission. Email our on-staff photographer, Ryan, if you would like permission to use or purchase any of our media.

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