Everyone looks forward to getting cozy in front of the fire in winter, and a fireplace is surely a handy thing to have–it lets you keep your energy bills down while keeping your home’s temperature up! However, the location and placement of your firewood could be attracting pests to your home and posing some real threats.
Stink Bugs are another pest that finds its way into your home to over-winter seeking warmth and food. They are not harmful they are just an annoyance.
Here are some tips to prevent stink bugs from entering your home:
One of the most common pests that over-winter in homes is the asian lady beetle. These beetles enter our homes by the thousands thru every possible crack, crevice and opening that they can find. They congregate in warm places such as attics, ceilings and wall voids then exit into the living areas of the home.