Andrew McElroy remembers getting calls from homeowners about stink bugs and then finding thousands of the tiny critters hiding under house siding or in various cracks or crevices.
“We’d move the siding, and you couldn’t see the brick underneath because it was covered in stink bugs,” he said.
But so far this fall, McElroy, owner of Best Pest Control of Reading, said the shield-shaped bugs with pointy antennae are leaving homeowners alone.
“I don’t think they’re as prevalent as they had been maybe two years ago,” McElroy said. “The jury’s still out. But I can’t recall a situation where I’m seeing a thousand stink bugs like I did a few years ago.”
Editor’s note: Some very interesting reading from our friends over at the Golden Cockroach in Pottstown!
Sharingcertain characteristics with vampires, this member of the cimicidae family of insects is always an uninvited guest that moves into your home unannounced – takes up residence in your bed (your sanctuary) – and multiplies like crazy…
the right answer will give you no points, no dollars and whole lot of hassle. Let’s talk about sshhhhhhhhhh bed bugs. The conversation will be most effective if it includes Borough leaders, School leaders, County, State leaders each and every landlord / tenant / homeowner / business.