4 Fall Pests To Look Out For In Maryland

4 Fall Pests To Look Out For In Maryland

With shorter days and cooler weather, Autumn is a great time to cuddle up under a blanket with a warm drink and relax. Unfortunately, plenty of pests also like to cuddle up in warm places this time of year — particularly in your home! Drawn to the warmth and possibly the lure of food and water, many of our multi-legged friends are simply looking for an excellent place to hole up for the winter. Here are four bugs, in particular, that might find their way inside.

Stop Stinkbugs From Invading Your Home This Fall

Stop Stinkbugs From Invading Your Home This Fall

For homeowners, stinkbugs are generally more of an unpleasant nuisance. Though they can do significant damage to gardens, they are harmless to both humans and structures. That said, if you see them in substantial numbers, you might have a problem.

What Pests Are Active in the Winter?

What Pests Are Active in the Winter?

Maryland winters can be highly unpredictable. Some years, it’s like we’re living in a frozen, snowy wasteland. Other years, it’s like winter in Florida. Depending on the weather and temperatures, the types of bugs you might see in and around your house can vary. For example, in past years, milder winters have resulted in early appearances of stink bugs and odorous house ants.

It’s Stinkbug Season Again. Here’s What You Need to Know.

It’s Stinkbug Season Again. Here’s What You Need to Know.

Fall weather is almost here, and for many of us that means raking leaves, pumpkin spice everything, and stinkbugs. That’s right, everyone’s least favorite fall invader will soon arrive (if they haven’t already). While stinkbugs aren’t particularly dangerous to humans, they aren’t exactly pleasant to have around. After all, they’re called stinkbugs for a reason.

How To Stop A Stink Bug Invasion In Its Tracks

How To Stop A Stink Bug Invasion In Its Tracks

What’s brown, stinky, and wants to come into your home? It’s the aptly named brown marmorated stink bug, of course! Typically living outdoors when it’s warmer, as soon as September rolls around the stink bugs love to come inside to find comfort in your home. Unfortunately, that can make things a little uncomfortable for us humans.

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