Boxelder bug on a granite countertop

Why Are There So Many Boxelder Bugs Around My Home?

Boxelder bugs congregate near homes to stay warm, seek shelter, and remain close to food. They’re attracted to sunny, heat-reflecting surfaces like windows, concrete, and homes with southern or western…

Boxelder Bug swarm on wood

Why Do Boxelder Bugs Come Back in Spring?

Starting in early spring, boxelders re-emerge from their overwintering sites to feed and mate. The bugs re-appear so quickly every spring because they often find their overwintering sites around homes…