Stink bugs are often attracted to homes in the autumn because they are seeking a warm place to spend the winter. Because they are attracted to light, it is best to keep porch lights off at night and to draw the shades. D... More »

Rid your home of stink bugs by blocking their means of entry, using insecticides, trapping them or rubbing all window screens with scented dryer sheets. Vacuuming is not recommended because the odor will remain in the va... More » Home & Garden Pest Control Invasive Insects

Most stink bugs are plant feeders and eat house plants. Plant-eating stink bugs also feed on weeds, grass, a variety of fruit and vegetables, and field crops like sorghum and cotton. A few species of stink bugs do not fe... More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes Houseplants

Stink bugs infest a house by entering through cracks and small openings or voids, usually in the late summer, according to Orkin. The bugs enter homes at this time because they are seeking shelter from the winter months,... More » Home & Garden Pest Control Invasive Insects

To exterminate stink bugs, remove weeds, cover garden plants, drown adult bugs, crush egg clusters, spray remaining bugs with pesticide, and place a residual protectant around the landscape perimeter. The supplies you ne... More » Home & Garden Pest Control Invasive Insects

Stink bugs, also known as shield bugs, appear similar because of the flat, shield-like shape of their bodies. There are several species of stink bugs, each with its own unique markings. More » Pets & Animals Bugs

Stink bugs are a type of brown or gray insect with shield-shaped bodies that have large scent glands, which produce a specific odor and are located on the bug's abdomen and underside of the thorax. Stink bugs often feed ... More » Home & Garden Pest Control Invasive Insects