Chinch Bug Control
Local homeowners know that the most damaging insect pest of turf grass is the chinch bug. They can rapidly damage a lawn and cause widespread vegetation death. They are a major local pest and they cause a great deal of damage in the area. On The Go Services, LLC is licensed and experienced in exterminating a vast array of insects, including chinch bugs. We have been controlling chinch bugs in lawns for more than 20 years. Put our experience to work for you and regain control of your yard.
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How to Know if you Have Chinch Bugs
There are several telltale signs that you have chinch bugs living in your grass. They tend to cause a great deal of damage in a short period of time. If you are noticing yellowing patches that are quickly expanding and turning brown, there is a good chance they were caused by chinch bugs. Initially, the spots may appear to be caused by drought or lack of water, especially in areas that receive full sun.
Call On The Go Services, LLC if you suspect that you have cinch bugs. Stopping chinch bugs early is the key to saving your lawn. If left untreated, entire yards can be devastated in short order. Call the pest control experts today at (240) 696-3011 for a free quote on exterminating chinch bugs before they get out of control.
How and When to Eliminate Chinch Bugs
In most cases, chinch bugs are most active during the warmest months. Because the local weather is often warm, local residents can see them for a large portion of the year. Calling On The Go Services, LLC if you suspect that you have chinch bugs is your best weapon against infestation, which often leads to the need for sod replacement if not addressed quickly. There are a couple of natural predators of chinch bugs, such as the big-eyed bug, which is harmless to your lawn. Unfortunately, they are not commercially available for purchase. The next best approach, and the one taken by On The Go Services, LLC is through chemical control. Since 2000, On The Go Services, LLC has effectively used pesticides to control chinch bugs.
The best option is to schedule routine, preventive comprehensive insect control several times per year. This is the most inexpensive and effective method to control a wide variety of lawn pests. If you've got an infestation of chinch bugs and time is of the essence, On The Go Services, LLC technicians will recommend a more targeted approach with spot treatments where the chinch bugs are found in large quantities. If the bugs are pervasive, it is not realistic to spot treat the entire yard, and sod replacement may be needed.