Lady Bugs (Asian Lady Bird Beetles)

How can I avoid lady bugs?

These lady bugs (Asian lady bird beetles) can be a nuisance as they invade homes and offices to spend the winter.  They can not be tolerated in hospitals or food processing facilities because they are seen as a contaminant.  Recent studies have confirmed some people are allergic to exposure to lady bugs and suffer nasal congestion, asthma, and eye irritation. For sensitive individuals, Enviroguard pest management professionals can offer exclusion and other preventive chemical measures to reduce and eliminate these populations which tend to start in late summer to early fall.  Caulk cracks around doors and windows to exclude these lady bugs.  Vacuum the lady bugs rather than touching them.  Most of the allergens are in the yellowish stain the beetles secrete when they are disturbed.