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Auburndale Chinch Bug Control

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If you have St. Augustine grass in your yard, you may have chinch bugs. St. Augustine grass is very popular in Central Florida, but it is also the main source of food for chinch bugs, which can quickly kill your lawn. Country Boy Pest Control LLC. offers comprehensive services for chinch bug control in Auburndale and Lakeland.

If you have brown, dead spots on the lawn and suspect chinch bugs, call (863) 356-1616 for an inspection and free proposal for pest control services.

Saving Your Lawn from Destruction

Chinch bugs feed off the sap that is at the root of blades of St. Augustine grass. When chinch bugs begin to establish themselves in your yard, you will notice brown spots forming in the grass. After the bugs begin to feed, it may be too late. After a chinch bug infestation, it can be very difficult, if not impossible to recover your grass.

Things to know about chinch bugs include:

  • Their activity slows in the winter
  • Most destructive in the spring and summer months
  • Causing dead or dying patches of grass
  • Millions of dollars a year in treatments and sod replacement in Florida

These bugs tend to live in the thatch of the lawn, which is the layer of dead plant material that is found between the grass and the soil under your lawn. You can help prevent chinch bug infestations by preventing thatch buildup with regular mowing, watering, aeration, and fertilizing your lawn. The other way to prevent your lawn from being destroyed is to treat the problem right away.

Inspecting the Yard for Chinch Bugs

Chinch bugs can move in quickly and cause serious damage to your lawn. The best thing you can do is to identify the problem early and call for bug control in Auburndale as soon as you notice a problem. In the spring and summer months, when the bugs are most active, it is important to inspect your lawn weekly for any signs that the grass is turning brown.

Chinch bugs are often found in:

  • High sun areas
  • Along curbs
  • Beside driveways
  • Where the grass meets the sidewalk

Brown spots can have many causes, such as disease and lack of sufficient watering. If you see a brown spot, you can part the grass at the place where it is discolored and look for signs of mature chinch bugs. The best way to know for sure is to have a professional inspect your lawn for chinch bugs. We can inspect the lawn to identify the pests and recommend the most effective way to get rid of them.

Eliminating the Bugs & Restoring Your Lawn

The process of recovering your lawn involves effective chinch bug control in Auburndale followed by efforts to restore your lawn or replace the grass that has been completely destroyed. Acting immediately is the most effective way to prevent chinch bugs from totally invading and destroying your beautiful lawn. We can take care of everything your lawn may need.

At Country Boy Pest Control LLC., we offer effective pest control for your lawn and a variety of other lawn services. We can start by spraying your lawn for chinch bugs, other insects, diseases, and weeds. In addition, we offer fertilization services to help restore your lawn after the infestation has been resolved.

Please contact us today for prompt, reliable, and high-quality service that is customized to your needs.

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