Boxelder bugs take their name from boxelder trees, where they are commonly found. Boxelder bugs are native to the western portion of the United States. For homeowners in these areas, boxelder bugs present the biggest nuisance when they enter the home in winter and stay there throughout the colder months. Boxelder bugs are sometimes found in sheds and garages as well as the home.
Boxelder bugs are most often found in warm areas of the house. They protect themselves by living in cracks and crevices where they are sheltered and warm. Boxelder bugs can be a particular problem during the change in seasons, when they can invade homes in large numbers. They like to hide in walls where insulation keeps them safe.
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