Ladybugs are attracted to light-colored, older homes and south-facing rooms. After a few days of cooler temperatures, ladybugs will appear in large groups once temperatures return to the mid-60s and swarm onto the sides of warm buildings. Buildings with cracks or crevices invite infestation in between walls, siding, and indoors, especially attics.
Beware of the Ladybug Home Invasion Although a ladybug is a relatively harmless insect, they can occassionally show up in overwhelming numbers to hibernate in your home for the winter. Although a ladybug is a relatively harmless insect, they can occassionally show up in overwhelming numbers to hibernate in your home for the winter.
I started to feel like I was in one of those silly documentary style horror films It was just a normal fall day at the farm where I volunteerwhen I started noticing the lady bugs
That's why most ladybug infestations occur during the fall months. As it turns out, the ladybugs are attracted to light colors, including the color white. They're also attracted to warm, south-facing rooms. So, chances are each fall ladybugs will find their way to the light-colored walls on the south side of your home.
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Are you seeing an infestation of lady bugs around your home?? We have received a few comments and questions about lady bugs showing up in people's homes, yards, window sills and really all over