The Stink Bug lives outdoors, but they may occasionally enter homes because of their large numbers. In terms of structural pest control, they are relatively harmless, as they don’t bite or sting. They are ugly, smell, and can be a nuisance because of their large populations.
Mechanical exclusion is the best method to keep stink bugs from entering homes and buildings.
Exterior applications of an appropriately labeled insecticides may offer some minor relief from infestations where the task of completely sealing the exterior is difficult or impossible.