These bugs inject toxins into grass while extracting the juices from it
They thrive in sunny areas
Brown spots in the lawn with a surrounding light yellowish area indicate their presence
Lush St. Augustine grass is especially attractive to chinch bugs.
In the Spring, take special care of your lawn as chinch bugs are very common during this period. Most commonly found in St. Augustine grass these insects can cause extensive damage to your lawn. Treatment of chinch bugs should be done by a pest control professional as they are highly resistant to most insecticides.