Stinging Insects

stinging insectsThere are many local varieties of stinging insects that you may encounter including yellow jackets, bald faced hornets, bumble bees, carpenter bees, and more. An Eastern Yellow Jacket colony can contain as many as 5000+ individuals. While most of these insects are not actively looking to harm humans, stings occur regularly when they are found in or around homes or businesses. Bees, yellow jackets, and hornets will sting or bite any time they feel threatened, so having a professional exterminator address the infestation is the best way to have the insects removed without resulting in harm to you or others.

Stinging Insect-Related Damage and Health Risks

  • Nests and hives built in or around gutters and in ventilation ducts can affect the performance of those systems.
  • Stings are painful and result in swelling and sometimes infection.
  • Stings or contact with these insects can trigger allergic reactions, which can be life-threatening to certain individuals.

Our Stinging Insect Extermination Treatments

Hornets, yellow jackets, and wasps often form nests on or in buildings, trees, and in the ground. There are sprays, aerosols, and dusts that allow for treatment of each, dependent on the specific type of infestation. When honey bees are encountered, we will call local beekeepers to remove them safely. Carpenter bees often infest soffit, fascia, and wood siding. Dusts and aerosols are often the best solution for a preexisting infestation and traps can be beneficial in prevention. Physical adjustments, such as sealing the holes after treatment is also vital.

To learn more about our stinging insect infestation solutions or to schedule service, call or contact us today.