Stinging Insects

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We offer full-scale stinging insect solutions. Whether you need inspection, preventative, or extermination services, you can count on us. We’ll do our best to resolve the problem before it worsens, and someone gets hurt. Remember that stinging insects can sting people. These pests are members of the Hymenoptera family. Strangely, ants belong to this category as well. While you’ll want to eliminate the ants around your home, remember that they’re beneficial pollinators. When you find them away from your dwelling, leave them alone.

Some of the most common stinging insects in our city are bald-faced hornets, paper wasps, honeybees, and carpenter bees. Some are dangerous while others are not. You’ll learn more about these pests below.

How To Identify Species

Once you’ve found stinging insects around your property, it is pertinent to find out what you’re dealing with. You have to identify the species before you can do anything. Use the information provided below to find out what you’re dealing with.

Paper Wasps

Paper wasps can be found in and around our city. They tend to be less aggressive than some of the other stinging insects in our area. Nevertheless, they can still sting people regularly. It is a good idea to stay away from their nests to avoid issues. Otherwise, you might experience a painful sting. They build small nests that are round. Their nests are generally found on fences and under eaves. Remember that our area is home to several paper wasp species. The most common is the European paper wasp and the Northern paper wasp.

You can identify the species by judging the pest’s appearance. European paper wasps have black and yellow stripes. The Northern paper wasp has a few dark orange spots on its brown body.


Yellowjackets could be the most aggressive stinging insect in our area. The species is always aggressive, but it becomes more aggressive in early fall. As the stinging insect’s nest gets larger, the pest is going to become more aggressive. A yellowjacket nest can easily support thousands of stinging insects. The nest will be covered by a material that looks like paper. It is either black or gray. They’ll build nests around attics and porches. Sone yellowjackets are going to construct underground nests.

They’re fast flyers so you have to be careful around them. Their abdomens feature yellow and black stripes. The antennas are black.

Bald-Faced Hornets

You might run into bald-faced hornets because they’re commonly found in our area. These pests are very aggressive, so you need to be careful when dealing with them. Otherwise, you might experience a nasty sting. Be careful when dealing with bald-faced hornets. Stay away from a bald-faced hornet nest in late summer and early fall. Around this time, the pest will be more dangerous. Their nests are going to support many stinging insects. They can be found on buildings, trees, bushes, and tall grass. The bald-faced hornet is large with a white and black body.


Honeybees are less aggressive, but they’ll still sting you. These pests should leave you alone. You can raise them to be less aggressive. Be sure to leave them alone so they’ll leave you alone. Many people raise honeybees so they can collect their honey. They build unique nests. For instance, they’re made of wax. Their nests look like honeycombs and are round. One thing to remember is that honeybees are going to return to their nest each year. Therefore, they have to store honey to ensure they have enough food to survive through the winter month.

These pests have fuzzy, brown bodies. They’re either yellow or orange.

Carpenter Bees

Carpenter bees don’t sting often. Therefore, you shouldn’t have to worry about them attacking you. Someone can approach a carpenter bee nest without being stung. Their nests are hard to see since they’re embedded in wood surfaces. They’ll bore a small hole in wood porches and decks. Then, they’ll dispose of the wood and raise their young using the small hole. These stinging insects look like bumblebees. Just remember that they have a shiny, hairless belly. If it has a yellow spot around its face, it is a male carpenter bee.

How Dangerous Are Stinging Insects?

While stinging insects can be dangerous, it is vital to realize that some are more dangerous than others. You’ll also discover that certain members cannot sting. Male stinging insects are incapable of stinging, but they’ll still aggressively defend the nests. As for females, they tend to be less aggressive. Just remember female stinging insects can sting. Therefore, you cannot play games with stinging insects. Another issue associated with stinging insects is the fact that pests are going to sting multiple times. If you step on an underground yellowjacket nest, you should be stung multiple times.

Unfortunately, this means they could lead to anaphylactic shock. Avoid these problems by calling our office and letting us rectify the problem for you. We’ll take care of it.

Reasons You Have Stinging Insects

Remember stinging insects can invade your home for a handful of reasons. In general, they want to build nests on your property. If they can find suitable nesting spots, they’ll come and establish colonies on your property.

Dealing With A Stinging Insect Infestation

You should work safely to find a viable solution to this problem. Otherwise, there is a good chance that you’re going to expose your loved ones to serious risks. For instance, do-it-yourself sprays can be dangerous. Use them carefully or someone in your home is going to get sick. Furthermore, you have to use these products correctly to achieve your goals. If you have to use DIY sprays, it is a good idea to wait until after dark. Once the sun has gone down, the stinging insects will be less aggressive. Be careful because these pests can still sting day or night. Letting a professional eliminate the pests will be safer and more convenient. Call our office so we can handle this for you promptly.

We Offer Safe Treatments

Remember that some exterminators use dangerous chemicals to eliminate stinging insects. They could expose you, your loved ones, and your pets to serious dangers. Plus, these products won’t be effective if they’re not used correctly. Our qualified exterminators can help you avoid both risks. We’ll eliminate the stinging insects on your property using safe solutions. Our methods rely on EPA-registered products to guarantee your satisfaction.

Call and talk to a technician to learn more about our safe stinging insect treatments.

The Cost Of Our Stinging Insect Solutions

We recommend teaming up with our technicians right away. The cost of our service depends on several factors such as the species on your property. We’ll also set a price based on the size of your home and property. After our technician has analyzed the situation, you’ll receive a bid price from us.

We’re Eager To Help

Our skillful exterminators are eager to help you resolve this problem. When you work with us, you can guarantee that the problem will be dealt with soon. After you’ve called us, expect to hear from us within 24 to 48 hours.

Preventing Invasions Of Beas, Wasps, And Other Stinging Insects

Defend your home from these unwanted invaders. Otherwise, you’re going to leave your door open for them. Prevent this from happening by properly sealing your outer walls. Make sure these pests cannot find entry points on your exterior walls. You’ll also want to go above and beyond to ensure that carpenter bees are not attracted to your home. Paint or stain all softwoods around your home. After this, sign up for our home service program. Pay the annual fee and you’ll receive three visits from our reliable professionals.

If we need to treat your property, we’ll do so. The price of the treatment will be covered by the annual service fee. Call today to sign up.

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