What is a Wasp and cost of removal?
The most common wasps are yellow jackets and hornets. A wasp is in the insect order of Hymenoptera they live in a social structure with an egg-producing Queen and nonreproducing workers.
Why do I need service
Wasp becomes very aggressive during the fall of the year. This is the time when you are attacked outside while enjoying food on your deck, around your swimming pool. The kids are also bothered while in the play area. It is wise to inspect your property for a yellow jacket nest in early spring. This will prevent nest problems at an early stage prior to the workers being developed. This will also minimize problems encountered in the fall of the year.
Call a Bee Specialist for a home inspection and order wasp prevention service. Stop yellow jackets from nesting around your home before they get started.
Contrary to the belief of many people yellow jackets can be very beneficial. They eat insects such as flies, ants, spiders. They are mainly active during the late summer and fall o the year. Wasp changes their food eating priorities in the early fall of the year. This time of the year they are more interested in collecting sweets and carbohydrates to store over the winter months.
What are the difference between a Wasps and a bees
- bees collect pollen while wasps do not.
- wasps do not store food, bees do
- Bees make honey, wasps don’t make honey.
- wasp nests are made of paper, bees nests are made of wax
- wasp mouth parts are designed to chew food, bees mouth parts are designed to lap liquid
- wasps can sting more than once, bees can only sting once
How to Protect your family and pets from getting stung.
Yellow Jackets attacks out of defense of their nest or to kill their prey they will rarely sting unprovoked. If you become too close or disturb their nest with a vibration you risk the chance of getting stung. Most people only have a local reaction to wasp stings. It may range from itching, redness and a slightly swollen area. However, a few people may experience an allergic reaction with a hive, rash, swelling, headaches, and minor respiratory problems. These allergic reactions can be life-threating and its recommended that you seek medical assistance. If you encounter any of these symptoms.
Are you allergic to Stinging insects?
The National Pest Management Association stated that over 500,000 people and pets visit the emergency rooms every year. This is in response to wasp stings. If you are allergic to yellow jacket stings be sure to carry an antihistamine at all times while outside. People are recommended to check around their homes for the start-up of a wasp nest. Check regularly for back and forth action of wasps in the ground, trees or shrubbery areas. Contact a Bee Specialist to remove nests and prevent them from nesting or on your home. Get a guarantee so that you and your pets can enjoy the outdoors without the fear of getting stung.