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Stinging Insects

Although a bit scary, stinging insects are crucial pollinators.

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Stinging insects like yellow jackets and wasps often are alarming to have around. These insects can inflict pain quickly and some even have the ability to sting more than once. Some people have adverse reactions that are cause for medical attention.

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Stinging insects are dormant in the winter, but prevention and control is a year round concern.

Stinging Insect Identification

Yellow Jackets

Yellow jackets are a social species that can have thousands of members living in a single nest. Yellow jackets are a common problem at outdoor events because they like to feed on sweets and meats. They build their paper nests in the ground; but, if given the chance, they may place a nest inside a building in walls voids or in attics spaces. Yellow jackets have yellow and black faces and a yellow and black body that forms a band-like pattern. They have a thin defined waist along with elongated wings that are as long as their body is and that fold laterally when resting.

Wasps

Depending on the species wasps can be yellow, red, brown, or black; and adult workers grow to be about ¾ of an inch in length. Wasps can be stripped or not; most species have two pairs of wings and a pinched in waist. Again, depending on their species, wasps can be social or non-social and can be predatory or even parasitic. Wasps can be particularly dangerous because they have the ability to sting their victims multiple times.

Dangers Associated With Stinging Insects

Like their name implies, stinging insects sting and if you are allergic to their venom, you could have a serious, life threatening reaction.

Stinging Insect Prevention

Preventing problems with stinging insects is important because the venom from a stinging insect can not only cause painful raised welts, but it can cause a serious allergic reaction that requires immediate medical attention. There is no way to completely prevent stinging insects from choosing your property to nest on, but there are some steps that you can take to help stop them from getting inside your home.

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Stinging Insect Treatment

Stinging insects are beneficial to the environment; they help to pollinate flowers and crops, and will feed on nuisance insects- which help to keep their numbers down. However, when they build their nest in or near a home they can become dangerous to you, your family, and pets. Measures need to be taken to safely remove these nests.

At ChemTec Pest Control our professionals have the skill, experience, knowledge, and necessary equipment needed to located and safely remove nuisance stinging insect’s nests from your home through our PestGuard Home Protection plan.

If stinging insects have become a problem in your home, contact ChemTec today for more information about our stinging insect control services!

Helpful Stinging Insect Articles

Steps Homeowners Can Take Year-Round To Prevent Summer Stinging Insects


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