If you have ever been stung by a wasp, you know it is not something you would like to ever happen again. The term “wasp” is an umbrella term given to over 20,000 different species of stinging insects, including paper wasps, hornets and yellow jackets. Although applying your own pesticide can be somewhat effective, there are several reasons why you should leave wasp nest removal up to the professionals.
- Wasps Don’t Die When They Sting. Because wasps don’t die after they sting, they can sting a person many times, and if you have an allergy to wasp venom, multiple stings could make you very sick or worse.
- Wasps Release Pheromones When Threatened. Destroying a wasp nest can be extremely dangerous because when a wasp feels threatened, it releases a pheromone, alerting other members of its nest. Interacting with one wasp can quickly turn into a battle with the whole nest, and even if you do not have an allergy to wasp stings, being stung many times can be fatal.
- Wasp Colonies Become Very Large in a Short Period of Time. Early fall and late summer is when wasps are the most active, and the most effective time to remove them is in the springtime before they signal their entire colony to move in to your property. It’s also much easier to remove them in smaller numbers.
- Wasps are Dangerous. If the nest is in a hard-to-reach location, such as in the attic, inside a wall, or high up under the eaves of your home, getting to the nest could be dangerous, especially if you are unfamiliar with the behaviors of a wasp colony. Burning a wasp nest by using gasoline is also not a good idea, as you could burn up more than the nest!
If wasps are becoming bothersome near your home, calling in the professionals is the safest and most effective bet for your wasp nest removal. At BeeMan Stan Bee Removal, we offer a one-year warranty and have the expertise and products that will not only achieve wasp nest removal, but will also reduce the chances of a new infestation. Please give us a call today!