Wasp 101

Insect, Wasp, Red, Black, WaterInsects  have always been a component of the Canadian outdoor experience, whether at barbecues, soccer matches, or picnics in the back yard.  Pests can strike fear in your family and friends, but it is time to take steps to take care of the problem.
Just how much do we understand about wasp control in particular? Are they hazardous? How best to remove a nest? These questions and many others are answered here.

How do I differentiate them from a bee?

The two are often confused for one another, but gaps exist which set them apart. They have slender bodies and a more distinct separation between the mid- and rear- section.

Are they harmful?

Another gap is that wasps are parasitic insects and are therefore more competitive. They are able to sting multiple times, unlike the bee that loses its capacity to sting after the first time.

These pests are venomous insects, and depending on the individual one sting could bring about a serious reaction. Upsetting an whole nest can, obviously, result in numerous stings that could prove fatal to even the healthiest person.

When are they in their peak?

The early fall, before freezing temperatures arrive, is when wasps are most aggressive as they prepare for hibernation.

Contrary to other insect issues that can be handled by finding pest control products in town, coping with a nest is always best left to the professionals. The slightest wrong move could provoke the nest-sometimes containing 1000+ stingers-into attack manner.

How is a nest eliminated?

A qualified pest control technician will spray a potent dust to the nest that coats the pests and kills them. The bulk of the procedure usually requires a few hours and should eliminate the threat in one treatment. A followup appointment may be necessary to kill any still lingering

How can I keep them off?

Once the Nest action is removed, it’s a good idea to steps wasp control in the future. When dining outside, try to keep food inside until it’s time to eat, and keep beef covered until ready to barbecue.

While there is Little to be done concerning the occasional stinger, be on the lookout for What might seem like a benign situation One moment could escalate to a crisis the next. Call a Bat Removal Company should you notice increased activity.

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