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Stinging Insects

What do stinging insects look like?

With stingers as a way to defend themselves against threats bees, hornets as well as wasps, are all insect. If they are outside and far from humans They are extremely beneficial and desirable insects, helping to pollinate and reducing the amount of harmful and nuisance insects. However, if they decide to settle in our backyards or near our homes they can be a problem and must be removed.

Stinging insects may appear alike to one another; the best way to know which one has chosen your house to settle on is to speak with an expert who is knowledgeable.

Insects that sting regularly infest Pennsylvania properties are:

  • Africanized honey bees
  • Yellow jackets
  • Carpenter bees
  • Baldfaced Hornets
  • Cicada killers
  • American Bumblebees from the United States
  • Mud daubers

Are stinging insects dangerous?

Nobody wants to suffer the pain of stinging wasp, bee, or hornet, however insect stings pose a greater threat to those who are sensitive to their poison. A reaction to an allergic reaction can range in severity, from minor inflammation to deadly anaphylaxis.

A stinging insect nest in your yard, especially in an area with a lot of traffic can be a stressful experience, and also prevents you from taking advantage of your backyard.

What is the reason I’m experiencing an insect stinging problem?

Stinging insects are an issue for your property due to something that they’d like to have, whether it’s to hunt for food from the trash can, build a nest in the tree, or search for insects in your garden, they’re in the area to serve a purpose. Stinging insects are predators who live in the in the outside of your property. In order to stop them from getting to your home is not possible but making it look less appealing is feasible.

A few of the most commonly used items that draw insect stingers to a house are:

  • Recycling bins and trash bins
  • Gardens
  • Flowers and trees
  • A lot of landscaping
  • Containers that hold water
  • Outdoor eating areas
  • Ground holes

Where can I find stinging bugs?

If you notice the stinging insects circling in large numbers, it is probably an infestation in your home. Finding the location of the nest can be a great idea to avoid the area until you can get rid of the nest.

Where to look for a nesting stinging insect are:

  • Patios and decks
  • Eaves
  • Fences
  • Tree stumps, tree branches hollows in trees
  • Gardens
  • Overhangs
  • Wood piles
  • Attics or wall spaces

How can I rid myself of insects that sting?

The capability of insect stings to cause painful stings and deliver potent poison are two of the main reasons to work with a professional in eliminating the pests from your Pittsburgh neighborhood property!

We are Pittsburgh Pest Control, our environmentally-friendly pest control solutions address the problem of pests by using products that are that are safe for children, the environment as well as pets. We are aware of how risky stress-inducing a problem can be and we will respond quickly and work with your schedule to eliminate the stinging insects. If you notice an increase of stinging bugs on your property, contact us today to find out how to use our effective stinging insects control solutions.

How can I avoid getting stung by insects from happening again?

Utilize the following tips for prevention to avoid issues with the stinging insects

  • Keep recycling bins and trash bins well sealed to keep insects that sting out of them.
  • After eating out, you should quickly take care to clean up any leftover food.
  • If you are drinking sugary drinks outside ensure that you keep them in a container.
  • Keep your home’s exterior walls as well as roof to ensure that insects aren’t able to find any entry points to enter your home.
  • Reduce the amount of flowers that you put on your property’s outside.
  • Take away the stumps of fallen trees, tree branches and similar items from your backyard.
  • Fill in holes in the ground around your gardens and yards.

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