Stinging insects

So far today every other phone call has been about stinging insects around homes and decks. By this time of the year the nest can be huge and contain hundreds of members. When someone gets to close to the nest or a vibration from a lawn...

  [caption id="attachment_7968" align="alignnone" width="169"] Photo By Steve Antoni[/caption] Well, it is that time of the year and we wanted to remind everyone that our recommended cutoff point for homeowners treating stinging nest is here. As you can see from the photos, stinging insects layer cones inside the nest. This layering is why...

              This bald-faced hornet's nest posed a true threat to the family who had it treated. Bald Faced Hornets are very nasty and will defend their nests aggressively if they feel threatened. It is always best to leave the treatment of these huge nest to the professionals...

          Well, this is a view many people will never get to see. Thanks to Steve Antoni our Pest Management Professional/photographer, we get a unique look up at the entrance of a yellow jacket nest. This nest was very well hidden and did pose a threat...

          There is a certain time of the year when it becomes dangerous for homeowners to attempt to treat nests of stinging insects. Now is that time! Due to the size of the nests this time of the year and how the nest are built, it...

This nest is a danger to anyone who crosses its path. It is blended in with the stones around it and would be very difficult to see. If a person was to get to close several baldface hornets would fly out ready to sting and defend...

YELLOW JACKETS  Family ‘vespidae”  Yellow Jackets are considered beneficial social wasps feeding on sweet secretions and other insects but can become a homeowner’s worst nightmare. The fertilized queen from the prior fall is the only survivor of the winter.  In the spring, she seeks a nesting site...

Stinging insect nests are dangerous to treat for homeowners especially at this time of the year. The drones are now numerous and they are ready to attack and defend their nest with little to no provoking. Buying a can of spray to try to treat these nests...