July 15, 2023 - Wasps
When you first see a wasp or two buzzing around your yard, you may not think much of it. But things become much more tense if a wasp goes from "minding its own business" to building a nest for its colony. So what's the best way to deal with wasps on your property?
Absolute Pest Control provides professional wasp nest removal in Denver, and we want to help as many residents as we can protect themselves from pests. We've written a brief guide to keeping wasps away from your home. Read on to learn more, and be sure to reach out to Absolute Pest Control for the best pest control in Denver.
How To Identify A Wasp
Wasp identification can be tricky because their markings, body shape, and colors are easily confused with other stinging insects, but a few clues can help narrow it down. All types of wasps have narrow bodies that pinch in the middle. As a result, they can look longer than their stinging contemporaries, but their actual length can vary considerably.
Another identifier, although harder to confirm from a safe distance, lies in their wings. Wasps have two pairs of wings. The two wings closest to the head are the largest.
If you're not sure the pests you're dealing with are wasps, you can always leave it up to the pros. When you call Absolute Pest Control for an inspection, we'll positively identify the pests on your property and help you develop the right treatment plan for you. We never make our clients sign contracts, so you never get locked into services.
The Potential Dangers Of A Wasp Infestation
Wasps are an interesting pest. They aren't thought of as disease-spreading insects (they can, however, cross-contaminate surfaces like any other bug). And while they are dangerous (their sting can cause a fatal allergic reaction in some), they're mostly considered an annoyance.
But the real danger lies in their aggressive nature. Wasps are incredibly protective of their territory and will chase perceived threats and predators for long distances. Plus, unlike bees, they can sting multiple times in a row, creating a uniquely painful experience.
Their defensive nature means there is no peaceful living with their nests on your property. Professional wasp removal is the safest way to keep your home safe from these pests. Let Absolute Pest Control's experts handle this potentially dangerous work for you so you don't have to put yourself at risk.
Five Naturally Effective Wasp Prevention Tips
If you aren't currently dealing with a wasp infestation, or if you've just overcome one and want to lower the odds of having to deal with another, follow these simple wasp prevention tips:
- Keep food and drinks covered when eating outdoors, and clean up immediately after you've finished.
- Seal any cracks or holes in your home's exterior to stop possible entry.
- Make sure to seal your trash cans and compost bins tight.
- If you have fruits growing on your property, quickly remove anything rotten or overly ripe.
- Repair damage to your window screens.
Preventative actions are helpful, but call our team at Absolute Pest Control for your health and safety.
Contact Us For The Best Wasp Control For Your Yard
When a wasp builds a nest on your property, removal must happen quickly and safely. And while it may tempt you to take matters into your hands, you're putting yourself at considerable risk if you don't have proper training. You should call Absolute Pest Control for wasp removal service in Denver.
For over thirty years, we've provided the people of Denver with comprehensive pest control and protection. Our treatment plans work because we work with you to develop the best plan for you. Call us today to learn more and to schedule an inspection.