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What would you do to avoid being stung by a wasp, bee, or hornet? Most people do a lot just to avoid being in close proximity to these pests. They do this because they either remember the pain of being stung or they are aware that a sting could be life-threatening for them. Regardless of why you avoid stinging insects, we have some things to help you do this today. Here is what you need to know about stinging insect control in Fort Worth, including what methods to avoid and how professionals control these pests. To jump straight to getting professional help, call All-Safe Pest & Termite. We will deal with any size stinging insect nest present on your Fort Worth property. 

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What Types Of Stinging Insects Are Common For The Fort Worth Area?

Stinging insects are common here in Fort Worth, many species call our area home. Some common types of stinging insects you might find around your property include bumblebees, carpenter bees, cicada killers, honey bees, paper wasps, yellow jackets, and scorpions. Some species of stinging insects are social and live in large colonies. This is seen with yellow jackets, paper wasps, honey bees, and bumblebees. Most other stinging insects are solitary. This means they live alone and do not have a queen or governing figure. If you are having trouble identifying the stinging insects on your property, let the experts at All-Safe Pest & Termite have a look. We will inspect your property and inform you of what dangerous pests we find.

Where Do The Stinging Insects In Fort Worth Live?

Different stinging insects live in different areas. Paper wasps and yellow jackets live in large nests that they make out of chewed-up wood and wood-based materials. They build nests on the sides of buildings, under eaves, inside trees, underground, and in other secluded areas. Honey bees build their hives inside hollow areas like the space under floorboards, inside trees, or within pillars. Bumblebees live in very similar nests inside pre-existing cavities, mouse burrows, and other hollow areas. One stinging insect that is a bit different is the carpenter bee. Carpenter bees burrow holes into sun-damaged or untreated wood. They then use these holes to lay eggs and shelter from bad weather. Another interesting species is the cicada killer. These pests build tunnels underground and use nesting chambers to breed. Finally, there is the scorpion. Scorpions seek shelter under rocks, logs, and in other protected areas around properties. 

How Effective Are Home Remedies For Removing Stinging Insects?

One thing we recommend you avoid is home remedies for stinging insects. The only time you should ever try to handle these pests on your own is when infestations are just beginning. If nests are bigger than a baseball or you don’t know where stinging insects are living, do not try to handle these pests on your own. You are likely to get stung. 

There Are So Many Stinging Insects In My Yard! What Should I Do?

In order to safely control stinging insects in Fort Worth, you need to hire a professional. At All-Safe Pest & Termite, we offer comprehensive options to deal with all forms of stinging insects in Texas. We would be happy to identify these pests on your property and put in place some quick-working treatments to give them the boot. 

 

Call us today if you want to learn more about flying insects that sting or if you have questions about pest control in Fort Worth. We will answer questions you have and help you make an appointment for your home and property.

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