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With warm weather conditions occurring much of the year in the Katy area, certain insects are active for much of the year, too. Wasps are one of those insects, seemingly always looking for places to establish new nests, which means they could find their way onto your property at almost any time.

 

Trust the Katy pest control experts at All-Safe Pest & Termite to help you remove wasps and to prevent them from returning. Wasp control can be difficult to do on your own, especially without risking a sting. Let us tackle the problem of how to get rid of wasps for you.

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Wasp Identification Tips: Behaviors To Help You Identify Wasps

Wasps look a bit different from other stinging insects in Katy. You also can look for certain types of behaviors from the insects to help you determine whether they are wasps:

  • Crawling on a papery nest that’s hanging in a weather-shielded area
  • Crawling on a blob of mud that’s stuck to a wall or eave
  • Multiple insects flying slowly through the air or hovering
  • Insects hovering around food, rotted fruit, or water sources

If you remain unsure whether you have wasps on your property, reach out to our team to do an inspection for you.

Wasp Infestations: Health Risks And Property Damage

Wasps can damage your property when they are building their nests. Some wasps may chew wood fibers to build nests, damaging your home. However, if you remove them early enough, damage should be minimal. 


Wasps also present a health danger because they can sting humans and pets. Wasps do not carry diseases; however, if you have an allergy to the wasp sting, you could suffer a serious reaction that could leave you struggling to breathe. Although it’s rare, some people die from an allergic reaction to a wasp sting.

Safe and Effective Wasp Removal: Contact Us Right Away!

The specialists at All-Safe Pest & Termite take a number of steps to remove and control infestations of wasps near your home:

  • Inspection: Our team will visit your home and walk around your property to look for signs that could indicate the formation of wasp nests.
  • Removal: If we see nests on the property, we will remove the nests in the most efficient and safe manner possible.
  • Treating nests: We also apply a residual product onto the site of any nests, which keeps the wasps from returning to that spot.
  • Treating other areas: If you have areas around your home that we believe could be a location for a future wasp nest, we will apply the residual product in these areas, too.

Removing nests yourself could leave you with multiple stings, and you might not be able to keep the pests from returning later. Our pros know how to perform the removal process as safely as possible.

Effective Wasp-Proofing: Practical Tips To Prevent Wasp Infestations

Beyond having our experts control your wasp issue, there are some steps you can take on your property to reduce your chances of seeing large numbers of wasps, including learning what attracts wasps:

  • Avoid leaving food outside.
  • Keep garbage cans covered.
  • Eliminate trash around the property.
  • Cover compost piles.
  • Check eaves and other weather-protected areas for the start of wasp nests.

Of course, trying to learn how to control wasps on your own is difficult. Basic remedies that you can purchase at the hardware store aren’t going to be as effective as what our professionals can do for you, and they may cause you to put yourself at risk. Our stinging insect control in Katy controls these pests quickly and at a good value.


When you are ready to seek solutions for wasp removal in Katy, reach out to All-Safe Pest & Termite for a free estimate.

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