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Pest Identification – Stinging Insects

What Are Stinging Insects?  

Stinging Insects In ArkansasThere are many species of stinging insects but the ones frequently encountered by McCauley Services are carpenter bees, baldfaced hornets and european paper wasps.  While hornets and wasps live in nests or colonies. carpenter bees actually inhabit abandoned nest tunnels and excavate wood galleries for the purpose of raising their young.

Why Do I Have Them?

There are many reasons why stinging insects invade, but most homes in our area experience problems with these types of pests starting in spring and continuing through the summer months.

Are They Dangerous?

Male carpenter bees are aggressive in nature, however they are not capable of stinging.  Females on the other hand are capable of stinging but do so rarely.  Stinging insects like hornets and wasps are considered a nuisance but do have stingers that can be very painful and may cause mild to severe allergic reactions which can be fatal.  

How Do I Get Rid Of Stinging Insects?

Stinging insects can be difficult and dangerous to get rid of and should only be attempted by a pest control professional.  Contacting McCauley Services at the first sign of a problem is the ideal way to get rid of bees, hornets and wasps.  We offer highly effective stinging insect control in Arkansas that is sure to eradicate the entire pest problem.

Can I Do It Myself?

Do-it-yourself sprays and treatments are not always effective in resolving stinging insect problems and may contain chemicals that are harmful to people and pets if mixed improperly.  McCauley Services’ pest control professionals are trained in identifying infestations and areas that attract stinging insects and will implement effective measures to resolve your pest problem.  

Is The Treatment Safe?

The health and safety of our customers, their families or employees is very important to us and that is why we use products and treatments that are EPA registered for pest control use.  All of our pest control professionals are registered and licensed by the state or local jurisdictions where we provide service to ensure proper application.  

How Soon Can You Get Here?

At McCauley Services we make every effort to be with you as soon as possible.  In most cases we can respond on the same or next day.

How Much Do Your Services Cost?

The state of Arkansas offers a perfect environment to many different pests and species which all require a different treatment and therefore a different price.  Our contracts are customized to meet your needs and expectations so our prices reflect that.  When you contact our office we can provide you with a general price range and for many pests we recommend a free inspection, where one of our representatives will thoroughly investigate your concerns, give you our recommendation for treatment and pricing information for the service.

How Do I Prevent This In The Future?

Pest problems can be difficult to prevent and that is why you should contact McCauley Services at the first sign of a problem.  Many of our clients choose to continue service with our Prescribed Home Protection Program to keep stinging insects and other pests out of their home and off their property or our Prescribed Commercial Program for commercial facilities.