Bees and wasps are more than a nuisance—they can be dangerous to your home and family. At Peachtree Pest Control, our specialists can help precisely identify which species you’re dealing with and how best to manage it.
Wasps or Bees?
Wasp nests and beehives may be similar in appearance but require very different removal techniques.
- Wasp nests look like umbrella-shaped cones that are attached by a single stalk to a horizontal surface. They take refuge in locations such as attics, tree branches, soffits, porches, porch undersides, window corners, or the insides of grills.
- Bee hives are often found on a branch, bush, fencepost or inside structures at times
Both wasps and bees will sting if they feel their hive or queen is threatened. It is always advisable to work with a professional if you have a bee or wasp problem.
Integrated Pest Management
At Peachtree Pest Control, we utilize an industry-leading approach to pest control called integrated pest management, or IPM.When addressing a bee or wasp problem, we will work with you to develop a personalized plan that will treat the infestation in the most effective, environmentally manner possible.
1) The Interview
The process begins with an interview, during which we will ask you questions about your bee or wasp problem. We also answer any questions you may have and will address any concerns specific to your home or business.
2) The Inspection
One of our trained technicians will examine your home or business to determine the extent of your bee or wasp problem.
3) Pest Identification
Once the inspection has taken place, we will be able to determine exactly what type of bee or wasp species you’re dealing with. This is crucial, as some will require very different means of control.
4) Development of Control Plan
Once we have identified your specific issue, we will develop the most effective, safe and environmentally friendly plan. For example, Some bees are protected under the Endangered Species Act, which means you could face a large fine for killing one or disturbing its habitat.
Its also important to keep in mind that bees are beneficial pollinators and killing bees outright could result in a backlash from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and other organizations that are trying to stop a global decline in honey bees.
We know which species of bees are protected and how to remove them safely and legally from your home.
5) Implementation of Control Plan
We get to work ridding your property of the bees or wasps. This may include destroying a wasp nest or relocating bees.
6) Documentation of Control Plan
We will provide you with documentation after each visit detailing the scope of our work and what, if any, follow-up is necessary.
7) Evaluation and Follow-Up
If necessary, we will continue to monitor your home or business for signs of new bee or wasp infestations.
The Peachtree Promise
We guarantee our work with the 100% Peachtree promise. From identification to safe and responsible removal to clean up, we will ensure that your family and home or business is safe.
To learn more about our IPM approach or for help with a bee or wasp infestation, call us today.