How To Treat For Wasps Near Pine Ridge, SC

February 12, 2019

Pine Ridge is located in Bluffton SC, off Buckwalter Parkway.  It has 311 residential homes and a safe environment making it ideal to raise families.  Its estimated population is 2,145.

Among the many pests that have ruined the days of Pine Ridge residents are the wasps.  How many outdoor barbecues and picnics have they ruined? Fortunately, not all wasps are pests.  There are actually good ones that help the ecology. Here are the types of wasps:

Solitary Wasps

It is identified by its long, thin body.  As its name implies, it flies alone and is not aggressive.  They prey on pests like beetles and aphids.

Wasp Hornet

It is black in color marked with white.  They keep to themselves and usually do not bother humans, but when they feel threatened they become aggressive.  They sating, and their venom can be dangerous to humans.

Paper wasps

They are among the most common wasps.  They help rid gardens of pests, but they sting humans too and be quite painful.

Yellowjacket Wasps

Also among the most common, and the most dangerous.  They are highly territorial, and sting when they feel threatened.  They have a powerful sting and some people might be allergic to their venom.  If you see them within your area, it is best to eliminate them. They are distinguishable for their black color with bright yellow stripes.

So you see, some wasps are terrible.  They must be removed from your immediate vicinity.  Here are some ways to get your home wasp – free:

  1. Make sure to keep your trash and garbage covered.  Do not leave any edible material and even dog food outside as it may attract the wasps to your territory.
  2. If you spot holes in your yard, fill them in.  These have the potential to become homes to the yellow jacket wasps.
  3. 3. Use sprays and traps.  You can purchase commercial wasp traps in home- improvement stores.   As for sprays, put citrus oil extract in a spray bottle to stop them right off their tracks.  Limonene and linalool ingredients are effective in killing these wasps.

Keep in mind that these remedies are for temporary relief only.  If wasp problems still persist, you might need professional help.  If you are from Pine Ridge, rest easy. Go-Forth Pest Control Company is just around the neighborhood.

Simply The Best In Pest Control

Go-Forth has been serving customers in Pine Ridge for 59 years now.  They have excellent experience not only in rodent treatment, but also with many other pest problems like mosquitoes, ants, and many others.  The company has a special team of technicians who can evaluate your homes or offices on the type of service that is just right for you.  They also offer same-day service, EPA approved pest extermination methods and discounts for regular service agreements.

Go-Forth is a family-owned wasp exterminator company that has earned the trust of local homeowners and businesses alike.

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