Stinging Insect Control
The sight of stinging insects building nests or hives in your yard is quite disheartening, but finding them in your home is even more so, especially when you have small children, pets, or someone allergic to these insects living in your home. While stinging insects have the potential to be quite dangerous to humans, it’s always a good idea to seek professional help when an infestation is present.
Types of Stinging Insects in St. George
Being a warm, desert environment, St. George is home to many stinging insects, including:
- Fire Ants
- Africanized Bees
- Yellow Jackets
Symptoms of a Sting
Stings from a stinging insect can range anywhere from a mere bother, to terribly painful and dangerous. Here are some symptoms to watch out for when you’ve been stung by one of these insects that may be the sign of an allergic reaction:
- Confusion and dizziness
- Trouble breathing
- Nausea and vomiting
- Upset stomach or abdominal pain
- Swelling of the face or at the sight of the sting
The best way to prevent dangerous stings to your family and pets is to stop a stinging insect problem from happening in the first place. At Preventive Pest Control, we have the resources and knowledge necessary to create a plan to protect your home and make it less desirable to these types of insects. If you are already dealing with an infestation, we can get rid of your current problem, and take precautions to avoid another stinging insect issue in the future.
In the case of a honeybee infestation, we take great care in removing and relocating the hive to allow these bees to thrive in a safer environment.
Things to Watch For
Stinging insects that live in colonies prefer the safety of a nest or hive. Here are some places in your yard to watch for signs of infestation:
- Large mounds and woodpiles
- Trees, shrubs, and other large plants near your home
- Attics, exterior walls, overhangs, and cracks in the structure of your home
- Old tires and items in your yard
We Can Help!
Whether you have a problem on your property already or not, now is the best time to take measures to protect your home from stinging insects.
If you need help with pest control in Mesquite or surrounding areas, we’ve got you covered. Contact Preventive Pest Control to get rid of your stinging insect problem today!