Wasps are common in Santa Clarita
The paper wasp often builds its nest under eaves, soffits and attic rafters. They can be aggressive if their disturbed or are protecting their nest. Wasp stings are painful and can cause severe allergic reactions in some people. Select a service plan below for year round protection against wasps and other general crawling pests like ants and spiders.
Wasps are semi-social and live in smaller colonies than honey-bees. Wasps and hornets have a distinctive look compared to honey-bees in that their head, abdomen and thorax are more well defined. They typically feed on nectar and other insects. They can be beneficial in small numbers however, if you have children or pets, you may want to ensure their safety by removing nests from around your home.
Wasps, specifically paper wasps, are not as aggressive as hornets, however, they will sting if they are disturbed or feel threatened and can inflict more than one sting. Over 500,000 people are seen in hospitals each year for insect stings. While wasp and hornet stings are generally considered more painful than a bee sting, the reaction to a wasp or hornet sting can be like that of a bee sting. If you are allergic to bee stings, then a wasp or hornet sting could be just as bad.
Some brave homeowners will utilize hardware store treatments for wasps and hornets, they should be used with great care. A licensed pest professional has the right materials, equipment and experience to remove wasp nests quickly and safely.
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