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Stinging insects like Paper Wasps, Yellow Jackets and Hornets send more than 500,000 people to the emergency room each year. These pests are especially active during the second half of summer and early fall when the colonies forage for food that will sustain their queens during the winter.  

Paper wasps build their umbrella-shaped nests to hang from objects like twigs and branches of trees and shrubs, porch ceilings, the tops of window and doorframes, soffits, eaves, attic rafters, deck floor joists, railings and more. Each nest has open, uncovered cells where the eggs are laid.

European and Bold Faced hornets nest in hollow trees, barns, out buildings, hollow walls of houses, attics and abandoned beehives. Unprotected nests are usually covered in a brown envelope made of cellulose from chewed up, decayed wood or build large basketball sized nests in trees.

Yellow Jackets nest mostly below ground in lawns, under low decks, inside railings, in wall voids, sheds and siding or any place that can provide protection for the hive.

Focus Pest Control seeks out their nesting and kills the colony.  We then remove the nest so it will not be reoccupied. 

NOTE:  We do not treat for Honey Bees.  There are Bee Keepers available to remove Honey Bee Nests.

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