If it’s small and buzzing, you probably don’t want it hanging around your house – particularly if it’s armed with a stinger. Summer heat means you’ll be seeing the bees or wasps hanging around your home. While these two stinging insects have a lot in common, including belonging to the same order (Hymenoptera), they are very…

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“Help. I have a wasp’s hive. No wait, it’s a hornet’s nest. Or maybe they’re yellow jackets.” Sound familiar? It’s not uncommon for homeowners to get these stinging insects mixed up. However, there are distinct differences in the mannerisms, dwellings, and even the stings of wasps, hornets and yellow jackets. At Expert Pest Control, we…

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Common wasps, hornets, and yellow jackets can pose serious risk to New England residents in spring and summer months. Reveling in warmer weather can be quickly tapered by an influx of stinging insects that threaten the livelihood of outdoor enjoyment. Unlike bees that sting once and then meet their untimely demise, wasps can sting a…

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