Stinging & Biting Pests Monmouth County
They are 1 inch in length, bluish-black with white markings. The hornet will construct a paper nest made from wood from trees and logs. The shape of the nest looks like a football or basketball. Hornets are very aggressive and will do whatever it takes to protect their nest. Only an Eastern professional should handle this problem.
About 1 inch long, black with some yellow, they chew a perfectly round hole usually in your fascia boards or decking of your home. The male carpenter bee will guard the outside of the nest and does not have a stinger, but will be very intimidating. The female builds and protects the interior of the nest and is capable of stinging.
- Painting both sides of the fascia board may help, but an Eastern professional is your best choice for control.
- Ask your Eastern Termite professional about the two step process for controlling carpenter bees.
Small 1/2 in length, bright yellow with brown bands. Honey bees are the only social bee where the colony can live for 10 years or more. You can have tens of thousands of these bees in a colony. Honey bees are very beneficial and should only be removed by an experienced bee keeper.
About 1 inch in length, black with yellow stripes. Theses social insects nest in ground and will attack to defend their nest when disturbed. Be careful when gardening. If a nest is discovered let your Eastern representatives handle this problem.
These wasps are black and yellow and build an organ pipe tubes made from mud. They feed on spiders. Not aggressive, and only the egg capsules occupy the nest. Scraping of these tubes is advised.
About 1 inch in length with black and yellow stripes, a yellow jacket nest can have thousands of members. They are capable of multiple stings and are highly aggressive when disturbed. They nest in the ground or in the exterior walls of your house, so be careful when mowing or working in your yard. When a nest is discovered let an Eastern professional take care of this problem.
Their size ranges from 1/2 to 1 1/2 inch in length, mainly dark brown or dark red. This wasp builds a honey-comb nest many times found in the corner of a porch or soffet. They feed on insects and spiders. Your Eastern professional can service and remove these nests from your home.
Largest of the Wasps 2 inches in length, yellow and black. Cicada Killers will dig their nests throughout the sand areas of your yard especially along walkways.
- Keep children away from their nests.
- Only a professional can properly control this problem.
- Call Eastern at their first sighting.
1/8 to 3/4 inch in length, black in color, these bees nest in ground in plant stems. Although not aggressive they can sting. Solitary Bees can take over your yard so children can’t play. Best control is achieved by calling Eastern and letting their service professional assist you.
1/6 of an inch in length, reddish brown in color, female fleas can lay more than 2,000 eggs in a week. In order to properly control this problem you must have your home serviced for up to 120 days approximately 4 treatments in order to cover the length of the egg cycle. Vacuuming every other day will help speed the process.
Up to 1/4 inch in length, reddish brown with an oval shaped body and small head. These parasitic insects feed on warm blooded animals normally of the blood of sleeping people. For more information, click here.
- Only an Eastern professional should handle this problem.
- Call today and set up an evaluation.