Fox Pest Control is a top-rated yellow jacket exterminator in Lancaster, PA and the surrounding area. Yellow Jackets are small aggressive wasps named after their black-striped yellow coat. Because of their appearance, they can be easily mistaken as common bees, but they are much faster and more dangerous. Lancaster homeowners should be on the lookout for small paper mache-style nests around their homes, as they could be yellow jacket nests. They are social creatures and live in large colonies, meaning if you’ve seen one in your yard, you may have a yellow jacket infestation. Like most wasp stings, children and pets are especially sensitive to stings, and it is best practice to hire a Lancaster pest control exterminator to promptly remove nests. Fox Pest Control is here to help homeowners in Lancaster live yellow jacket free.
The affordable yellow jacket exterminators at Fox provide Lancaster, PA yellow jacket nest removal near you and also offer a home protection plan to help you control various other pests throughout the year.
Call (717) 674-3119 or email us for a free inspection, same-day yellow jacket removal service*, and a 100% guarantee on results.
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You might already know you have a yellow jacket infestation, but here are a few of the most common signs of yellow jacket infestation in Lancaster.
The most common sign of yellow jackets in Lancaster is actually seeing them flying around your yard, garden, house, flowers, or other areas.
Some species of yellow jackets in Lancaster make paper nests above ground. Some of these can be located in trees, on house siding, in window frames, hanging under soffits, or on posts.
Several species of yellow jackets make nests underground. Others may make nests under siding, inside soffits, or in similar hidden areas. No matter where they’re nesting, it’s critical to get rid of yellow jackets wherever they live.
Ready to get rid of them? Fox is a yellow jacket pest control company in Lancaster, PA. Call us at (717) 674-3119 or email us for a free inspection/estimate, same-day service*, and a 100% guarantee on results.
Call (717) 674-3119 for a free inspection. If you call before 2:00 pm, we can often come that day!
Remote locations & other conditions may require next-day service.
A certified technician will inspect your property & provide customized pest control treatment based on the inspection results.
Each service provides a detailed report & helpful tips to keep pests away. We return regularly throughout the year, increasing protection with every visit.
If you see pest activity between your regularly scheduled services, we will return free of charge!
Fox Pest Control provides yellow jacket control services in Lancaster, PA and the surrounding areas, including:
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If you see wasps or hornets around your home, that means there's a nest somewhere nearby,
and removing it can be dangerous.
When wasps or hornets feel threatened, they get aggressive and sting.
At Fox Pest Control, we have the right safety equipment to take care of these threatening pests so you can enjoy your yard again.
We take care of your wasp and hornet problems by sending one of our certified pest pros to inspect your home and yard.
After locating any nests, our pest pro will apply the most effective treatment for your problem.
Once the wasps or hornets have been eliminated, we will remove the nest if possible.
If you see wasps or hornets around your home, give us a call for a quote
or to schedule same-day service.
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For most people, a single sting doesn’t cause a big problem, other than painful swelling. Some people are allergic to these stings and need to get rid of yellow jacket infestations right away. These people need to be especially careful. If you are stung and are allergic, seek medical attention immediately. To get rid of a yellow jacket infestation, you need to destroy or remove the nest, which can be a dangerous task. Thankfully, there are yellow jacket removal exterminators near you! Contact Fox Pest Control Lancaster at (717) 674-3119 or email us for a free inspection & estimate, same-day service*, and a 100% results guarantee. Yellow jacket removal in Lancaster, PA has never been so easy!
Anaphylaxis, or anaphylactic shock, is a life-threatening allergic reaction, usually caused by an insect sting. Symptoms include respiratory constriction, massive or irregular swelling, hives, irregular heart pace or rhythm, and more.
Epinephrine, also known as adrenaline, is a hormone that helps restore heart speed and rhythm, open airways, and improve blood flow during anaphylaxis. It is often included as an injection for those who are allergic to insect stings. Fox Pest Control's yellow jacket removal in Lancaster, PA can go along way to help with this, too.
Get rid of yellow jackets because, like other wasps, they can sting multiple times - unlike honey bees, which can only sting once and then die. Fox provides yellow jacket nest removal in Lancaster. Get started by calling (717) 674-3119 or by emailing us for a free inspection/estimate, same-day service*, and a 100% guarantee
In general, yellow jackets eat other bugs, including crop-destroying insects that cause problems for gardeners and farmers, which makes them beneficial in the wild.
Some species of yellow jackets also eat flower nectar and pollen, just like bees, which means some yellow jackets help plants by pollination. Although, no pollinating insects are quite as efficient pollinators as native bees. If they become a nuisance, yellow jacket removal in Lancaster could be important for homeowners. Call (717) 674-3119 or email us for a free inspection, same-day service*, and a 100% results guarantee.
While all yellow jackets eat meat of one kind or another, some types also eat flower nectar and pollen.
Yellow jackets don’t make honey, but they regurgitate pollen for their larvae to eat.
Technically they are pollinators, but yellow jackets aren’t nearly as good at it as native bees and honey bees in Lancaster. If you have a yellow jacket infestation in Lancaster, call (717) 674-3119 or email us for a free inspection/estimate, same-day service*, and a 100% results guarantee.
Wasps: This is a general term that describes any flying insect that can sting multiple times, eats meat, and is either solitary or makes colonies. Hornets, paper wasps, yellow jackets, and mud daubers are all types of wasps.
Bumblebees: These have round, fuzzy bodies and stubby wings. They are usually black and yellow. They are closely related to wasps, but they aren’t technically wasps or bees.
Bees: Of all the thousands of bee species, they all have hairy bodies, short wings, and at least some hairs, though some kinds are fuzzy. They can be black and yellow or completely black.
The most well-known types of bees are honey bees and carpenter bees.
We find technicians extremely polite and knowledgeable. Last year had a terrible swarm of ground bees nest on our deck. Fox came and eradicated the issue promptly and did not let them get in the house. They also got rid of ants. On a personal note, we have a small dog. Every single technician that comes takes a moment to pet him. The kindness that shows makes them obviously not only stellar at what they do but caring in their dealing and observant with customers. A great company with skillfully trained folks Recommended.
Our property has and is serviced by Fox. They've proven to be reliable, knowledgeable and responsive to our needs. I do have to commend John, one of your staff for providing us with thorough service and a bank of knowledge which made me so much more confident in the service.
If a Fox Pest Control customer has an infestation of covered pests in their Lancaster, PA home or business between regularly scheduled Home Protection Plan treatments, we will come back and perform targeted treatments to get rid of the pest at no charge. If Fox Pest Control cannot resolve the problem after three such targeted treatments, we will cheerfully refund the customer’s last monthly subscription fee, as long as all other terms of the agreement have been met.
And if you see any pest activity between your regularly scheduled treatments, simply give our Lancaster office a call; we'll come back at no additional charge.
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