Fox Pest Control is a top-rated yellow jacket exterminator in Pittsburgh, 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. Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh pest control exterminator to promptly remove nests. Fox Pest Control is here to help homeowners in Pittsburgh live yellow jacket free.
The affordable yellow jacket exterminators at Fox provide Pittsburgh, PA yellow jacket nest removal near you and also offer a home protection plan to help you control various other pests throughout the year.
If you’re searching for pest control for bees (including carpenter bees), hornets, or wasps, check out these pages for more info. Not sure what they are? No problem! Call us at (724) 384-7071 or email us for a free inspection. Our expert technicians can identify the insect and exterminate it.
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 Pittsburgh.
The most common sign of yellow jackets in Pittsburgh is actually seeing them flying around your yard, garden, house, flowers, or other areas.
Some species of yellow jackets in Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh, PA. Call us at (724) 384-7071 or email us for a free inspection/estimate, same-day service*, and a 100% guarantee on results.
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Fox Pest Control provides yellow jacket control services in Pittsburgh, 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 Pittsburgh at (724) 384-7071 or email us for a free inspection & estimate, same-day service*, and a 100% results guarantee. Yellow jacket removal in Pittsburgh, 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 Pittsburgh, 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 Pittsburgh. Get started by calling (724) 384-7071 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 Pittsburgh could be important for homeowners. Call (724) 384-7071 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 Pittsburgh. If you have a yellow jacket infestation in Pittsburgh, call (724) 384-7071 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.
Fox Pest Control has been keeping my home bug free for over a year. Not only keeping the bugs at bay but doing it in an environmentally safe way. We need to keep the bees and pollinators safe if we expect to have plants, flowers and food. I appreciate the effort that takes for a company to do the right thing.
Our tech Tiler was super nice and did an amazing job! I don’t let anyone wear shoes in my house, and he came prepared with shoe covers too! So happy we chose Fox Pest Control! Super professional! I highly recommend!
To ensure our customer's safety, we insist on a thorough screening process for all Fox Pest Control Technicians. They also complete extensive training in the classroom and on the job with an experienced mentor before servicing alone.
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If a Fox Pest Control customer has an infestation of covered pests in their Pittsburgh, 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 Pittsburgh office a call; we'll come back at no additional charge.
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