Help! There Are Wasps On My Dallas Property! What Should I Do?

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Most pests are easy to walk by, mostly because they are small, out of sight, or not a direct threat to your health. This cannot be said about wasps. These local insects are often brightly colored, scary to look at, and always ready to attack. If you keep seeing wasps on your Dallas property and don't know what to do, we have some things to consider today. Contact our team at Addison Pest Control Of Texas if you want immediate information about professional services. Let us detail what pest control in Dallas looks like and offer an answer to wasp nests on your property.

Common Types Of Wasps That Invade Dallas Yards

You can find many types of stinging insects around Dallas. Wasps are one of the most prevalent and feared types of stinging bugs. Here are some common types of wasps in our area:

  • Paper wasps
  • Mud daubers
  • Ground wasps
  • Cicada killers

If you want to know what kinds of wasps are building nests on your property, bring in our team for a quick pest inspection. 

Some Wasps Can Be Dangerously Aggressive

This might come as a shock, but wasps are not always aggressive. If you catch one of these pests a hundred feet away from its nest, it won't pay you any mind unless you act aggressively toward it. It is only when people or animals wander too close to wasp nests that these pests attack. Keeping this in mind, some species of wasps are more aggressive than others. In general, the paper wasp is one of the less aggressive. The yellow jacket, a common type of ground wasp, is much more aggressive and becomes even more protective during the fall when their queens get ready to hibernate. Be extra cautious when walking through your yard if you suspect wasps are around. Both paper wasps and yellow jackets can build nests inside abandoned burrows that are sometimes hard to see. 

Why You Shouldn't Try To Get Rid Of Wasps On Your Own

Are you immune to wasp venom? We don't know of anyone who is. Assuming you are not the exception, we highly recommend leaving these pests alone unless you have the proper experience and tools to deal with nests on your property. Keeping this in mind, there are methods to deter an infestation. Here are three basic strategies every property owner should know.

  1. Keep your property clean by picking up fruits, berries, and leftovers from gatherings.
  2. Carefully knock down nests before they grow larger than a golf ball.
  3. Consider reducing the number of flowering plants you have on your property.

These steps can minimize the chances of wasps and other stinging insects nesting on your property. For direct help dealing with different kinds of wasps in Dallas, let our team know you need help.

The Best Way To Remove And Prevent Wasps Around Your Property

It doesn't matter what wasps are causing trouble on your Dallas property; we have answers for you at Addison Pest Control Of Texas. Because this is a dangerous job, we train our technicians thoroughly. We trust any member of our team to handle these dangerous insects wherever they are inside or around your home.

Contact Addison Pest Control Of Texas today and learn more about our wasp control options. We will answer any questions you have about our services and help you schedule an appointment for your Dallas home and property.