The dangers of wasps that have become comfortable in your backyard, garden, or any other area within a home can never be underestimated. While these largely social winged insects easily differentiated from bees because of their narrow waists and longer bodies can look harmless, all it takes is a small trigger to make them attack. Another danger is that given their social nature, they rapidly grow in number when they find a spot that is accommodating. This means that a few wasps spotted within a home can in a few weeks become a large colony which makes everyone more vulnerable to potential attacks.
Apart from the social wasps, there are two other categories of wasps’ namely parasitic wasps and solitary hunting wasps. These groups tend to live independently but can still find a suitable area where they can easily find food and a place to lay their eggs. However, the most common categories are the social wasps which tend to create their habitats in areas with human activities. The species likely to be encountered in a house or garden are the paper wasps, hornets, and yellow jacket wasps.
Paper wasps also known as umbrella wasps are easily identified by their large black or brown bodies with yellow markings. They build nests which take the umbrella shape that can easily be spotted inside the house. Yellow jacket wasps, on the other hand, look like large bees which many people often confuse them for and can easily be spotted swarming over sugary drinks and meals rich in protein. Finally, is the hornet which resembles the yellow jackets wasps in color but are about 2 inches in size. They tend to build nests which take a ball’s shape with smooth walls and can easily hold hundreds of the insects.
Despite the different species of wasps that can be found in one’s house or backyard, they have a common trait, and that is they can be aggressive. This especially happens when they feel that their nests are threatened and they all get to an attack mode. The worst thing about a wasp is they repeatedly sting with studies showing that ‘playing dead’ never stops them from attacking. What this means is that in the event that they begin to attack, the results are fatal which is complicated by the deadly anaphylactic reaction for those with allergies. At home, children are at a higher risk as they might not be aware of the dangers that the insects could pose to them.
Since there is a lot of danger when wasps decide to make their habitats within a house, it is vital to make sure that they are removed as soon as possible. As the flying insects will not take an invasion of their territories easily, it is important to settle for professional wasp control in Detroit. This will not only take away the burden of the complicated process from your shoulders but is the most efficient way of ensuring the entire colony is removed. The professionals will also guarantee that no one is at risk of being attacked and that the whole process is completed smoothly.