Have you ever been stung by a hornet?

21115_744117045704547_1607707467819889463_nDo you know of someone that is allergic to bees, wasps or hornets?
Have you ever been stung by a hornet?
Hornet stings are more painful than typical wasp stings because hornet has stronger venom and can sting multiple times. People who are allergic to wasp venom are also allergic to hornet stings. If you have someone in your family that is allergic to bees, wasps or hornet stings give us a call and we’ll come out an inspect your property. Let’s stay safe this summer.

Be in the know about Ticks

1897870_744111522371766_8701226566527651321_nWe’re gonna kill some ticks this year. Sometimes they can be on you and you don’t even know it. This summer, check your kids and pets after they’ve been outside. Lyme disease is caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi and is transmitted to humans through the bite of infected blacklegged ticks. Here’s more info about ticks.
http://www.cdc.gov/lyme/

Be aware of TICKS

1897870_744111522371766_8701226566527651321_nHere’s a tick compared to the size of a penny. If you’ve had ticks before you know they are very hard to locate. They like to crawl and find a spot where the skin is tender and then feast on you. They can spread disease and if you don’t remove them properly the wound could get infected. If you find ticks or just want to make sure you don’t have any in your yard, give us a call and we’ll treat your yard.

Yellow jackets are harmful

11076247_744127092370209_8102468828507486477_nEver gotten stung on your mouth by a yellow jacket that was in your soda can? Yellow Jackets are looking for sources of sugar. In late summer, foraging workers pursue other food sources from meats to ripe fruits, or scavenge human garbage, sodas, picnics, etc., since larvae in the nest fail to meet requirements as a source of sugar. If you see a concern for yellow jacket near your home, give us a call we’ll come out for an inspection.

Fleas reproduce 4000+

10486217_744122282370690_6522533396319887411_nOnce you have fleas, they are hard to get rid of because they can reproduce 4000 eggs in their short life span of about 100 days. If you have fleas give us a call, we’ll come right out and spray. It’s important to catch the infestation early before it gets out of hand.