Hornet Control

Do you know only 20 true species of hornets really exist? The main one actual specie of a true hornet in the States is the European hornet. As its title indicates, the European hornet is definitely an introduced species which came to the U.S. from Europe and has adapted to many areas of the United States. You can actually identify the European hornet by noticing its coloration and length; yellow and brown, 1 1/2 inches in length.

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An additional typical pest you have likely read about, the ‘bald-faced’ hornet, is not actually a true hornet. This undesirable pest is usually an inch long and black and white in color. Both hornets described just now reveal actions similar to that of a yellow jacket. Even so, being attentive to the actual size is the best technique to tell the difference; hornets are actually larger than yellow jackets.

In case you come upon an aerial nest that is circular and as large as a basketball (often noticed in trees) you might have uncovered a bald-faced hornet colony. In case you notice a nest in a hollowed out tree, in a wall, attic or around the outdoor patio, it’s very likely a European hornet nest. These particular nests oftentimes resemble ‘paper’ however they are made out of the hornet’s saliva combined with the wood material they gathered to make the nest. Throughout the nest-building period, it is normal to happen to view a hornet scraping away a thin layer of wood off a wooden fence, an older log or the outside of an unpainted wooden structure.

Although hornets are better known for their ability to cause an aching sting, they are very helpful predators that assist to control a range of insects that can otherwise grow to be pests. Nevertheless, hornets really are social creatures, and therefore they will aggressively shield their nest from any trespassers. European hornets happen to be less assertive than yellow jackets and they are proud of defending their home and tend to take drastic actions if necessary to fend off any kind of threat they predict.

We recommend seeking the guidance of our hornet control Winnetka professionals when considering any action to manage a hornet nest. Contact us at (818) 273-6530 right away!

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