Hornet Control for Lake Balboa Properties
There are just around 20 varieties of true hornets around the world. The sole specie of a true hornet inside the U.S. is the European hornet (Vespa crabro). This particular hornet came to the U.S. from Europe and has now discovered how to adjust to a variety of cities within The United States. The European hornet is brown and yellow colored and measures roughly 1 1/2 in. in length.
While not a genuine hornet, the baldfaced hornet (Dolichovespula maculata) is included here because most individuals usually refer to it as a hornet. The baldfaced hornet is about one inch long and it is colored black and white. Both hornets possess habits much like that of a yellow jacket. Size is probably the most easily recognized variation because yellow jackets are smaller than hornets.
Determining The Type of Hornet
Should you discover an aerial nest that’s spherical and the size of a basketball (regularly seen in trees) you may have discovered a baldfaced hornet nest. European hornets will make their nests in remote, above-ground areas such as hollow trees, attics, patios and inside of wall voids. Hornet nests are constructed with paper-like materials produced by the hornets mixing their saliva together with wood they obtain. Through the nest-building time of the year, it may not be abnormal to see a hornet scraping away a thin layer of wood from a wooden fence, an older log or even outside of an unpainted wood building.
Hornets are well known for the tremendously debilitating sting but actually help manage additional pests all around your home from transforming into a bother inside your home. Hornets are actually sociable therefore it’s not likely you will come across individual hornets and rather will come across a group at one time. They happen to be rather protective of their nests so it’s vital that you never approach them if you discover a nest. While not as aggressive as yellow jackets, the baldfaced hornet, and also to a lower degree, the European hornet, promptly and forcefully protect their home when suspecting any threat.
Phone Our Lake Balboa Hornet Exterminators
It is always best to request the help and advice from your pest management expert before you start trying any kind of do-it-yourself endeavors for hornet control. Call our own hornet control professionals at (818) 230-5286 if you’re ready to have a safer, hornet-free property in the Lake Balboa, CA area.