How To Avoid Yellow Jacket Stings Around Tulsa
June 28, 2019
Things to know about yellow jackets
Preventing Yellow Jacket Infestations
If you already have a yellow jacket nest somewhere near your house, you should call a professional service like Montgomery Exterminating. We have experiencing safely removing the yellow jackets. Don’t try to remove a yellow jacket nest on your own.
However, if you don’t have yellow jackets yet, there are some steps you can take to make sure they don’t become a problem in your home or on your property:
Plant your garden far from your house and away from areas where your children play and where you relax outside.
Yellow jackets will likely spend time near plants and flowers, so keep them away from your house.
To keep yellow jackets out of your house you need to search for any points of entry, such as holes or cracks, and seal them to block access.
Yellow jackets travel in search of food, so make sure they don’t find any in your yard.
Trash cans should always be closed with tightly fitting lids.
If you’re hosting an event or eating outside, keep all foods and drinks covered as much as possible.
Avoid wearing any strongly scented perfume or lotion when you're spending time outdoors, as this may attract yellow jackets.
When outside, keep an eye out for nests in the ground or around your house. Be especially watchful when mowing your lawn, as you don’t want to disrupt a yellow jacket nest.
Treating a Yellow Jacket Infestation
Once yellow jackets have moved onto your property, it’s time to get help. It’s always safer to call a professional instead of attempting to remove the nest yourself. Montgomery Exterminating will inspect your property and evaluate the situation to determine the best treatment plan. A professional pest control technician will have the proper equipment and material to deal with yellow jackets. You can rest easy and finish that ideal summer day without the pain and worry of a yellow jacket sting.