Protect Your Home from Wasps, Hornets, & Yellowjackets

Since 2008, Stomp Pest Control has been offering Wasp, Hornet, & Yellowjacket nest removal for residents in the greater Raleigh area. If you want some of the best Wasp, Hornet, & Yellowjacket control at your home, our locally owned and managed team can help. For as little as $35 per month (no hidden fees or contract is necessary), we offer Wasp, Hornet, & Yellowjacket control.

Since Wasps, Hornets & Yellowjackets are notorious for building nests in tough-to-reach spots and breed extremely quickly, eradication can be difficult using DIY methods. Before you know it, you can’t enjoy the outdoors in peace. If you need to have a nest removed or want to be proactive, our team is here to provide expert pest control services.

Wasp, Hornet, & Yellowjacket Control We Provide

Wasp Nest Removal

We offer wasp nest removal so you can enjoy the outdoors, mow your lawn, and garden without the fear of being stung. Wasps will lay eggs and reproduce quickly, so it’s important to have a wasp nest removed as soon as you notice one.

Types of Wasps We Eradicate

Our team provides wasp control and wasp nest removal for any kind of wasp, including the following:

Wasp nest removal in Raleigh

Paper wasps: One of the most common types of wasps in North Carolina is the paper wasp. Red and Northern paper wasps have dark red and black body and often yellow legs. Their nests can be found in light fixtures, outdoor structures, chimneys, and bushes.
Yellowjackets: Yellowjackets are a common type of wasp that has a yellow body with black spiracles on their abdomens.
Bald-faced Hornets: Its name is a misnomer — A bald-faced hornet is actually a type of wasp. They have paper-like nests and have faint white markings on their head and stinger. They can spray venom, making them an especially troublesome insect that calls for urgent wasp nest removal.

Hornet Nest Removal

Hornets are very aggressive and will sting anyone who comes near their nest. If you’ve seen a hornet or a hornet nest on your property, it’s important to have it removed by our professional pest control team. Our hornet nest removal includes the removal of European hornets, Asian hornets, and all other types of hornets.

  • Paper Wasps

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    • How big are paper wasps? The size of paper wasps range from 5/8-3/4 inches long (16-20 mm)
    • What is the scientific name of paper wasps? Polistes spp
    • Brownish in color with yellow or reddish markings
    • Equipped with 6 legs and 2 antennas
    • Oval-shaped with long legs
    • Often referred to as umbrella wasps
    • Tend to live in small and personalized colonies
    • Considered to be social compared to other wasp breeds
    • Known to feed off of nectar and other insects including flies, caterpillars, and ants
    • Females are known to migrate inside during cold months after inseminated
    • Strategically place nests in trees, porch crevasses, on top of windows and doorframes, deck railings and floor joints, and even in gutters
    • Have been known to sting if they’re disturbed or if their nest is threatened
    • Stings are known to be painful and also inflict allergic reactions
    • Can be controlled and somewhat prevented by meticulously maintaining landscaping, walkways, railings, porches, and trees (if possible)
  • Yellowjackets

    • Raleigh Wasp and Bee Pest Extermination Company How big are yellowjackets? Between 3/8-5/8 of an inch long
    • What is the scientific name of yellowjackets? Vespula spp. 
    • Black with yellow-striped patterns throughout
    • Equipped with 6 legs and an antenna
    • Found throughout the United States
    • Oval-shaped with relatively short legs
    • Live in large-sized colonies that consist of up to 4,000 worker bees
    • Most active and bothersome during the late months of summer and early autumn, as their colonies are at their peak during those times
    • Known to feed exclusively on sweet plants and vegetables and protein-rich plants
    • Consume protein in their larval stage, unlike other similar insects
    • Can be found essentially anywhere humans can be found, meaning it’s difficult to predict where they’ll end up building a nest
    • Nests are built out of chewed up cellulose and can often be found in high-up crevasses and  holes in the ground
    • Will sting if threatened, which is an issue because they feel threatened extremely easily
    • Considered social insects that are not afraid of humans
    • Led by a queen bee, whom lives over the wintertime and initiates a new colony each spring
    • Pose a significant health risk to humans, as they’re known to sting numerous times as opposed to only one time
    • Send approximately 525,000 humans to the emergency room each year in the United States alone, which is astronomically high
    • Can be controlled and even prevented by managing garbage cans closely (ensure they’re cleaned regularly and not left untouched for extended amounts of time), and avoid strong-smelling perfumes in late summer and early autumn seasons
  • Bald-Faced Hornets

    • Wasp and Bee Pest Extermination Company RaleighHow big are bald-faced hornets? Generally, between 1/2-5/8 inches, Queen bald-faced hornets are typically around 3/4 of an inch
    • What is the scientific name of bald-faced hornets? Dolichovespula maculata
    • Mostly black in color with a handful of white spots on body and face
    • Equipped with 6 legs and antennas
    • Long and thin in shape
    • Can be found throughout the United States
    • Known for being fast-moving and aggressive
    • Build large paper-like, enclosed nests in trees that have been known to grow larger than a basketball over a month or two
    • Can be controlled and possibly regulated by keeping a close eye on any potential paper-like nest forming in a tree around your home
    • What do bald-faced hornets eat? Primarily flower nectar or juices. As members of the Vespidae family, they’ve also been known to live off of protein by eating other insects or small animals.
    • How do bald-faced hornets reproduce? Queen bald-faced hornets lay numerous eggs inside her colonies nest which eventually hatch into larvae
    • Do bald-faced hornets hibernate? Queen bald-faced hornets hibernate, usually inside a home owner’s shed or garage

Contact Us for Wasp, Hornet, & Yellowjacket Nest Removal in Raleigh

While many Wasps, Hornets, & Yellowjackets are beneficial to our ecosystem, they become a nuisance when they take over your yard or become aggressive. If Wasps, Hornets, & Yellowjackets are hindering your outdoor time or posing a threat to children or pets, it’s time to implement an effective pest control program at your home.

To learn more about our Wasp, Hornet, & Yellowjacket control in the greater Raleigh area, contact us today at (919) 231-3292 or fill out the form below and experience the Stomp Difference.