What are wasps and hornets?
Wasps and hornets are stinging insects that belong to the order of insects known as hymenoptera. This is the same order of insects that ants belong to. These insects are known as beneficial insects as they are pollinators. Depending upon specifics species they will nest in the ground or in nests which they construct in various locations from the eaves of homes to trees or bushes.
Are they dangerous?
Yes, wasps and hornets account for about 30 percent of the 54 deaths related to arthropod bites each year. Some individuals are allergic and may suffer anaphylactic shock due to being stung.
Can I do it myself?
Due to the complexity of treatment and the time required, wasps, hornets and other stinging insects are generally not a pest many people have success in eradicating on their own. Beware when purchasing pesticides and other products online as many are not effective. Pesticides can be harmful to people and pets if they are misused or mixed improperly.
How soon can you get here?
Schendel is 100% committed to helping you ASAP. In most cases, we can respond the same or very next day.
Is the treatment safe?
Schendel uses the least amount of material possible while still resolving the problem. We utilize natural products, baits and mechanical means as a form of treatment whenever possible. When conventional materials are required, we follow very stringent guidelines for the use of the product so that it poses no threat to people, pets or plants. All products are found to be effective and registered by the EPA. Our service technicians will inform you of any specific safety measures that need to be taken.
How much does it cost?
We have standard pricing for all of our pest services, based on average size homes under 3500 square feet and where the infestation does not require more than the standard number of services. We will always make you aware of any price changes before we start your service. Sign up for your FREE quote today and see how much you can save with Schendel.
What is the Guarantee?
Schendel offers customers an exclusive PestZero Guarantee. We will target the source and eliminate your pest problem. If pests return, Schendel returns for free. Guaranteed.
How can I prevent this in the future?
Pest problems can be difficult to prevent. Many of our clients choose to continue service to keep pests out of their home throughout the year. You can also check out our Pest Prevention Tips page for more prevention tips from Schendel.