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Consequences of a Wasp Infestation

Wasps are an inevitable part of summer, making their presence known during the warmer months of the year. While they typically aren’t an issue if they’re just outside, a wasp infestation in your home can have consequences, ranging from mild to serious. High Country Pest Control is here to explain why wasp infestations are a problem and why you need pest control services immediately if you find them in or around your home. Learn more and contact our wasp exterminators immediately if you find wasps in your home!

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Can Harm Pets and Children

Because children and pets don’t understand that wasps can be harmful, they may be more likely to approach or grab them, which can lead to painful stings. If you have an infestation, your children and pets are at a much higher risk for being stung, especially if they make their way to the wasp’s nest. Protect your children and pets — contact our wasp exterminator today!

Dangerous for Those Allergic

While a wasp sting may not be anything more than painful for the typical person, they can pose a serious risk for those with wasp allergies. If pets or children happen to be allergic and you don’t know it yet, a serious and scary situation can ensue. A wasp infestation puts you, your family, and guests at a much higher risk of getting stung, so it’s important to handle it right away, especially if you live with people who are allergic.

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Wasp nest built in the ceiling of an old barn.

Damage to Your Home

Besides being a complete nuisance to your household, wasps can also cause minor damage to your house. Wasps often build nests inside your home in places such as your attic, wall cavities, and even beneath your floorboards. If they happen to get wet or become too heavy, they can weigh down the beams in your home, leading to warping and other issues. As long as they are removed quickly, however, the damage won’t be significant.

Quick Multiplying

One of the most important things to remember when you’re faced with a wasp infestation is that they multiply rapidly, which can make it difficult to remove them when they begin reproducing. That’s why, if you notice multiple wasps flying around your home, you reach out to our wasp exterminators at High Country Pest Control to get your infestation under control as quickly as possible.

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Find Insect Pest Control Today

A wasp infestation is serious and needs to be taken care of right away. Our team at High Country Pest Control has the skills, knowledge, experience, and tools necessary to provide you with efficient and effective pest control. Contact us today to learn more about our services or to schedule an appointment in Colorado Springs or the surrounding areas.