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Getting rid of a hornet nest is no simple task. Although it may be tempting to eradicate the problem on your own, the best thing to do when faced with a hornet infestation is to call a professional exterminator. Because an entire hornet nest can be mobilized to attack and sting humans when provoked, it’s important to take all necessary precautions to avoid the dangers associated with hornets and other stinging insects you may come across.

At Richland Pest & Bee Control, our team has spent nearly four decades providing expert stinging insect control services in Hartford, CT and all surrounding areas. We know exactly how to eliminate your hornet problem without jeopardizing the safety of you, your family, your employees, or your customers.

Hornet sitting on a hive

How to Identify Hornets: Hornets v. Other Stinging Insects

Many clients who call us with a stinging insect problem are unsure of what exactly they’re dealing with. Although hornets can easily be confused for beeswasps or yellow jackets, there are a few characteristics that distinguish hornets from other stinging pests.

  • Generally nest in trees, bushes, flowers or old wood
  • Football-shaped nests
  • Reddish in color with a white mask over their face
  • Need Help Getting Rid of Hornets in CT? Call Richland Pest & Bee Control

    If you suspect a hornet infestation at your home or business, don’t wait to contact the CT hornet removal experts at Richland Pest & Bee Control! With more than 35 years of experience in the stinging insect control industry, our team has the knowledge, expertise and training needed to effectively eliminate your hornet problem once and for all. We use only the safest and most up-to-date methods to effectively get rid of hornets on your property.

    To request a free estimate on hornet control service across all of Connecticut and parts of Western Massachusetts, give us a call today at 1-800-308-9126, or fill out the form at the bottom of the page. We proudly offer 24/7 emergency service for your complete satisfaction and peace of mind.

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    Richland Pest & Bee Control offers professional hornet control to homes and businesses in all areas of Connecticut, including Avon, Bristol, Cromwell, East Hartford, East Haven, East Windsor, Farmington Valley, Hamden, Hartford, Hebron, Manchester, Meriden, Naugatuck, New Britain, New Hartford, New Haven, North Haven, Shelton, Southbury, Southington, Stafford, Suffield, Tolland, Trumbull, Vernon, Wallingford, Waterbury, West Hartford, West Haven, Windsor, Windsor Locks, and Woodbury and all surrounding areas of Connecticut since 1974. 

    frequently asked questions about HORNETS CONTROL SERVICES

    Click through the questions below to learn more about hornets control services options from Richland Pest & Bee Control. If you have any additional questions, feel free to reach out by contacting us online, or giving us a call at 1-800-308-9126.

    Hornets are a type of large stinging insect that belong to the wasp family. They are known for their aggressive behavior and painful stings.

    Signs of a hornet infestation include seeing a large number of hornets around your property, finding nests or hives, and hearing a buzzing sound coming from inside your walls or ceilings.

    The best way to control hornets is to hire a professional pest control company with experience in dealing with these insects. Our experts use specialized equipment and protective gear to safely remove hornet nests and apply insecticides to eliminate any remaining hornets.

    Hornets can be very dangerous if they feel threatened or if you disturb their nest. They may sting multiple times, which can cause severe allergic reactions in some people.

    The best time of year to control hornets is in the spring or early summer, before the nest has become too large. However, our experts can also remove hornet nests later in the season if necessary.

    The length of time it takes to get rid of a hornet infestation depends on the size of the infestation and the type of treatment used. In general, it can take anywhere from a few days to several weeks to fully eliminate the problem.

    Our experts take all necessary precautions during hornet control treatment to ensure your safety. We may recommend that you stay indoors or keep pets and children away from the treated area until it’s fully dry.

    Yes, we offer a warranty on our hornet control services. If you experience any problems with hornets within a certain period of time after treatment, we’ll come back and re-treat your property free of charge.

    The best solution to get rid of hornets is to hire a professional pest control company with experience in dealing with these insects. Our experts use specialized equipment and protective gear to safely remove hornet nests and apply insecticides to eliminate any remaining hornets. Depending on the size and location of the nest, the treatment may involve physical removal, vacuuming, or chemical treatments.

    There are several effective hornet repellents, including commercial insecticides and natural remedies such as peppermint oil, clove oil, and vinegar. However, repellents are typically not as effective as targeted treatments, and it’s best to hire a professional pest control company to safely and effectively eliminate a hornet infestation.

    Some of the natural enemies of hornets include birds, spiders, praying mantises, and other predatory insects. However, attempting to control a hornet infestation by introducing natural predators is not recommended, as it can be dangerous and may not effectively eliminate the problem.

    There are several natural methods for getting rid of hornets, including using peppermint oil, vinegar, or a mixture of water and dish soap to deter and kill hornets. However, these methods are typically not as effective as targeted treatments using specialized equipment and insecticides. It’s best to hire a professional pest control company with experience in dealing with hornets to safely and effectively eliminate an infestation.