Blog Posts in the Category of "Stinging Insects "


Preventing Wasps And Bees In Lawns Around The Quad Cities This Summer

As we head into the thick of summer, many of us love the idea of opening a cold can of pop as we sit on the lawn and enjoy the sunshine and the fresh air. Pop isn’t just a favorite for humans, though. The sugar can attract stinging insects such as bees, wasps, yellow jackets, and more. You may want to immediately try to kill these insects ...

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a black and yellow paper wasp invading a beautiful lilac garden in the quad city area

June 26, 2019

Why Call Quik-Kill For Wasps In Bettendorf

t’s a simple fact that no one, we repeat, no one, wants stinging insects invading their Bettendorf home. Often, many Bettendorf homeowners may try and handle a stinging insect infestation on their own with internet DIY methods that are “proven” to work. Methods such as burning a nest, using harmful wasp sprays, and knocking nes...

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a full grown adult wasp resting on a branch in a bettendorf yard

April 30, 2019

Why Get Professional Treatment For Wasps And Bees In Spring

With the return of spring comes the return of insects. Some of these insects, like dragonflies, may bring a smile to our faces, but others, like wasps, definitely don’t. If you have an abundance of stinging insects on your property, read on to learn why it is important to get professional treatment for wasps and bees this spring...

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a hornet perched on the rim of a drinking glass

March 13, 2019

Why Professional Help Is Best For Invasive Stinging Insects

During this time of year, stinging insects can be found just about everywhere in our area. When you think of stinging insects you may think of bees, wasps, or yellowjackets, but how much do you actually know about these stinging insects? Some bees like honey bees and bumble bees are beneficial, while others like carpenter bees, wasps, hornets an...

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wasp up close

July 19, 2018

Harmful Bees Vs. Beneficial Bees

There is something soothing about the hum of a bumble bee lazily droning around a flower garden on a hot summer day. Well, at least for some people. Others don't find anything soothing about bees at all. Whether you enjoy bees or not, it is important to remember that some bees are beneficial to have around--while others are decidedly not benefic...

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bumble bees

May 4, 2018

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