Bees / Wasps - Midlothian

Bees are an important part of our ecosystem, responsible for pollinating 50% to 80% of the world’s crops. They also make honey. But bees can also be dangerous, especially if you or your family are allergic to bees.

Virginia is home to over 60 varieties of bees, including:

  • Bumblebees
  • Sweat Bees
  • Cuckoo Bee
  • Honeybees
  • Leaf-cutter Bees
  • Carpenter Bees
  • Longhorn Bees

They can nest all manner of different cavities and areas in and around your home. You may not realize you have bees until you remove a panel, wall , or other part of your home’s structure an find a huge nest.

The most common wasps in Virginia are called paper wasps, called so for the paper-like nests the build in door frames, windowsills, under the eaves of your home, and in corners of outdoor sheds and garages. These pests feed on nectar and pollen as well as prey on insects and spiders.

These stinging pests are dangerous to disturb and will swarm if touched. Removal of bee and wasp nests (especially very large nests) require a professional. Pest Solutions can quickly and easily remove any bee or wasp nest safely so that you and your family can avoid being stung in and around your home.