Baldfaced Hornet

Our remedy for baldfaced hornet control

First, contact us. The baldfaced hornet is not a DIY pest. Removing their nest is the only way to effectively eliminate a baldfaced hornet colony. This should only be done by an experienced professional. The danger of stings is considerable as they will repeatedly sting if they feel threatened.

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How to Identify a Baldfaced Hornet

Appearance

Black with white pattern on face and abdomen; large, about 1 inch long.

Habitat

Bald-faced hornets are relatives of the yellowjacket. Unlike yellowjackets, bald-faced hornets do not build nests inside the walls or attics of buildings. They construct their nests on the branches of trees and shrubs, on overhangs, utility poles, houses, sheds and other structures. These wasps will aggressively attack and sting any intruder threatening or disturbing its nest. Because of their aggressive nature, they’re not a DIY pest.

Diet

Bald-faced hornets are natural predators that feed on many different insects.

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“Their staff advised what to expect with regards to ongoing activity before they even came out”

“Rose Pest came out and handled the problem with a hornets nest nearing our public parking lot. They not only sprayed the nest, but the surrounding branches in an effort to kill any hornets hiding in the branches. Their staff advised what to expect with regards to ongoing activity before they even came out so the information could be relayed to our staff so they could continue to be diligent in walking near the area. Will definitely keep them on file if we encounter any further needs of this nature.​”

Gayle L | Business Owner
Bartlett, IL

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