Stinging Insect Facts
The Traveling Bee In order to create 1 ounce of honey, a bee travels an average of 1,600 round trips at up to six miles per journey. If a bee were to produce 1 pound of honey, it would have to travel a distance equal to 2 times around our planet Earth. Offering: bee control, wasp control
Lots of Flowers When making 1 pound of honey, honeybees will visit 2 million flowers to accomplish this goal.
Hive Statistics Just one beehive is home to about 40,000 to 45,000 busy little bees. Bee Speed On the average, a bee can fly 13 to 15 miles per hour.
Drunks It is not uncommon to find wasps that have fed on ferment and have gotten drunk and 'passed out.'
Life Span A bee's life only lasts about 6 weeks during stretches of time involving honey production.
A bee, wasp, or hornet problem in or your home, yard, or business can be dangerous. If someone has an allergy and is stung, the reaction might be severe and even life threatening. A bad reaction can occur even if the allergy had previously been non-existent or mild. After repeated exposure to stings, the allergy can worsen. If you have a bee, wasp, or hornet problem, we can help.
Exterminating bees or wasps on your own can be difficult, dangerous, and time consuming. Chemical sprays purchased in your local home improvement store that are not applied correctly are ineffective. The most challenging nests to control are those that located deep inside the walls of a home or in the attic. Often, someone without the proper experience will not be able to determine where the nests are located. In this case you will only be able to see where the wasps are flying back and forth through a crack or hole in the home. If there are bees, wasps, or hornets are anywhere in your home or business, extreme caution is advised.