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How to Get Rid of Cicada Killer Wasps

There are many strange insects out there and one of the most unusual is the cicada killer wasp. This creature behaves in unique ways and can be a nuisance to homeowners. 

How to Get Rid of Cicada Killer Wasps

When they do become a nuisance, the best way to get rid of cicada killer wasps is to contact a professional. Since cicada killer wasps tend to nest in tight places, it takes an expert touch to deliver the right product to the right place.

Trying to deal with cicada killer wasps yourself can provoke them and lead to an unpleasant encounter.

Sage Pest Control can take care of any problems you have with cicada killer wasps. Call our professional cicada killer wasp removal experts to request an estimate for a one-time service to remove them from your property.

What is a Cicada Killer Wasp?

Their name says it all. Cicada killer wasps are wasps that kill cicadas. They are large in size, around 2 inches long, though males are smaller. They tend to have more black than yellow, and their yellow is not as bright as other wasps.

Do They Sting People?

The good news is that cicada killer wasps rarely sting people. They are much more focused on cicadas. If you see a female, there is a good chance it will be carrying a cicada back to its home, which could be in your yard. They tend to like sunny areas near trees where cicadas tend to live.

When cicada killer wasps do bite people, it is typically during accidental encounters when a person inadvertently touches or gets near the nest. Their mild venom can cause irritation. In addition to accidental bites, male wasps can be very territorial. Though they lack stingers, they are known to dive-bomb people when they get close to their nests.

Trust Our Top-Rated Wasp Control Experts

Sage Pest Control can help you deal with any cicada killer wasp issues you have. If they become a nuisance, we can help take care of the problem. We serve the Charlotte, North Carolina areas with the best expert service.

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