::Stinging Insects
31 08, 2015

How To Avoid Yellow Jackets And Their Stings

August 31st, 2015|Pest Prevention, Stinging Insects|

Yellow jackets are certainly worthy of avoiding, as insect stings are the leading cause of death from venomous creatures. While they are not noted for being extremely aggressive, yellow jackets will sting people if they feel physically threatened. They will also fervently defend their nest if they think that it is being disturbed.

30 04, 2015

Stinging Insects In Milwaukee

April 30th, 2015|Stinging Insects|

Raise your hand if you like getting stung. I didn't think so. But when many homeowners see bees, hornets, wasps or yellow jackets fly by in spring, they simply go back inside and do nothing about it. Most homeowners don't realize that spring is when you stop these stinging insects in their tracks. Here's why.

6 09, 2014

Protect Your Family From Wasps This Fall

September 6th, 2014|Stinging Insects|

In fall, you're going to see a lot more wasps, because there are more of them to see.

19 08, 2014

Stinging Insect Populations Soar As The Summer Comes To An End

August 19th, 2014|Stinging Insects|

By the end of the summer, wasp populations tend to be at their peak and wasp activity outside the nest seems to be at its peak too! If you are seeing wasps now, there’s a good chance as the summer wears on, the populations will only increase.

30 07, 2014

Is Your Property Attracting Stinging Insects?

July 30th, 2014|Stinging Insects|

You probably spend a lot of time in your yard during the spring and summer months. You may have a vegetable or flower garden that you like to spend the morning or afternoons enjoying. The more time you spend outdoors, the greater your chances of getting stung by a stinging insect.

19 09, 2013

Stinging Insect Identification And Prevention

September 19th, 2013|Stinging Insects|

Did you know that stinging insects can continue to be a problem through the fall? Many people don’t know this fact, unless they’ve been witness to these buzzing insects flying around their fall picnics and BBQs. But lately we’ve gotten a few phone calls from concerned homeowners who have gotten a little too close and personal with these insects that are nesting inside their homes.

13 09, 2012

Stinging Insects Remain Active This Fall In Wisconsin

September 13th, 2012|Stinging Insects|

The days may be getting shorter and the temperatures beginning to cool but despite the shift from summer to fall, we have not seen the last of summer pests. Stinging insects remain a serious threat to homeowners in Milwaukee, Madison and throughout Wisconsin during the fall months as their colonies are abundant. This means a greater risk of finding a nest on your property or inside of your home, as well as a greater risk of getting stung.

10 09, 2012

Is That A Yellowjacket or Paper Wasp?

September 10th, 2012|Stinging Insects|

Have European Paper Wasps taken over this year? I have not seen a single paper wasp nest with the species Northern Paper Wasp (Polistes fuscatus) but I have see lots of European Paper Wasps (Polistes dominula). I am very curious to see if you are experiencing the same thing. I have included pictures of the two species along with a picture of a yellowjacket for your reference.

10 08, 2012

Wisconsin’s Most Wanted Pests of Summer

August 10th, 2012|Ants, Mosquitoes, Stinging Insects|

If you would like to report a sighting of mosquitoes, stinging insects, or ants in your home or business, please contact us at Wil-Kil Pest Control.

11 06, 2012

Watch Out For Stinging Insects at Your Next Picnic

June 11th, 2012|Stinging Insects|

Picnics always make great memories. The time spent with family and friends enjoying some great food and conversation outdoors is priceless. But those memories can quickly turn sour if you encounter stinging insects including bees, wasps, hornets and yellow jackets.

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