Cleveland's Bee, Hornet, Wasp & Yellow Jacket Exterminator

We know bees are amazing insects that are most beneficial to pollinating plants, crops and trees but when buzzing around your door, home, roof-line, apartment building, business or burrowing into your foundation - bees are pests and could harm you, your family or your customers. Wasps are sometimes called bees because we tend to bundle all flying, stinging insects bigger than a mosquito into the bee category but the many wasp species are not technically bees. They include mostly smooth, almost hairless insects with long antennae, chewing mouthparts, 4 wings and a stinger like a bee, but it's the wasp species that make paper nests you'll find hanging from trees or buildings.  Whether you have a problem with bees or wasps, Bugg's Murphy Professional Exterminating will exterminate them.

Much like ants, different species of bees and wasps have various nesting habits and identifying behaviors that become critical in determining how to effectively exterminate the bees or wasps and what pest control treatment will inhibit their return. 

Common Bees in our Cleveland Area

Common ground nesting bees in the Cleveland area include: Long horned bee, Mining bee, Squash bee, Sweat bee and the Bumble bee. Honey Bees make their colonies in artificial hives, in the open and in cavities while the Large Carpenter Bees usually nest in wood, like the eaves. Other Cleveland area bees include the Mason bee and Leaf cutting bee (both nesting in above-ground, pre-existing holes) as well as the Small carpenter bee that nests in twigs and stems.

Common Wasps in our Cleveland Area - Yellow Jackets & Hornets

Wasps are not bees, although even we tend to lump them into the same category when we say we're bee exterminators - we exterminate wasps just as frequently. There are some 30,000 different species of wasps (not all in Northeast Ohio thankfully) and include yellow jackets and hornets.  The paper nests you find in the roof line, the eaves, behind the shutters, under decks and off yard debris all belong to wasps - either paper wasps, yellow jackets or hornets most likely. The longer the nests go unchecked, the larger their nests get and the more difficult it is to exterminate the wasps on your own.  Many wasps, like the bald faced hornet, can sting multiple times when they feel threatened so dealing with a large nest on your own could be a very bad idea.

Wasps common to Cleveland include the Paper Wasp (Northern Paper Wasp & European Paper Wasp), Yellow Jackets (Eastern Yellow Jacket), Hornets (Bald-faced Hornet & European Hornet), Crabronid Wasps (Cicada Killer, Stink Bug Hunter, Pipe Organ Mud Dauber) the black-and-yellow Mud Dauber, Blue Mud Dauber, Great Black Wasp, Thread-waisted Wasp, and Spider Wasp. 

Learn more at this Insect Identification page and call us to get rid of whatever bee, wasp, hornet, yellow jacket or other flying insect has invaded your home or business.

Cleveland Bee Exterminator & Pest Control

If you have a problem with bees in your home or business, the best thing to do is contact Bugg's Murphy Professional Exterminating.  Exterminating bees, wasps, yellow jackets, hornets or any stinging insect on your own isn't worth the risk. 


Do-It-Yourself Bee Control & Wasp Extermination

You see bee, wasp, hornet and yellow jacket extermination products at most local hardware stores, big box stores and drug stores around Cleveland and our west side suburbs so why would you need a professional bee exterminator?  We can think of three good reasons, but it's up to you:

  1. Don't get stung. The most obvious reason is because bees, hornets, yellow jackets and wasps sting. And some of them keep stinging.
  2. Nest is too high.  Or maybe the nest is at the top of your roof, apartment building, restaurant or in a tall tree and throwing things at it doesn't seem like a good idea. We use a boom truck that takes our exterminators up eight stories to eliminate your wasp problem.
  3. Our products work the first time. The most effective insecticides for killing bees, hornets, wasps, yellow jackets and other flying, stinging insects are strong, and deadly when not used correcly, which is why they're not available to the average consumer and have restricted uses for licensed pesticide applicators only - like Bugg's Murphy Professional Exterminating company.  

Three Month Guarantee on Extermination and Pest Control

And the MOST important reason to forego buying over-the-counter, do-it-yourself, products to kill bees or wasps and use Bugg's Murphy Professional Exterminating instead is that we stand by our application for 3 months  When you use our extermination and pest control services to get rid of your bees, hornets, wasps, yellow jackets or any other pests we exterminate, we guarantee our treatment works. If you see signs of the pest returning, or not properly being exterminated within 3 months, we come back and treat again at no cost.

Located in Berea, Ohio our exterminator and pest control crew services Strongsville, N. Ridgeville, Columbia Station, Olmsted Falls, N. Olmsted, Westlake, Avon, Avon Lake, Bay Village, Rocky River, Fairview Park and the west side suburbs of Cleveland - including Cleveland.  If you're not sure whether you're in our service area, just give us a call - we may be on a job out your way. 

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