Umbrella Wasps

Habitat

Umbrella Wasps

Their nest is an open egg clutch made of gray paper (made from wood pulp) and is usually found in the eaves of a home, mostly on the south and west sides. Those are the areas that receive the most sunlight and the umbrella wasps locate there for the heat that the sun provides. Their nest has no paper covering and the comb is clearly visible. Once the nest is removed and can be observed, the nest clearly looks like an upside-down umbrella, giving them the name Umbrella Wasps. These wasps can also be very territorial especially when a house is being painted or roof work is being performed.

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Identification

Umbrella wasps have an elongated body, black in color with yellowish colored legs and antennae. They are slow flyers and carry their legs down low and behind them as they fly.

Treatment

Safe and Effective Pest Control

Chuck Sullivan's method of application and choice of products is safe for your family and pets but eliminates the bug problems.

We use synthetic pyrethroids, a botanical-based material derived from chrysanthemum flowers that works in the same way as our own pharmaceutical products, which are simply designed to speed up the body's metabolism. The formula applied to insects, being on a much smaller scale, will result in their metabolism increasing to the point of extermination.

You might call it... 'Bug-Speed'. To put it in perspective, for example, flea control products are made from synthetic pyrethroids and are designed to be placed directly on the pet's skin. The dog or cat is too large to be affected by the material, but is destructive to the much smaller flea.

Therefore, when applied by a trained exterminator, pyrethroids are safe for human and pet health as well as the environment as they are used in very small doses and often diluted in water or oil. The formula breaks down in the environment, heat and sunlight speeding this process.

Chuck Sullivan Exterminators provides an All Pest Service Guarantee so you won't have to worry about wasps in your home or commercial building after treatment has been applied.

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Umbrella Wasps are INCLUDED in the All Pest Service guarantee.

 

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