It is very easy to agitate yellow jackets. There have been instances when sounds and vibrations coming from lawn mowers have triggered an attack, even from a fair distance. Protect yourself. Call us for a Free Estimate.
Yellow jackets will change their diet to include more sugars as the summer progresses. Because natural food sources begin to dry up, they turn to scavenging. They will hover around garbage cans or wherever they can find ripe or overripe fruit to fulfill their body's sugar requirement.
A smart step to prevent Yellowjackets attacking your pets is to keep pet food and other sources of protein indoors. Yellowjackets, really enjoy protein, and nothing is packed with more accessible proteins than pet food. Contact us for more information on how to control Yellowjackets.
Found throughout U.S., yellowjackets are most active in the late summer and early autumn when a colony is at its peak. They are aggressive and tend to sting when threatened. Yellowjacket control requires specialized equipment and safety precautions.