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Bee, Wasp, & Hornet Exterminators – Pest Control Services For Bee, Wasp & Hornet Removal

Your Local Bee, Wasp & Hornet Control Experts

Serving Charlotte | Raleigh - Durham | Greensboro

For 60 years, Bug Out has been a local leader in bee, wasp, and hornet control. Stinging insects are a normal part of life, but they can become dangerous when they build their nests near North Carolina homes and businesses. They can be aggressive and inflict painful stings if threatened. Trying to get rid of wasps or nests on your own is hazardous for you and everyone nearby, which is why it's essential to enlist help from a professional.

Our bee, wasp, and hornet exterminators have the skills and expertise to keep your home or business safe from stinging insects year-round.

Bees, Wasps, and Hornets Removal Solutions

We all know that bees, wasps, and hornets are all good for the environment—these insects provide important benefits in our local ecosystem, from pollinating flowers to controlling insects. However, these stinging insects can make for a hazardous environment when nests are built near your property in the summer. Because of their aggressive nature, it’s important to work with a professional bee and wasp exterminator if you have a problem.

Wasp and Hornet Extermination

Our technicians employ a variety of methods, including targeted chemical treatments, to eliminate nests safely. We use insecticides specifically formulated for wasps and hornets, applied with precision to minimize environmental impact and reduce risks to people and pets. We also implement safety measures such as wearing protective gear and ensuring proper ventilation during treatments.

What Are the Signs of a Wasp Infestation?

Signs of a wasp infestation include frequent sightings of wasps in and around the property, especially near potential wasp nesting sites such as eaves or trees. The discovery of nests, often resembling paper or mud structures, is another indicator. Additionally, aggressive behavior from wasps, such as buzzing or stinging, may signal that there is a nest nearby.

How to Safely Remove a Wasp or Hornet Nest

First, it’s important to identify the nest’s location and avoid disturbing it. When they feel threatened many species of bees, wasps, and hornets can get very aggressive when protecting their nests and cause very painful stings. It’s really important not to attempt to remove the nest yourself and seek the help of a professional pest control expert who can safely handle the nest. Our highly trained bee and wasp exterminators wear protective clothing, including gloves, long sleeves, and a face mask, and will use insecticidal sprays specifically designed for wasps and hornets from a safe distance.

Bee, Wasp & Hornet Control Services for YOUR HOME

Our Bee, Wasp & Hornet Control Process

When you have a nest on your property or in a tree nearby, it’s imperative to keep your distance and never attempt to knock it down yourself. At Bug Out, we have 60 years of experience removing bees, wasps, and hornets from North Carolina properties.

Our highly trained wasp exterminators will implement the following steps to keep you safe from stinging insects:

  1. Our technicians will thoroughly inspect your property to identify the source of the stinging insect and where the pests are nesting.
  2. We will implement safe hornet or wasp removal procedures using humane methods.
  3. Our team will employ humane methods to safely remove, relocate, or dispose of nests.
  4. We will perform further measures to ensure new nests aren’t created.

Bee, Wasp and Hornet Removal for YOUR BUSINESS

Keeping Bees, Wasps, & Hornets Away From Your Commercial Property

Stinging insects can create unsafe conditions near your business, especially if they’ve built a nest on your property. Wasps and hornets will forage garbage cans, trees, and gardens looking for sugary foods and protein. They’re also known to invade outdoor meals. Whether you run a restaurant, retail store, or school, it’s important to work with a professional when it comes to keeping your commercial property safe from wasps and hornets.

Bug Out offers safe and effective methods of hornet and wasp control to protect your property year-round.

Bug Out Reviews

Have used this pest control service for several years. Very rarely have an insect problem, but when I do, Bug Out comes immediately and addresses the issue! They have helped with ground wasps, pantry moths, sink flies, pantry moths, field mice, and roaches as needed over several years. As my regular ongoing service, they are also great. Highly recommend.

– Jody H.

Preventing Future Infestations from Bees, Wasps & Hornets

To prevent future infestations of bees, wasps, and hornets, start by sealing potential entry points around your property, such as cracks and gaps in walls and windows. Keep outdoor areas tidy and free of food debris, which can attract these insects. Trim vegetation regularly to discourage nesting and remove any existing nests promptly. Consider using natural repellents like citronella or mint plants, or commercially available repellent sprays.


Identifying bees, wasps, and hornets involves observing their physical characteristics, behaviors, and nesting habits. Bees typically have robust, hairy bodies and are often seen visiting flowers for pollen and nectar. They are generally non-aggressive and important pollinators. Wasps, on the other hand, are sleeker with narrow waists and may have bright colors or patterns. Wasps seek out potential nesting sites, such as eaves, attic spaces, and wall voids. They are carnivorous and may be more aggressive, especially when defending their nests. Hornets are a type of large wasp, often with distinctive color patterns and large nests, typically found in trees or shrubs.

One of the most common wasp species found in North Carolina is the paper wasp (Polistes spp.). These social wasps are known for their characteristic papery nests, which they construct from wood fibers and saliva. Paper wasps are typically found in urban and suburban areas, where they build their nests in sheltered locations such as under eaves, in attics, or beneath decks. While paper wasps can deliver painful stings if provoked, they are generally less aggressive than other common wasp species in the area like yellow jackets or hornets.

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At Bug Out, we protect against the disease and damage that can be caused by common pests.

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