Mud Dauber Pest Control Services

Mud daubers are a type of wasp found in Arizona and many other parts of the United States. While these insects live in colonies, they do not pose an immediate threat to humans or their homes like some other types of wasps. Instead, mud daubers build nests made out of mud that can be seen on walls, porches, and even inside attics. Although mud daubers are generally harmless to humans, there are still important things to know about them if you have discovered an infestation around your home.

Mud daubers come in a variety of species, but the most common type found in Arizona is the black-and-yellow mud dauber (Sceliphron caementarium). These wasps are typically about an inch in length and have yellow stripes along the body. They build their mud nests on walls and other sheltered areas such as attics, porches, and garages. The nests are made up of small round balls attached to a flat surface using mud as glue.

If you think you may have a Mud Dauber infestation near your home, there are a few signs you should look for. The most obvious sign is the presence of mud nests, however other things such as an increase in wasp sightings or damaged vegetation can also indicate an infestation. Mud daubers generally do not pose any immediate health risks to humans, however, large numbers of them can cause allergic reactions in some people. In addition, mud daubers can damage plants and trees by feeding off of the sap, which may reduce the health of the vegetation and make it more susceptible to disease.

In order to prevent a Mud Dauber infestation around your home, there are a few steps you can take. Keeping your property free of debris, such as old boards and leaves, can help to reduce the number of mud daubers around your home. In addition, making sure that any cracks or crevices are sealed up can help to prevent infestations from occurring. If you already have an infestation on your property, it is important to take steps to remove it as quickly as possible by calling us to come out and remove them.

Mud daubers are an interesting type of wasp found throughout the United States and Arizona in particular. While they can be a nuisance, they usually do not pose any immediate health risks to humans or pets. However, it is still important to take steps to prevent and remove infestations around your home in order to protect vegetation and maintain a healthy environment. By following the tips outlined above, you should be able to keep your property free from mud daubers and other pests.

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In addition to covering over 20+ general crawling insects including scorpions, this package includes fly treatment upon request and Fresh Foam applications twice a year.

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This package adds Mosquito Misting services from March to October during regular service visits and includes 2-4 Rodent Bait stations, along with the previously mentioned services.

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This encompasses all the services of the previous packages. Additionally, it offers up to 4 Inzecto units, 2-4 Rodent Bait stations, and up to 10 Sentricon Termite Bait Stations, subject to an inspection.

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