Can Carpenter Bees Pose a Threat? Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

Can Carpenter Bees Pose a Threat? Frequently Asked Questions and Answers By Horizon Pest Control What are Carpenter Bees? Carpenter bees are large, solitary insects known for their wood-boring habits. They are commonly found throughout the United States and are often mistaken for bumblebees due to their similar size and appearance. These bees are named […]

Preventing Bees and Wasps Around the Pool

Preventing Bees and Wasps Around the Pool By Horizon Pest Control For those fortunate enough to have a backyard pool, the presence of bees and wasps around or within it is likely a familiar occurrence. These insects are naturally drawn to water sources for sustenance, and your inviting pool undoubtedly serves as an enticing oasis […]

7 New Jersey Stinging Insects: Which Ones Are Most Aggressive?

7 New Jersey Stinging Insects: Which Ones Are Most Aggressive? By Horizon Pest Control New Jersey is home to many types of bees and wasps. As many people learn the hard way, some of these stinging insects are much easier to provoke than others. Below, we’ve grouped common stinging insects in New Jersey according to […]

How to Tell the Difference Between Bees and Wasps

How to Tell the Difference Between Bees and Wasps By Horizon Pest Control Need help identifying those black and yellow bugs flying around your backyard? There are multiple differences between bees and wasps in terms of appearance, diet, behavior, and aggression. Below, we’ll provide a general overview so that if you spot one of these […]

Bee Venom Therapy Uses

Bee Venom Therapy Uses By Horizon Pest Control Throughout your life, you have probably viewed bee stings as something negative. However, recently conducted research suggests that bee venom could have some benefits for the human body. Curious about how bee venom could be used as a medical treatment? Horizon Pest Control offers a quick overview […]

Stinging Insect Classification: Wasps, Bees, and Hornets

Stinging Insect Classification: Wasps, Bees, and Hornets By Horizon Pest Control Controlling any pests starts by knowing the type of pests that are inside the premises. Stinging insects such as wasps, bees and hornets are some pest problem that can be experienced by many. However, the most common questions regarding insect classification surrounds the differences […]

Got a Bee or Wasp Sting? Treat Them With These Home Remedies!

Got a Bee or Wasp Sting? Treat Them With These Home Remedies! By Horizon Pest Control Being stung by a bee or wasp can hurt and often results in inflamed, burning, swollen or itchy skin. Fortunately, you don’t have to deal with the pain. There are many things you can do to help relieve the […]

Different Types of Stinging Insects in New Jersey

Different Types of Stinging Insects in New Jersey By Horizon Pest Control The American Bumble Bee The bumble bee has a black body and a yellow-striped belly. Bee colonies (like that of the other stinging insects) are divided into queens, female workers, and male workers. Unlike males, females have stingers; furthermore, queens are twice as […]