When warm weather sets in, it’s usually our first instinct to head outdoors – but then you hear it… a soft buzzing sound that will instantly send you running back inside.
The panic that sets in when a bee or wasp buzzes nearby happens for good reason – they’re dangerous. Reactions to insect stings can cause infection at the site of the sting, difficulty breathing and severe to deadly allergic reactions.
While both bees and wasps are beneficial to the environment, clashes with humans can happen if the insects feel threatened.
“Bees away from the hive aren’t likely to be aggressive, if left undisturbed” says Bill Melville, a 35-year pest management veteran and director of quality assurance for Orkin PCO Services. “However, stay away…