Stinging Pest Frequently Asked Questions

What do wasps eat?

Wasps primarily live off of invertebrates such as spiders, flies, and ants.

How long do wasps live?

Wasps do not have a very long lifespan. On average wasps live 2-3 weeks.

Do wasps sting?

Yes, wasps do have the ability to sting. They have a stinger which is primarily used for self-defense if the wasp feels threaten.

Where do wasps live?

Wasps make their nests in spots that are sheltered and naturally protected.

Where do carpenter bees live?

Carpenter bees build nests by boring into wood. They prefer to make their nests in wood that is decaying or weathered.

Are carpenter bees aggressive?

In general carpenter bees are not an aggressive species. The biggest threat that they pose is damage to your property.

Do carpenter bees sting?

Only female carpenter bees have a stinger that is used only when they feel threatened.